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Why You Shouldn’t Start a Non-Profit (And What You Should Do Instead)

There are two reasons it seems students choose to start non-profits: They want to look impressive on their college apps They want to help people Both of these are perfectly fine reasons to do something! But I would like to tackle each one and explain why I don’t think non-profits are the answer. 1) They want to look impressive on their college apps I don’t believe AOs believe/respect most non-profits… Read More »Why You Shouldn’t Start a Non-Profit (And What You Should Do Instead)

I Think Modern “Elite” Essay Are Terrible and Here’s Why

Early in my career, I read a book someone shared on here about how to write college essays. The first half I thought was pretty good. It went over idea brainstorming, plot structure, and how to stand out with your story. But then I got to the second half in which the counselor author showcased his favorite works. These were the essays he best though exemplified the type of work… Read More »I Think Modern “Elite” Essay Are Terrible and Here’s Why