Handbook of embarrassing questions? Check. New iPhone Mom can’t turn off? Check. Let the tours begin.
Doria Leibowitz is a junior at SAR High School in Riverdale.
The February deadline is fast approaching. Use these samples of personal statements to get cracking on your own exposé. Best of luck!
Dafna Fliegelman is attending Midreshet Yeud in Israel. Isabel Calkins is a freshman at New York University in New York City. Gabriel Goldstein is a freshman at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass. Hudis Lang is a freshman at Yeshiva University Stern College for Women in New York City.
High school was a time to hone tools for the future.
Amram Altzman graduated in June from the Ramaz Upper School in Manhattan. He will attend List College, a joint degree program between the Jewish Theological Seminary and Columbia University.
A wholly subjective (though carefully considered and quite in-the-know) guide to getting through freshman year of college. OK, so you’re on your own, but remember to call home.
Gabriella Geselowitz is a junior in the Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College in Manhattan and a former Fresh Ink writer.
Some teenagers have no sense of direction. They trudge along the bumpy road of life, not really sure where they’ll end up, only hoping that they’ll at least stay on the track. Others run. They jump over all the bumps no matter how high with their own personal maps in hand, always thinking, always planning which turn they’re going to take next. They know where they’re going and where the end will be. I’m one of the latter.