College Sweethearts: Dating in University

Relationships in college are a lot different than those made in high school. For example, you can hang out with friends on your own time. There’s no need to ask or check in with your parents when you want to attend a social event. You also may not see these friends everyday. University campuses are much larger than high school ones, so typica...

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Reasons To Go To College

Is attending college a good idea? Well, here’s the short answer: YES. Here’s the long answer: yes, especially if you’re interested in a job in science or technology, or if you want to become a researcher. Ultimately you should consider whether what you want to do in life is worth investing four years of your time and tens of thous...

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How to Make A Lot of Friends in College

College is primarily an academic institution. If you ask my parents, the main reason anyone should go to college is to learn. To an extent, they’re correct. You can probably go from your first day of freshman year to your graduation without talking to anyone and you will be no worse for wear. In fact, you’ll probably have incredible gra...

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Volunteers In Service To America

The schedules of college students are often very hectic. Between classes, jobs and other student requirements, there is not much time left for college students to keep track of what is happening in the news and society around them. Even though staying up to date with news may be hard for students, it is necessary. Earning a college degree is not so...

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Best Colleges in Maryland

If you have any interest in attending university on the east coast, be sure to include the “Old Line State”, or “Free State”, in your search! Although Maryland is one of the smallest states in terms of area, it is densely populated and does not lack in its many academic institutions for higher education. You should definitely check out a fe...

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Easy Dorm Recipes

So you’re sick of eating in the dining hall, but have no motivation to cook a “real meal.” Have no fear, you can make easy dorm recipes from the comfort of your room! All you need is a few key ingredients (that you probably keep in your mini fridge anyway) and a handy dandy microwave. Now I know that not everyone is on board with the microw...

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ACT Testing

I can’t lie and say that I miss taking the ACT. While taking the test was essential to getting into my college of choice, it was not my favorite part of high school. In fact, preparing for ACT testing was a hassle I wish I could go back in time for. If I had the opportunity to do it all over again, I would give my high school self one key piece ...

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Things Needed for College

As summer draws to an end, college students are moving back into the dorms and trying to think about the various things needed for college. There are the essentials like bedding, towels, school supplies, and your clothes, but there are some “must haves” and things needed for college to make your dorm room one of the coolest on campus. ...

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Summer Bucket List Ideas for Teens

When I was six years old, I tried to build a time machine in my living room. It mainly consisted of a huge cardboard box, blankets I had taken from my bed and a few teddy bears I could not bear to go to the future without. My dad was kind enough to humor me and cut a hole in the box that made it look as if I were driving some sort of car. Once I sa...

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How to Prepare Yourself for College

Senior year can be a a lot of things: exciting, sad, tedious, terrifying. It can be all of this and a lot more, senior year is both tough and liberating. But as summer winds down and you find yourself staring down the barrel of your last year at school, there’s a lot you can do to prepare yourself for college once you get that diploma youR...

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