Therese Castro

Therese is a high school student from Texas who loves writing—all kinds of writing—more than anything. She believes that opinions and advice should be shared and that important social topics should be talked about.


LGBTQ Students: Campus Resources and the College Search

Most colleges offer LGBQT resources for their students, there to provide support for all kinds of more

Top Do's and Don'ts of Packing for College

Before you start obsessing over how many pairs of socks to pack, read these tips for packing for more

10 Important and Uncommon Questions to Ask in Your College Search

It's important to go beyond the basic info during your college search. If these 10 questions aren't already on your college admission radar, they should be!read more

Why Being Yourself Is the Best Admission Advice

It might feel like you need to present a picture-perfect version of yourself in your college apps. But admission officers would much rather see the real more

Your Grades Don't Define You...but They Do Matter

Your grades don't define you...but they do still matter in high school, in your college search, and beyond. This is something many students need to more

3 Ways to Manage Stress During Your College Search

Sometimes stress is a good thing; it braces your body for challenges up ahead. Sometimes . . . more

Not Your Parents' Future: Getting the Courage to Go to the College You Want

You've spent your whole life doing what your parents told you to do, trying to make them proud. Now they're asking you to choose this college or that major. But is it what you want?read more