Posts tagged "campus confidential"

Campus Confidential: Advice For Next Year’s College Freshman

There was a moment sometime during the weekend before finals week that I looked up from the copious U.N.-related documents assigned by my Intro to Human Rights professor that I…

Julie Zeilinger | May 17, 2012 - 1:00 pm

College Confidential: Facing My Fear Of Failure

For years, I’ve mostly defined myself in terms of my almost single-minded focus on my ambitions and goals. However, I wasn’t always like that. I don’t know when (probably sometime…

Julie Zeilinger | April 9, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Campus Confidential: A Feminist Rushes A Sorority

When I thought about what my college experience would be like as a high schooler, I never for a second even slightly entertained the faintest thought of joining a sorority.

Julie Zeilinger | February 23, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Campus Confidential: On Attending A Women-Only College

When I initially began the college application process, I had absolutely no interest in attending a single sex institution. In fact, I knew exactly what I wanted in a school.

Julie Zeilinger | January 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Campus Confidential: Finals And The Curse Of The Perfect Girl

The number one question my high school friends ask me when we chat now is, “So are you sick of being around all those girls yet?” Despite the fact that…

Julie Zeilinger | January 5, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Campus Confidential: Thanksgiving Break Means Showering Without Shower Shoes

I’m not sure I’ve ever felt anything quite like the relief I experienced after my last class before Thanksgiving break. It was noon on Wednesday – the day before Thanksgiving…

Julie Zeilinger | December 12, 2011 - 11:00 am

Campus Confidential: School Spirit

In high school, I embodied a lack of school spirit. I went to two football games my entire high school career and left halfway through both of them. It wasn’t…

Julie Zeilinger | November 25, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Campus Confidential: Redefining Friendships

In high school, I had a single group of really close friends. Yes, I had other friends outside of that core group, but those five girls were unequivocally my best

Julie Zeilinger | October 18, 2011 - 10:00 am

Campus Confidential: The Roommate

I suspect that it is a universal (and perverse) hobby of college upperclassmen and graduates alike to terrify rising freshman with cautionary roommate stories of horror. This past summer, it…

Julie Zeilinger | September 30, 2011 - 1:00 pm

Campus Confidential: My Bank Account Is On A Diet

There’s one thing that really, really sucks about college. Yes, there’s no way around it: college costs an insanely large amount of money for which I personally think it’s borderline…

| September 19, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Campus Confidential: Disorientation

The bottom line of college orientation is that it’s a paradox: feeling simultaneously deeply comforted and entirely thrown off your axis, spinning rapidly towards the unknown. Or at least, that’s…

abarlow | September 6, 2011 - 12:00 pm

Campus Confidential: My Freshman Year, I Vow To Major In “Unafraid”

I wouldn’t say that I was a nerd in high school. Although I have adopted the art of procrastination as ardently and with as much love as if it were…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 22, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Campus Confidential: Slumber Parties, Tila Tequila, and College Lesbians

Remember Tila Tequila? As MTV’s A Shot at Love serves up a second round, I’m reflecting on season one, when I first fell for Tila. A bisexual bachelorette sitting pretty…

Aurora Wells | May 14, 2008 - 2:00 pm