Tag: Freshmen

  • Four Things I Wish I Knew About AP Courses Freshman Year

    It’s not harder than a prep course When I took my first AP class , I went in with the idea that it would require more knowledge than a regular prep course. As the year progressed, I learned that in comparison to other prep courses I was taking, my AP class wasn’t much harder. The difference between the two types of classes, in my eyes, is the amount of work. Advance placement courses have a bit more classwork and homework than prep courses because you go more in depth in the subject you are taking than in a prep course.

  • A Freshman’s Guide To Balancing College Extracurriculars

    No matter which college you attend, you’ll have the opportunity to participate in tons of extracurricular activities. It’s hard to choose between all of them! But it’s very important to make sure you don’t overcommit. Try to compromise and strike a balance.   Decide what you want to do beforehand Find a list of all […]

  • High School Freshman Year Bucket List

    Contrary to what some sources claim, your freshman year of high school does matter. For tons of incoming freshmen, this year will mark the beginning of the long, arduous journey to college. And if you’re a freshman, though you certainly don’t have to stress over college this early, this is a great year to get […]

  • High Schooler’s Guide to Spending Your Summer Wisely

    “Oh, lord,” you groan. “Now, this blogger’s gonna tell me to be—shudder—productive this summer.” I wish I could tell you that you’re wrong… …But I can’t. Summer is an awesome time to have fun, but it’s also such a vital period for tons of programs and activities and volunteer gigs that your mind will positively […]

  • How to Study Online Without Getting Distracted

    When you want to study for the SAT online, the internet becomes your best friend and your worst enemy. Yes, you have access to wonderful resources all in one place, from the comfort of your own home. But, oh the temptation to procrastinate!! You know what I’m talking about. You go online to check Facebook […]