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How to Turn Your Brain Back On After Summer Break

By Catherina GioinoAugust 25, 2017
The start of school is fast approaching, and three months of uninterrupted Netflix-ing may very well have made you at least 37% dumber than you were at the beginning of summer break. We can help you conquer your required reading assignment, but you might also want ... More  →
How to Turn Your Brain Back On After Summer Break

How to Survive Living at Home During College Break

By Catherina GioinoJuly 27, 2017
There's the dream of what college break will be like—you'll sleep in until 2 PM, binge-watch Riverdale, and subsist entirely on Lucky Charms and frozen tater tots—and there's the reality, which is decidedly less awesome. Now that you're used to making your own schedule and being ... More  →
How to Survive Living at Home During College Break

How to Get Over That College Rejection Letter

By Catherina GioinoJune 23, 2017
It's your worst-case scenario: you've just been rejected by your dream school. You’re haunted by thoughts of what went wrong: was it the fact that you used an absurd and totally unjustifiable amount of interrobangs in your application essay?!!? (Maybe?!) Was it that you included ... More  →
How to Get Over That College Rejection Letter

6 Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing a College

By Catherina GioinoMay 22, 2017
Congratulations! Your hard work, persistence, and all of that excessive lying subtle padding on your applications have finally paid off: you got into college! Now it’s time to kick back and relax with many, many burritos and all of the Netflix: your work here is done. EXCEPT IT’S ... More  →
6 Common Mistakes People Make When Choosing a College
About the Author
Catherina Gioino

Cat's a native New Yorker. When she's not constantly reminding you of that fact, she's quoting movies no one's ever heard of. If you can't find her somewhere in Queens on her bike, she can be found on Twitter at @cat_gio .

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