College applications and college, in general, are the words every senior and even juniors hear nonstop. The stress of it all can be vanquished by doing a simple thing per application: applying early. I finished majority my applications in the summer before senior year with only teacher recs and new scores left to send in… Read More Applying to College: why it’s better doing it early
I made my first bullet journal this summer and I’m so happy of how it came out! Now, I didn’t do the same style as a typical bullet journal. I made mine into a planner for school! It… Read More How to: Bullet Planner
Around these months, high schoolers are deciding which AP classes they want to take or already know which ones they are challenging themselves to. There is a defined difference between AP and dual enrollment (DE). Advanced Placement (AP) classes are by College Board. Check out their full list of AP classes and suggest ones for specific… Read More AP Class Tips
As my junior year ends, I now have to think of senior year. The pivotal point of the high school years and the one that is desired with anxiousness and anxiety by students.
Making a goal or a list of tasks to accomplish from the summer before senior year to the end of the school year is a great visual to accomplish tasks. This helps as a mental breakdown of what to accomplish by when. Feel free to use this list as a guide!
Below is my list:… Read More Senior Year Checklist
The first time I went on a college tour, I asked a few questions, but later on, I realized I didn’t ask all the essentials. Of course, you can contact your admissions counselor afterward but, why not ask while you’re there? Don’t let your parent or guardian ask the questions for you! You’re the one… Read More What to Ask during a College Tour?
As a junior, you should definitely take the SAT or ACT. Below, are the main differences as well as tips I suggest after taking both tests. This infographic is a helpful tool as well! SAT There are five test sections: reading, writing and language, two types of math sections, and a surprise section. The highest… Read More SAT vs ACT
High school is one of those places that are exciting to think of as a middle schooler. Those currently facing the high school years, like I am, realize the long and drawled out process it can be. But, the end of the ‘best years of your life’ will be over until a new endeavor starts.… Read More Tips for Getting through the High School Years
As a high school student of this day and age, trends and slangs are ever changing. Hearing the slangs my peers say is so weird! In a few years, these would be a figment of one’s imagination. Some are food related such as raw while others, like dope, has a totally different meaning than before!… Read More The Slangs of Today
As the school year comes back around, it is time to catch up on old high school films. This is especially essential for seniors of the 2017 graduating class as this will be their final high school days. There are many films but, here are seven movies to watch before graduating high school! “Grease” (1978)… Read More Films to Watch before Graduating High School
AP and DE are both college courses that high school students can take towards credit for their undergraduate years. At my school, these GPA boosters are equal in weight with a rigorous courseload but, what’s the difference?… Read More AP vs DE