Mariela Pichardo

Mariela Pichardo is a 17-year-old high school senior from Yonkers, New York, but is currently based in Middletown, New York. She has an affinity for old films, female impersonation, and classic literature. She intends to study English and Spanish in the fall of 2016 in the Big Apple.

Articles

5 Times I Was Really Wrong About My College Search

No two students are going to have the same college search, but you should at least be aware of these common college search mistakes that could happen to you!read more

The Most Helpful Things I Learned When Applying to College

For this high school senior, the college application process has come to an end. Here are the most important things she learned along the way.read more

The People You'll Meet

Teachers often warn you college will be stressful... but they don't say anything about what the experience will be like or about the people you'll meet.read more

Senioritis Doesn't Go Away...But That's Okay

You hear the term "senioritis" thrown around jokingly as an underclassman, and you think to yourself, "That'll never be me." Not. The. Case. read more

What I Learned on the Road to Senior Year

What one student learned leading up to senior year...plus the things that slipped through the cracks.read more

Surviving Summer's End

One soon-to-be high school senior faces the music: summer is winding down...and she's got a lot to do.read more