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I'm 'Officially' An Adult, But That Doesn't Mean I Have It All Figured Out (Yet)

I'm 'Officially' An Adult, But That Doesn't Mean I Have It All Figured Out (Yet)

Ashley Castillo  07.14.2014
On the last day of school, as I said goodbye to everyone, I didn't fully understand that it was the last time I'd be seeing the same people...
The 7 Words You Should Say Before You Graduate

The 7 Words You Should Say Before You Graduate

Rosana Maximo  06.27.2014
It's strange and amazing how a couple of things can shape the future and your path in life. If we look back to what caused us to go to...
Class Of 2014, We've Come A Long Way

Class Of 2014, We've Come A Long Way

Opemipo Akerele  06.26.2014
Surely, I am excited for a new life in higher education, but I think it is truly important to take a look back and reflect on how far we...
I Passed Up Full Scholarships For My Dream School -- And I Don't Regret It

I Passed Up Full Scholarships For My Dream School -- And I Don't Regret It

Shi Hui Ng  06.20.2014
While it's true that work study and possible loans may haunt me later, I don't want to regret not choosing Wellesley because of money....
Get Ready, College: I'm Coming For You

Get Ready, College: I'm Coming For You

Ashley Castillo  06.16.2014
The way high school is set up (or at least how mine is) lends for a very repetitive schedule. As a senior who has one month of high school...
The One Thing I Regret During The College App Process

The One Thing I Regret During The College App Process

Shi Hui Ng  05.14.2014
If you're still deciding between colleges, make a list! Now is a good time to slow down and look into the nitty-gritty details. Put down...
What Getting Into My Dream School Made Me Realize

What Getting Into My Dream School Made Me Realize

Ashley Castillo  05.13.2014
All I could do was yell, "I got in! I got in! Mom, I got in!" Tears of joy streamed down my face and it hugged my mother. I couldn't believe...
The Scary Thing About Graduation

The Scary Thing About Graduation

Opemipo Akerele  05. 9.2014
As graduation steadily approaches, I have mixed feelings of excitement and fear. I am ecstatic yet afraid to be thrown out into the "unknown"...
I Finally Found My Home Away From Home

I Finally Found My Home Away From Home

Rosana Maximo  05. 7.2014
Decisions, decisions. At the end and after so much time being invested, the reaping of our hard work pays off: We're getting to go to college....
Why Is It So Impossible To Get A Part-Time Job?

Why Is It So Impossible To Get A Part-Time Job?

Opemipo Akerele  04.29.2014
As I pass the halfway-mark of my last semester of high school, I am ecstatic for college, yet slightly sad that I have applied to over...
The Life-Changing Decision I'm Prepared To Make

The Life-Changing Decision I'm Prepared To Make

Stephanie Orozco  04.22.2014
I read and read, and re-read again for clarity; my eyes were slowly adjusting to the hard and truthful fact that I was staring at an early...
It's Been A Roller Coaster Of A Ride

It's Been A Roller Coaster Of A Ride

Shi Hui Ng  04.21.2014
Looking back at senior year in retrospect, it was an emotional roller coaster where I almost lost all my motivation. In December, I was...
Either Way, I Get to Eat Cake

Either Way, I Get to Eat Cake

Brandon Williams  04.18.2014
My mind is on other things: Who will Frank Underwood target next? Will there be a Frozen 2 (the first one was AMAZING)? But most importantly,...
Why Seniors Need To Stop Asking 'What If?'

Why Seniors Need To Stop Asking 'What If?'

Rosana Maximo  04.14.2014
I believe it is the second worst thing about the application process, because a rejection can make you doubt yourself, your future and...