Archive for August, 2009

Extreme Makeover: College Tour Edition

One of the staples of the campus visit is the college tour. Although each school is different, the signs of a tour on any campus are usually unmistakable: a cheerful student walks backwards while leading a group of students and parents and rattling off interesting, well-rehearsed, school-supplied factoids about the given institution. However, according to a recent New York Times article, some schools, ...

A View from Above: One College Student’s Reflections on Her First Year

By Alana Eichner, Smith College What clubs or activities did you participate in during your freshman year? Early on, I became very involved in the Smith Democrats. Since Smith is a very liberal school, the dems are a very active organization on campus. I was originally driven to get involved because of the weight of the upcoming election in fall of 2008. I went on more and more campaign trips, attended ...

Looking for an Internship?

Organizing for America, the successor organization to Obama for America, is offering the National Organizing Internship for college students. Since this is a nation-wide internship, it can be done in conjunction with your college courses in any state. You can even talk with your college to see if you can receive college credit for the internship. For more information or to apply, go to the Organizing ...

A Former Brookline High Student Searches for Self-Complexity

If you think that college research opportunities are limited to the library or the science laboratory, think again. Former Brookline High student and Educational Advocates client Brian Milstone, who is a rising senior at Hamilton College, is currently working on a study with a fellow student on issues surrounding self-complexity and how our perceptions of our different roles and traits contribute to ...
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