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High School

You are, of course, a highly intelligent and unique human being whom any of your fellow incoming freshmen would be lucky to know. And yet, as you meet them for the first time during freshman orientation, you find yourself unable to say anything other than, “So, um, where are you from? That’s cool. What’s your major? That’s cool.” Many of the people you talk to will be eager to chat about hometowns and classes. There’s something about the novelty of your first few days on a college campus and the desire to make a good first impression that tends to homogenize conversation. Despite the...
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As any seasoned collegiette knows, move-in day never turns out quite the way you imagine it will, whether you're stepping on campus for the first time or strutting your stuff as a senior. Check out some of the things that you can actually expect to experience on move-in day, and you'll be totally prepared for whatever comes your way! Expectation: You'll be so excited to be on campus surrounded by so many intellectuals and old books! Reality:  Expectation: You'll be rocking the cutest outfit and your hair and makeup will be flawless, just in case a hottie stops to help you with your boxes....
Are you a smart and savvy pre-collegiette looking for answers to some of your most personal questions about college? You know, the ones about boys, classes, roommates and parties that your school’s guidance office can’t help you with? Jen is here to answer those questions! Whatever your concern, she’ll do her best to help you so you can make sure you don’t just survive college, but rock it! I can't drink alcohol or do drugs because of medical reasons. How do I go to parties and hang out without sounding like goody two-shoes? –Tara Tara, I go to a private Christian school in rural...