Author - Alex

GRE, MCAT, LSAT, oh my!

When I decided I was going to apply for graduate school after my undergrad, there were so many things I had to consider: where I was going to go, what program I would be doing, and what tests I needed to take. I went to...

Graduating Early

As an eager and over-zealous freshman, I plopped down in front of my academic advisor the second week of school with three spreadsheets detailing the next three years. Poor Gary, bless his heart, stayed patient and...

Info Sessions

My first semester of college was overwhelming in the best way possible. It seemed like everywhere I turned there was something going on, but I had no idea how to narrow down what I was interested in. There were so many...

Note Taking in College

While I was an “A+ student” in high school, I never found it necessary to take many notes to succeed. Sometimes in high school, teachers print out slides or give you the lecture material after class. While this still...

Trying New Things

Many people have been surprised to learn that up until about three weeks ago, I had never had a Dorito (or as I call it, a flavored tortilla chip). It’s pretty shocking, but up until the past month, I had also never...

Day in the Life

Everyone always tells you that college is way different than high school — your schedule isn’t as structured, and you’re free to make your own decisions about what to do. With people only spending 2-3 hours...