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Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

Name: that part was easy. Date of birth: June, 1989, which made me a few months short of my 25th birthday the first time I applied to transfer to a 4-year university. A lot older than my perfect cousin, who …
Lizzie Bennett

Lizzie Bennett

The college process has a lot of fairy tale-like aspects. Like Cinderella, I’ve had to research, visit, and perform all sorts of tedious tasks before being able to show up at the ball, or the Common App. My fairy godmother …
Driving Into the Future

Driving Into the Future

My Options Now to explain how I have narrowed down my options I have to explain all of my options. I was accepted to three schools: all Catholic, four-year institutions. Two of them are in-state and one is two states …
Waiting to Hear Back From Colleges

Waiting to Hear Back From Colleges

I turned eighteen on March 1, which for me marks another challenge I’m trying to face with as much courage as possible: a statement of intent. May 1 is the deadline for many high school seniors across the nation to …
Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

Finding the Fit: 24 and Overboard

The spring semester brought new adventures including being Editor-in-Chief of our campus magazine, The Bull.  But, in the back of my head I knew that above all else, the spring would be nothing like the fall – or would it? …
Finding the Fit

Finding the Fit

The waiting game Day 114 of my time in application purgatory. There is still no response from any school to which I applied. Every day is the same; I check my application portals and get disappointed by “Application Pending” messages. …