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Category: Seniors

Elise Gout

5 To-Do’s Before Graduation

Whether you’re rejoicing or mourning at the conclusion of the school year, the days we’ve got left are disappearing fast. It’s a weird kind of time for seniors, one in which nobody really knows how to feel. Nostalgic about our fleeting youth? Excited for the transition into “adulthood”? There’s definitely some fear and anxiety that […]

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Elise Gout

That Summer Before Senior Year

As consumed by finals as you may be (or may not be, if you’re an intelligent senior… I am not one of those), you can start finding solace in the fact that the end is near. I’m talking breakfasts at 11:00 a.m. Afternoons by the beach. Evenings catching up on every Netflix movie that you somehow haven’t seen yet. Summer 2015, here we come!

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Nadira Berman

25 Things I Learned Senior Year

I’m about to drop some truth bombs.

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Linda Abraham

10 Tips for High School Seniors Getting Ready to Apply to Top-Tier Colleges

These ten quick hints will help make the application process as stress-free as possible.   1. Create a spreadsheet that includes all of your school choices and your “to do” list: Writing essays, keeing track of supplements, gathering transcripts (many schools use a service like parchment.com — I have found this service provides an easy and […]

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Nadira Berman

Five Things You Have to Do Once You’ve Made Your College Decision

Finally! You’ve made your decision about which college you’ll be attending in the fall. It’s so exciting! You are relieved and overjoyed. What should your next steps be?   Celebrate You deserve to #treatyoself. Go out to dinner with your friends and/or family. Have some sweet treats and junk food. Watch movies. You worked hard […]

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Elise Gout

Making the Choice

If you are reading this post, a pretty huge congratulations is due because you did it! You got into college, and that alone is an immensely significant feat to be proud of. Now, chances are, you are faced by a whole new kind of problem: making the choice. Every single school, no matter how similar […]

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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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Nadira Berman

The Four Types of Second Semester Seniors

Everyone handles second semester a little bit differently. But over the past few months, I’ve observed four main types of behavior within my senior class. Whether you’re a junior and you want to know what to expect or a senior who can relate to all of the antics that go on at this time of […]

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Elise Gout

The Senior Year Schedule

As a junior, it’s far from unheard of to have the future sneak up on you; there are, quite simply, so many things to be done. Concepts to be crammed in (and immediately forgotten). SAT’s to be taken. As such, senior year never really stops being that far away dream of serenity and trumpets and […]

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Nadira Berman

Best Inspirational Quotes for Frustrated Students

My obsession with inspirational quotes continues! And this time I won’t exclude freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Everyone gets frustrated with school sometimes, especially right now in the middle of the semester, with summer months and months away… From working in groups to presenting in front of the class, school is filled with difficult situations. But […]

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