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High School

Whether it’s crushes, classes or coed bathrooms on your mind, chances are you’ve already started stressing about your freshman year of college. But don’t worry! This collegiette has been there and done that, and she’s passing along her hard-earned wisdom to you lucky pre-collegiettes. Whether you’re daunted by your packing list (you do not need a label maker, promise), college-level classes (Wikipedia is your new best friend), making friends (easier than it sounds) or running into a one-night stand (honestly, just run the other way), Sophie’s likely encountered it all. Just sit back, relax...
You’ve spent plenty of time preparing yourself academically for college: acing exams, getting an awesome score on the SAT and writing a passionate college admissions essay. However, it’s time to think about which life skills you should master before you transition from high school student to collegiette! It’ll be empowering for you to know how to take care of yourself when you’re away from the comforts of your home. So before you pack up your stuff and move into your dorm, make sure you learn how to do these things! 1. Do laundry If you haven’t yet learned how to separate darks and lights,...
The college application process is hard, but sometimes the decision process can be even harder! While it’s nice to know you’ve been accepted to a few of your top schools, it can also put a lot of pressure on you when making your decision. If you’re having a tough time deciding which college to attend in the fall, take a look at these tips from collegiettes who went through the same decision. Consider these factors when trying to make your big decision! 1. Think about what is most important to you When you have a big decision to make, it’s important to step back for a moment and assess the...