Rebecca Barer

I am an avid reader, and I devote most of my time to writing and cooking. I also enjoy spending time with friends and family and generally enjoying life. I'm so excited to start at Johns Hopkins University this fall!

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Top Tips for Writing a Graduation Speech

Giving a graduation speech can be a nerve-wracking experience, but with a bit of work, you can give a great speech and have fun! Check out our best advice here.read more

How to Effectively Pack for College

Packing for college is a huge endeavor, and there are plenty of moving parts when it comes to packing effectively. Read on for tips on packing up for the big move.read more

8 of the Creepiest College Courses Ever

If Halloween is in your heart the whole year, you would ace all these spooky classes. Read on for some of the creepiest courses you can really take at colleges across the country.read more

How to Make the Most Out of College Fairs

An important part of the college search process is going to college fairs. Take a look at these tips to get the most out of the next fair you attend.read more

3 Types of Popular College Application Platforms

Which college application platform are you using? There are many, including the Common, Coalition, and Cappex Applications. Learn more about them here! read more

How to Navigate Admitted Students Visits

Congratulations on getting accepted to college! Now your calendar is bursting with admitted student days. Here's a quick guide to help you get through all of them.read more

How to Navigate High School Clubs and Activities

Extracurricular activities are a great way to blow off steam after school, plus they look great on college applications. Here's your guide to extracurriculars!read more

How to Be Supportive This College Decision Season

You've waited months for your college admission decisions. As those letters roll in, consider how you can be supportive to your friends during this stressful time.read more

How to Navigate Your SAT Subject Tests

Another test to take?! SAT Subjects Tests can be confusing and daunting, but here's a breakdown to make them less scary.read more

7 Things to Do While Waiting for Admission Decisions

The waiting is the hardest part. Stay sane while you wait for your admission decisions with these seven activities.read more