Part of me — the part that aspired to be the Perfect Sophomore, the Perfect Junior, the Perfect Senior — wants to spend the summer working toward becoming the Perfect College Freshman or the Perfect Adult. But she does not exist…
DeVos has never taken out a loan or needed a Pell Grant. This worries me because, how can she be in charge of funding she doesn’t have any experience with?
The week of my job shadow was National Crime Victims Rights Week. I was moved by the survivors’ stories. Three words that are important: strength, resilience and justice.
As a love child of the theater, I hardly felt out of place in Spelman College’s theater, interviewing Atlanta actress Terry Henry. It was reassuring that the beautiful chaos is not limited to high school theater.
Just last year around this time I had kicked my feet up and was resting while my friends and fellow senior VOXers were full of anxiety, waiting for admission results from colleges. I had applied to more than 20 colleges/universities across the country — and for numerous scholarships. Everyone wondered why I was so calm and confident about the college application process, and my secret was preparation before senior year.
Getting ready to transition out of high school, I am learning much about myself, what makes me happy and most notably about how I undercut myself.
“Hidden Figures” is a testimony to the struggle of women of color and how important it is to have a strong support system behind you every step of the way.
There I was, on a Greyhound bus leaving Union Station in Washington, D.C., with so many emotions swirling in my mind. I could not believe was actually leaving The Mecca — Howard University.
A few members of the class of ‘17 speak up about how to avoid senioritis. Although the whole process of applying to college is stressful, it’ll pay off to be optimistic.
Money’s always going to be a very important thing in your life. If you find things that are free, great, but most of the things you have now are not free. Somebody had to pay for them. So it’s best that you manage your money the best possible way you can while you’re still young.” – Catherine, 19