This article is an amazing reminder to keep your head in the “game” that is college. It reminds the reader to stray away from slacking off and getting caught up in time wasting activities. The article attempts to tweak the expectations to be had for the experience of college. Even though the article contains humorous text, it does well in bringing grounded reminders to those who might fly away. All in all, it’s a decent piece that isn’t focused on too many specialized topics mainly the more down to earth common day problems that can lead to lesser-known obstacles on the road to a degree.
This article gives helpful advice for narrowing down the list of colleges you apply to. Many of the pieces of advice in this article are a bit obvious, but I still think it is helpful. One thing that this article says is that while you might want to have tons of colleges on your application list, you aren’t actually going to want to pay that many application fees and write that many essays. This article gives good general advice that would be very helpful to students who still need to figure out where they are applying to.
This article is very helpful because it's a college professor who knows how and what students should do especially for those in their first year in college. Even though he gives great advice on how to survive your first year of college, he also gives hacks to improve your dorm life like making your own coffee and your own weight room so you wo n’t have to make a trip to the gym. It also shows you how to stop procrastinating and helping you with your health like the freshman 15.
What separates this article from the rest of the articles that this article uses advice from multiple colleges. Therefore, it has a wide range of advice. The article gives advice from freshman year to extracurricular activities, so basically advice on everything under the sun. It helps the reader set up healthy friendships and networks (of the business kind). This article is the pinnacle of college advice and gives the utmost ground works for a very successful college experience.
This article offers students something they may not readily think about: choosing summer activities that may help boost college admission chances. Most students know about working, volunteering, or having an internship. This article offers additional ideas, like becoming an entrepreneur, taking an online class, and volunteering to help others with their research.
A former Yale admissions officer gives you a peek behind the curtain of elite college admissions and shares her top 10 secrets about what really happens. This article gives you tips and educates you on what can affect the outcome of your admissions. It even informs you on false information you can accumulate over the years from college students. More importantly, it also explains how just because you may not get accepted, it doesn't mean you weren't qualified for that college.