Eye of the Tiger

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Breathe, it doesn’t really matter

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Breathe, it doesn’t really matter

March 4, 2020

I remember freshman year almost as it was yesterday, and I vividly remember being very aware and self-conscious as to what people would think of me. From ...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Take advantage of opportunities as they present themselves

NICOLE KHUDYAKOV

March 2, 2020

In the wise words of everyone’s favorite arguably-not-a-Disney-Princess Disney-Princess, Mulan: when will my reflection show, who I am, inside? I hope you read that with melancholy violin music playing in your head, because that’s exactly the level of melodrama I’m currently reaching for. Between homework assignments, group projects, extracurriculars and attempting to...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Four year plans don’t define what will actually happen

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Four year plans don’t define what will actually happen

February 3, 2020

Whenever I feel like entertaining myself, I always take out the copy of my four-year plan from before I was even a freshman. I’ve always found it surreal that my plans...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Ask the important questions

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Ask the important questions

March 22, 2019

Coming into High school as a freshman, I thought it was going to be the hardest four years of my life. I was never so wrong. High school is nothing like...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: High school isn’t hard; life is

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: High school isn’t hard; life is

March 11, 2019

My four years of being in high school have been the most vital to my life. Most people tell you that high school was the worst time of their life and...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Branch out, take risks

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Branch out, take risks

January 30, 2019

As application season finally comes to a close, the inevitable question approaches: where do you want to go? After months of essays, questions, paper...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Avoid the senior void

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Avoid the senior void

May 14, 2018

In all of my years on this planet, I have never heard a more fallacious argument than that of “It’s senior year; you should just go” or something...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Take CC courses

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Take CC courses

May 14, 2018

I’m not going to offer any sweeping senior advice about how to be the best you can be in high school, nor will I offer the secrets of life or the meaning...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Find healthy friendships, let others go

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Find healthy friendships, let others go

April 23, 2018

Our friend group has virtually been the same since middle school, and we thought it would always be that way. SIKE! We were wrong. Now, don’t automatically...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Experiment in all areas of interest

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Experiment in all areas of interest

February 26, 2018

Going into high school I had no idea that I would take part in the programs that I am in today. I walked onto campus as a freshman, ignorant that I would...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow useful cliches

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow useful cliches

February 5, 2018

Over the course of our high school career, we’ve picked some life lessons and cliches that have genuinely made a positive impact on our day-to-day lives.With...

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow your priorities

LETTERS FROM A SENIOR: Follow your priorities

May 8, 2017

As you advance in high school and juggle an increasing volume of commitments, you must allot your time wisely – and use it with purpose. As much of...