Posts by Kelsea Conlin:

Best Summer Programs in the Bay Area – 2023

Posted on: 07 May 2023

Famed for its craggy coastline and the Golden Gate Bridge, the Bay Area is composed of nine diverse counties surrounding San Francisco Bay. Well-known cities include bustling Oakland and San Francisco, Gilroy, famous for its garlic production, Napa, the iconic wine destination, and Palo Alto, the birthplace of Silicon Valley. Of course, the Bay Area […]

Best Summer Programs in Philadelphia – 2023

Posted on: 05 May 2023

Home to Independence Hall and the Liberty Bell, Philadelphia–regarded as the birthplace of the United States–is steeped in American history. Fuel up with a cheesesteak before perusing the eighteenth-century homes and museum on Elfreth’s Alley (the oldest residential street in the country), the Betsy Ross House, or the Philadelphia Museum of Art, which possesses an […]

Best NYC Summer Programs – 2024

Posted on: 01 May 2023

New York City is the reigning capital of countless industries: finance, media, healthcare, publishing…the list goes on. As such, academic and professional opportunities abound at some of the country’s most prestigious colleges and companies. Beyond that, all five boroughs offer incredible diversity, food, music, and art. Some of the best museums in the world can […]

Best Summer Programs in Phoenix – 2023

Posted on: 24 Apr 2023

In mythology, phoenixes burst into flames before being reborn from the ashes. Phoenix–the city–was named for its namesake bird, but not because the temperature regularly climbs into triple digits. Instead, Phoenix’s founders hoped it would rise from the proverbial ashes of its previous civilization. Now, Phoenix is well-known for its beautiful desert scenery and outdoor […]

Best Summer Programs in Los Angeles – 2023

Posted on: 23 Apr 2023

If Los Angeles was up for an Academy Award, it would take home Oscars for its world-famous entertainment scene and glorious beaches. Home to the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Disneyland, and countless film and television studios, Los Angeles is a mecca for students interested in the media or entertainment industries. But Tinseltown has much more […]

Best Summer Programs in Houston – 2023

Posted on: 19 Apr 2023

Houston–the largest city in Texas and fourth-largest in the United States–is colloquially known as Space City. That’s for good reason, as it houses the Johnson Space Center, NASA’s hub for human spaceflight. (It’s also why Houston’s baseball team changed from the Colt .45s to the Astros.) In addition, Houston is renowned for its art scene. […]

What is the Easiest Math in College?

Posted on: 30 Mar 2023

We’re running the mile today, your gym teacher announces. You consider a range of possibilities that include a dramatic ankle twist, the tried-and-true “forgot my sneakers,” and the construction of a large yet surreptitious HELP message with the aim of signaling a passing biplane to swoop down and cart you off to safety. Just as […]

College Major vs. Minor – the Difference Explained + Examples

Posted on: 24 Mar 2023

The difference between a major and minor can be captured with a comparison to a task that you hopefully engage in on a semi-frequent basis: laundry. To wash your clothes, you absolutely need some type of detergent or cleaning agent–choose not to add, and you might find yourself surrounded by a Pigpen-esque dirt cloud. On […]