How to become a better writer

How to become a better writer

In an increasingly interconnected world, writing skills are vital across just about every industry. And yet, last year a study by the National Assessment of Educational Progress found that“Three-quarters of both 12th and 8th graders lack proficiency in writing.” Why...
How to manage stress when it’s crunch-time

How to manage stress when it’s crunch-time

We’ve all been there. Your desk is sagging under the weight of all the things you have to do, and time is running out. Your palms sweat, your heart races, and you manage to perform the gargantuan willpower feat of closing Facebook for good. It’s do-or-die time....
How do I get started on my college essay?

How do I get started on my college essay?

The college application essay, or personal statement, can be the deciding factor in getting into an elite college. With such a monumental and significant task at hand, it can be overwhelming to think about where (or how!) to begin, but it won’t be any easier to deal...