College Prep

An NYU application reader shares her top tips for writing the perfect college essay.
The Greek Way, Chapter 6, Question 7: Why were facts important to the Greeks? Flavius Josephus once described the Roman legions
And contrary to what is usually supposed, the traditional ways of viewing the world are not the only offenders. One has but
There is only one true measure of a nation's health - its care for its sick, its poor, its weak, and its helpless. There
So how do we get the facts straight about what happened in the past? Of course, this assumes that we really want to know
This is a common temptation, but if one persists, one begins to make headway. If one has had three years of high-school Latin
As much as you will enjoy the freedom that college life can bring, you may very well hit the wall of freedom overload.
The Greeks had no official religious doctrines about the nature of the gods or moral behavior, apart from an informal code
2. Applicants are using social media to earn admission Long the main stay for keeping up to date their friends 24/7, social
6. Why didn't science arise in the East? Do the reasons given sound plausible? Who considered mathematics safe and other
Maybe I’m just not meant to go to college, I remember thinking, in tears.
One man's truth is another man's falsehood. Senior teachers are a school's quality control officers. Students who are brilliant
Many times students can go into high school unprepared for the rigors of the curriculum, and couple that with immaturity
Student: I think that human motives are enough to be good. Those who are good because they believe in an afterlife aren't
Teacher: How would you see this life if you didn't believe in an afterlife? Teacher: I'd like you now to role-play someone
It's that time of year; leaves turn brown, coffee shops reek of pumpkin spice, and college application deadlines loom over students' heads. Like most people, procrastination hits hard, where all dreaded tasks are put off until the last possible second.
Student: I don't know about anyone else, but if I thought I'd have only a short life to live, it would really be a downer
After the initial novelty had worn off, most students continued to thrive in their newfound ability to do their own thinking