Yale Student

What I Loved Most About Being a Yale Student

What I Loved Most About Being a Yale Student Yale is one of the oldest undergraduate institutions in the United States. And while “old” often correlates to prestige among US schools, there’s one key way in which the value of “old” is often overlooked and under-discussed, in my opinion. What I loved most about beingKeep reading

Studying Abroad

Studying Abroad: How to Prepare

Studying Abroad: How to Prepare Studying abroad is a unique opportunity, which is why students who are fortunate enough to have the chance to do it are often encouraged to. However, studying abroad is not without its challenges, and deciding how to prepare for such an important trip is a major one. From the practical mattersKeep reading

Transfer Application

How to Prepare a Strong Transfer Application

How to Prepare a Strong Transfer Application If you are interested in transferring colleges, you are most definitely not alone. The percentage of students who change undergraduate institutions at least once is more than 30%. No matter how common this move may be, it represents a big decision. Your transfer application should be approached withKeep reading

Community Service

Why All Community Service is Not Created Equal

Why All Community Service is Not Created Equal I’ve met dozens – if not hundreds – of students who, when asked about their volunteer work or community service, proudly exclaim that they have completed hours upon hours of work at Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, or any number of other commonplace institutions. The effectKeep reading

Early Decision Rejection: Should You Change Your Application?

Early Decision Rejection: Should You Change Your Application? Early decision results arrive full of emotions. For most students, this is their first response from a college admissions office in a process that has been hyped up throughout all of high school (or even earlier). Mid-December, thousands of students anxiously check their college application portals, prayingKeep reading