Throughout society and in life…(Part 2)

Published Saturday, December 11, 2021 by Tarang

Last time we left off, you hopefully gained a good understanding of being concise and logical when writing your essay. Now, you must focus on the examples that you will specifically use in that essay. A good place to focus your attention first is the literary example. The literary example should always be strong because it is super specific: you are choosing a specific book and referencing certain events in the book. This sort of detailed evidence should boost your essay, but you must make sure the book is relevant to the prompt. Things to… Continue Reading

Gearing up for Junior Year

Published Saturday, December 11, 2021 by Katie

Junior Year is notorious for being the most difficult year in your high school journey. In reality, junior year is not that bad. Sure, you may be taking multiple APs, the SATs are right around the corner, and your parents and teachers are constantly stressing the importance of maintaining your GPA. But, with a couple of tips, you can endure the various challenges that this year poses.   Take a vacation before junior year. Being such dedicated, hardworking students, chances are you have spent your summer doing something academic. To avoid school fatigue (which at… Continue Reading

The Night Before

Published Saturday, December 4, 2021 by Tarang

Sleep is a tricky thing. It’s never consistent. Sometimes it evades us, other times it’s right there when we need it, or it may suddenly come out of left field and hit you without warning. Some people want to sleep but don’t have time, others can sleep but not for long, and some people sleep all the time. However, many people have experienced difficulties falling asleep the day before something important. This may be you on the night of March 11th. March 12th is the day all of your hours of preparation will come into… Continue Reading

Free At Last…. Now What?

Published Saturday, December 4, 2021 by Richard Hong

Congratulations on graduating high school! We both know that you’re excited about entering college in the upcoming fall semester. You now have two (or three) months of peaceful catch-ups and socializing to make up for the grueling months of studying you’ve just endured. However, there are ways to prepare even further for college that won’t take up all of your summer vacation to consider: Summer classes: Although you’ve just finished 4 years of schoolwork, this journey never stops. Every college will have certain elective credits that are necessary to pass in order to graduate. As… Continue Reading

How Much Longer? Summer Vacation for Juniors and Seniors

Published Saturday, December 4, 2021 by Richard Hong

This post is for the rising juniors and seniors. You’ve gone through your share of high school already and you just want to enjoy your summer break. I get it, and you’ve earned your slice of fun. However, this summer is an opportunity for you to get ready for applying to college later down the road or even upcoming semester.  Here I’ll list some suggestions: More Studying: I understand, this is not an ideal way to spend your carefree summer. But guess what, life doesn’t stop and neither should you in your pursuit of getting… Continue Reading