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Feature Article


College Planning 101
by Eric Rivera

Her name was Andrea and she had just arrived on campus, along with her parents, after a long, early morning drive. The weather made for a perfect day to visit. I greeted her at the receptionist desk and walked her family to our Welcome Center—the place where we host prospective students and families while visiting Cairn University. Seeming a little weary from the road, they warmly accepted my invitation to help themselves to some coffee and pastries before we sat down to chat. I grabbed a cup too and settled in for a good conversation.

She was a junior in high school, and like most of her peers when they visit, her excitement was peppered with a bit of nervousness. I started the conversation by inviting Andrea to tell me her story. Was this the first school they had visited? Was this her first time at Cairn? In which major was she interested? Did she play any sports? I took a sip of my coffee, reclined in my chair, and began to experience, as I have countless times before, one of the most enjoyable aspects of my job: listening to students share about their lives, hopes, and college dreams.

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Educational Helps



by Lexi Detweiler

Reading books from other countries can tell you a lot about that country’s values and culture. While I wouldn’t call British culture a world of difference from my own, there are still recurring themes and beloved characters that are distinctly British.

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Student Article



I'm Homeschooled—Hold the Pity, Please
by Veronica Andreades

“You're homeschooled? That's bad, right?" Another teenager started off a conversation with me that way recently. We're both actresses, and we were waiting for a theater rehearsal to begin.

"Bad? Where did you get that idea?" I replied.

"Well, you don't have any friends, right?"

"I have lots of friends," I said, laughing to hide my annoyance.

Welcome to the life of a Manhattan homeschooler surrounded by supposedly open-minded liberals.

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