Lydia Abedeen

Lydia Abedeen is a (stark-raving SANE) writer based in Orlando. She writes because, in the end, it's all she has. It's the one gift that she's always willing to share, and the one thing that people truly appreciate when she gives it to them. Thus, she makes it her job to never stop gifting the world with a little bit more of her wisdom. And so, she shares some of it with you today.

Articles

20 Absolutely Necessary Things to Pack for College

Here's all the extremely necessary things you'll need to bring to school with you this fall in order to have an extremely productive (and not as broke) college life.read more

Why I Chose the More Expensive College

A student tells the tale of how she came to her college decision...and why she chose the college that cost her more in the end.read more

Where Students Interested in Science Writing Can Publish Their Work

Love science? Love writing? Introducing: science writing! And if you're looking for experience, these two online publications let students pursue science journalism at any experience level.read more

Should You Apply to QuestBridge? 3 Reasons Why It's Worth It

It's true the vast majority of QuestBridge applicants don't receive a full-ride scholarship, but the opportunities don't end there. Here are three reasons why low-income students shouldn't be skeptical about applying to the program.read more

3 Easy Ways to Find a High School Internship

Three simple and effective ways one student successfully sought out internships the summer of her senior year.read more

Intro to QuestBridge: Big Opportunities for Low-Income Students

One College Prep Scholar outlines QuestBridge, a program that offers application resources and scholarship opportunities to low-income students. read more