Seniors Should Savor their Last Semester

By Sydnee Conroy Twas’ the semester before graduation, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse… The seniors were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of caps, gowns, and diplomas danced in their heads. Yes… senioritis is here. Classes ahead of us have talked about the struggle each year: the lack of motivation, the restlessness to graduate, … Continue reading Seniors Should Savor their Last Semester

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