Last Minute College Application Reminders

Last Minute College Application Reminders

Two more days before the common application deadline—you’re panicking, thinking about how you can further improve your application. Relax. You’ve made it this far—you’ll be fine. ...

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Why I’m Still Suffering From PSBD (Post Summer at Brown Disorder)

Why I’m Still Suffering From PSBD (Post Summer at Brown Disorder)

After spending a full three weeks at Brown University’s Pre-College Program from July 23rd to July 12th, I’m still suffering from a particularly severe and self-diagnosed case of ...

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Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer: Better than the movies

Stanford Pre-Collegiate Summer: Better than the movies

It’s like the movies; maybe a little better I was given the privilege to experience being at a world-renowned university for 3 weeks.  I ate at the dining hall, slept at the resid ...

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Rejection: How to Overcome this Evil

Rejection: How to Overcome this Evil

As any other Ivy-dreamers, my eyes were fixated to a 5.5-inch screen displaying a kind of the most important letters I had ever received since 1997. My hands were vibrating. My li ...

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College: Not for a profession, but for life.

College: Not for a profession, but for life.

“How was summer?”  The teacher asked. “Short.” The students replied. Common, expected and no-brainer q&a’s that teachers never fail to ask and students always make clear. With ...

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ASES Manila Summit 2014: What You Won’t Find On A Resume

ASES Manila Summit 2014: What You Won’t Find On A Resume

I’d fallen in. The trap that swallowed millions of college students whole had somehow managed to find me, and I fell straight into it. I had succumb to the lethargic notion that m ...

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

  Everyone is born for a purpose, while there are spiritual reasons there are also ‘human’ or worldly reasons. A simple worldly reason is to fulfill your life aspiration, or ...

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Searching for an Internship

Searching for an Internship

Dear (Company’s name) Please accept me as your intern. Pretty, preeetttttttty please? I am not in college, nor do I have any relevant experience….in fact, I am not qualified in an ...

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My Freshman Bucket List

My Freshman Bucket List

As a future international student (from Greece), the prospect of going to college in the US (University of Pennsylvania to be exact) is both exhilarating and frightening. I’m not ...

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