College Acceptance

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Brooke Bier has had dreams of attending Duke University since before she knew what it was. Her father, a graduate from Duke in 1990, started to convert his daughter into a Duke fan since she was eight months old. Seventeen years later, their dreams of a second generation Duke student came true when Bier was…

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

With only a month until the college application deadline arrives, heed some advice from K.S. Anthony, an expert on writing the infamous college essay. Linguistic notes from the College Application Underground: “Hope” is not a synonym for “intend.” It’s a poor substitute, signaling a softness of will and unsteadiness of nerve. Bilingual students who’ve grown…

Student Spotlight: Jessica Nabi

Student Spotlight: Jessica Nabi

Jessica Nabi, 18, is a freshman at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Originally from Scarsdale, New York, Nabi realized there was an “untapped market” that she needed to break into. Thus, Cupcakes By Jess was born. We spoke with Jess about how she got started with her business, and of course got to…

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed It started out with a personalized cookie cake that dad picked up from ShopRite on his way home from work. Next, friends brought balloons over after school. Some months later the sweatshirts from grandma rolled in. Then a cellophane-wrapped snipped and personalized tailgate…