Category - College Prep

The Hardest Goodbye

Four years ago, I was asked by Illinois Undergraduate Admissions to join a student blogging team. This blog, they said, would reach college seniors in their search for their collegiate home. Writing has always been...

Why I Chose Illinois

My brothers and I are triplets, and we applied to college together. This morning, one of them sent me a screenshot of a letter—on this day two years ago, we were all rejected by one of our “reach”...

Essential College Items

There’s so much to get together for college that you’re bound to forget things. And that’s when you start calling your mom, asking her to mail you your pet turtle, or trying to figure out whether Walgreens sells Twin...