Why is a college education important?

By Sydnee Conroy I’ve always dreamed of where I’d attend college. As a little girl I imagined what it would be like to spread my wings and leave the nest. Would my future home be small or large? Would I be far away from my family or close by? What college would be like was a thought that consistently flowed through my mind as the … Continue reading Why is a college education important?

The Pressure of the Common App

This year more than a million students will complete the Common Application, a standardized application used by more than 500 colleges and universities. In a special for The Pine Needle, Madeleine Price has shared one possible response to the Common Application’s essay question. Recount an incident or time when you experienced failure. How did it affect you, and what lessons did you learn? Failure is … Continue reading The Pressure of the Common App