History can be absolutely fascinating–but it can be difficult to become excited about the subject matter when everyone involved is dead and the closest you get to the subject matter is your dull textbook. Thankfully, we have the internet to not only provide us with priceless vines, but also some fun history resources! Take a […]
Author Archive | Maddi Lee
Maddi is currently a high school junior in southern California. She is an avid freelance writer and has been featured in multiple literary publications and anthologies. When she isn't writing, she loves traveling, doodling, and most of all, sleeping. Through her own experience and passion, she hopes to help guide fellow students through the roller coaster that is SAT and college admissions...that is, as long as she survives the journey herself!
The SAT is kind of like some sort of immortal being–feared, admired, and timeless. Yup, that’s right–your special time with the SAT isn’t just limited to high school…you’re never too old to take it! YOU CAN NEVER ESCAPE.
Does anyone actually want to sit through another boring Powerpoint presentation? Powerpoint presentations went out of fashion maybe four decades ago. (What? Of course I know that Powerpoint was only founded in 1990.) Anyways! Here is a list of eight Powerpoint alternatives sure to make your big presentation a hit! 1) Prezi This is one […]
Focus is the key to getting things done quickly, thoroughly, and efficiently…but it’s just so hard to maintain! Mastering your focus can help you stop procrastinating and finish your work faster and better than ever before. Unfortunately, mastering your focus is something that often takes a lifetime of effort…Well, most of us don’t have a […]
So, it seems like all of your friends know what they’re going to do with their lives…except you! When you’re close to applying for college, the struggle to choose a major can be immensely stressful. There are dozens and dozens of majors to choose from. So…how do you know which one is for you? Try […]
About a week ago, I was rejected by Stanford. Here’s the thing: I would’ve been genuinely confused if the decision had been anything else. The rejection still hurt, though. Rejection almost always hurts. There were definitely a few tears. As well as…an embarrassing amount on Stanford-related Youtube channels to unsubscribe from. I admit I ate […]
The critical reading section of the SAT can be especially terrifying if you’re a slow reader. With so many passages to analyze and so many questions to answer, this section can quickly become overwhelming. But, despair not! For all you slow readers out there, there is alas a solution! No. No, it’s not pizza. Not […]
With the holidays just around the corner, first semester is…almost over. For seniors, this is a time of mixed emotions: inexplicable coma-inducing stress as finals sneak up like sadistic ninjas…and tear-inducing joy as the label “second semester senior” becomes less a myth and more an ever-looming reality. This GIF sums up emotions fairly well: But […]
No matter how many study tips you research, none of them will matter if you’re working on an empty stomach! Eating the right food and having the right eating habits can do wonders for your productivity. You really are what you eat! Well, okay. Maybe not. Why is eating right so important anyways? According […]
There are tons of great resources out there as you study for the SAT! The SAT Writing section can be difficult to study for—especially the essay section. Here are tons of online tools you can use to set you on that road to your ideal score! 1) Writer’s Digest Writer’s Digest has tons of […]