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Category: Fun

Dana Sinclair

Snack Your Way Smarter

If you know me, you know I love to eat. I am constantly snacking between meals, looking for new recipes, and scrolling through the food section on pinterest. When I found out that certain foods can help me focus, stay awake, and improve my memory, it changed my snacking life. Not to mention they are all natural and healthy.

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Myka Yamasaki

Alternatives to College Tours

Driving and flying across the country to visit all the colleges you are interested in is not always a possibility. College visits can be expensive and it takes a lot of time to travel. If you are someone who can’t go on college visits, this post is for you. There is no need to worry! You can find the colleges for you by taking advantage of the internet. Here are a few resources to look into:

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Dana Sinclair

6 Ways to Start the School Year

School is right around the corner for many of us (sigh) and getting into back-to-school mode can be quite a challenge. Nobody wants to think about going back to school, especially when it’s coming up so fast, but ignoring it will only make the transition more difficult in the long run. Here are 6 ways to get focused, ready, and excited for school while making the transition between summer and the school year a bit easier!

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Nadira Berman

Six Reasons Why You Should Join A High School Sports Team

I’ve always been athletically challenged. In fact, I’m probably one of the least competitive people you’ll ever meet. As a kid, I strayed away from most sports and other physical activities.

But for some reason, when I started high school, I decided to join the tennis team. And I’m so glad that I did.

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Guest Author

Need a job this summer? Here’s how to find one!

Helpful tips for a productive summer from Snagajob! Each year, Snagajob, America’s largest hourly employment network, surveys employers to gain insight on the summer job market. It looks like the summer of 2015 will be a great one for jobs! We talked to over 1000 employers in the restaurant, hospitality, and retail industries to find […]

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Nadira Berman

Why Every Student Should Volunteer Abroad

Back in March, 11 of my classmates and I travelled to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to volunteer at a preschool called Centro Infantil San Pablo. We were excited for the trip, but we didn’t really have a true idea of what was in store for us. The experience ended up being life changing.

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Nadira Berman

5 Must-Watch College Movies

Before I head off to college next year, I’m going to get in the right mood by watching some entertaining, college-themed movies. Join me and check out my favorite picks below!   22 Jump Street If you liked 21 Jump Street, you’ll absolutely LOVE 22 Jump Street. Surprisingly, I think this sequel is actually better […]

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Nadira Berman

19 Must-Watch High School Movies

Ahhh, high school. The time of prom, SATs, rumors, drama and college applications. Here are 19 classic movies about these pivotal four years between childhood and adulthood.   Grease (1978) High school has changed a lot since the fifties (or a 1970s representation of the fifties?), but a few things remain the same. There have […]

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Nadira Berman

Nine YouTube Videos That Will Help You Destress

We all need a study break sometimes. Take a moment to forget about all of the stress of finals and watch some cute animal videos. Here are my recommendations.   Happy cows   After these cows escaped death, their love of life was visibly restored. If you’ve lost all hope, take a look at how […]

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Nadira Berman

The Seven Phases of Senior Year

Senior year is an emotional roller coaster. I wish I could say it felt like this.   But a lot of the time it feels like this…   Here’s what all you underclassmen have to look forward to:   Phase One: Big dogs on campus   It’s the first day of school. You drive up […]

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