Dorm Shopping 101

If leaving home for the first time is not stressful enough, going off to college or university essentially requires you to buy a new life. There's only so much you can bring from home, and chances are no matter what you do, you will forget something. That's ok. Its normal to be stressed about dorms, … Continue reading Dorm Shopping 101

My Dance Marathon Experience (and why you should participate at your school)

Anyone who knows me knows that I love being involved in community service. I ran a non-profit group in high school, taught, and spent many Saturday mornings growing up grocery shopping with my dad for a food pantry our family friends ran. In interviews I like to explain my major as "professional community service". I … Continue reading My Dance Marathon Experience (and why you should participate at your school)

Thoughts from a Teen On the Pressures of Getting in to College

Being a teenager sucks.   There's really no other way to put it than that.  As a teen you suffer a lot with social, academic, and physical changes imposed upon you by society.  And, if worrying about where you stand socially, how you're doing in classes, and what the hell is happening to your body isn't enough, … Continue reading Thoughts from a Teen On the Pressures of Getting in to College