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10 Tips for Dealing With College Acceptance Jealousy

The Prospect | Posted 05.23.2015 | College
The Prospect

Application season is rough on everyone. And it flat out sucks when your friends get a bunch of acceptance letters and you don't-even if you applied to completely different schools.

How To Talk To Your Parents About Paying For College

| Posted 02.02.2015 | Teen

The time has finally come. After touring countless college campuses, spending hours writing your application essays and waiting anxiously for those ac...

What To Do If You Regret Applying Early Decision

Posted 01.26.2015 | Teen

Applying early decision to your dream school may have felt like a good decision back in November, but now you’re feeling the pressure roll in. Early...

5 Reasons Your College Decision Isn't Your Biggest Decision Ever

| Posted 01.06.2015 | Teen

Chances are college decisions are to blame for all of your anxiety right now. After all, it probably feels like your entire life up to this moment has...

What I Learned From Turning Down My Dream College

The Prospect | Posted 08.30.2014 | College
The Prospect

Fed up with my moping, my mom told me, "you deserve to go to a place that wants you." She was absolutely right, there's no good that comes from pining after someone or something that doesn't reciprocate.

Revisiting My College Decision Two Years Later

The Prospect | Posted 06.14.2014 | College
The Prospect

A part of me feels that the school seemed to present itself as better than it was. I was told that there is always something going on around campus, that the student-teacher ratio was amazing and visited on a warm fall day.

7 Things That Shouldn't Affect Your College Decision

| Posted 03.05.2014 | Teen

By Brooke Robbins College decisions are stressful—there are so many things to consider! What do your parents want? What do your friends want? But...

Deciding Which College to Attend

Jeannie Borin | Posted 04.20.2014 | College
Jeannie Borin

There are a variety of ways that each student goes about choosing a college and making their final decision. Factors in selecting a college may vary from person to person. However, there are some common questions that most should take into consideration.

5 Reasons Your College Decision ISN'T Your Biggest Decision Ever

| Posted 01.25.2014 | Teen

By Winnie Ma Chances are college decisions are to blame for all of your anxiety right now. After all, it probably feels like your entire life up to...

'You're Not Signing Your Life Away'

Raksha Muthukumar | Posted 06.19.2013 | Teen
Raksha Muthukumar

You're starting a new adventure for one year, maybe even one semester if it really doesn't work out for you. And unlike high school, you get to blaze your own trail and do what you want with the opportunities in store. After all, isn't that what you've been waiting for?

Hey, It's OK If You Didn't Get Into Your Dream School

Posted 04.01.2013 | Teen

High school can be really stressful -- to say the least. Our weekly "Hey, It's OK!" series is here to remind you of all things you SHOULDN'T be worrie...

In Defense of College

Rachel Alexander | Posted 04.29.2012 | College
Rachel Alexander

College, to me, is a place for exploration, a place to decide which of the many things that exist in the world are interesting to you. You don't need to decide what to do with your life at age 18. In my mind, it's one of the best reasons to go to college.

'My Passion Isn't A Lucrative Career! Help!'

| Abbie M., Brea, CA | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Someone once told me, “You're wasting your time on a career that will only lead t...