Posts by Kelsea Conlin:

The Hardest AP Classes – 2023 Edition

Posted on: 30 Jan 2023

Building your high school course schedule can sometimes feel like playing Tetris. Can you maneuver every course into just the right sequence? What happens if two classes that you want to take are only offered during the same period? And how difficult are certain AP classes, anyway? Feel like those blocks are falling too fast […]

Best Gap Year Programs – 2023

Posted on: 23 Jan 2023

So, you’ve decided to take a gap year after high school. Now what? An internet search will reveal droves of possibilities, from international service learning to backcountry survival to language immersion. However, searching for gap year programs–all of which promise meaningful experiences and feature websites brimming with Instagram-worthy photos–can sometimes feel like browsing Facebook Marketplace […]

The Public Ivies – 2023 Edition

Posted on: 19 Jan 2023

Ask ten people you know where to find the best coffee in town, and it’s doubtful they’ll all agree. It makes sense–your neighbor might be a cappuccino diehard who prefers that hole-in-the-wall local joint while your best friend exclusively drinks frozen concoctions from Starbucks. However, if the SBUX drive-thru line is around the building, you’d […]

Best Python Bootcamps for High School Students – 2023

Posted on: 13 Jan 2023

The ‘90s: birth decade of Tamagotchis, Game Boy, The Spice Girls’ debut album, and…Python. Although the first three have been relegated to attic nostalgia status, Python’s popularity and number of applications have absolutely skyrocketed over the past thirty years. According to the TIOBE Community Programming Index–an indicator of programming language popularity–Python is currently the most […]