Why Your College Activity List Needs to be Better Than Nutella

Daria M. Rockholz, Ph.D. Nutella is like happiness in a jar. A single bite of Nutella will put an instant smile on your face. French parents name their child Nutella . . . Seriously, have you ever met anyone who didn’t love Nutella? If your college application is a delicious banana sandwich, your extracurricular activity … Read More

Recent high school graduate wins 2015 Billy Feuss Memorial Scholarship

Ridgefield (CT) High School graduate Lilia Harrington is the proud recipient of the 2015 Billy Feuss Memorial Scholarship, awarded in June by the Ridgefield Basketball Association. She is the first female recipient of this award. This award was established in 2013 to honor and celebrate the life of a young man who died all too … Read More

Take Control of Your Medications in College

Daria Rockholz – June 16, 2014 If you’re a college-bound student currently taking medication, it is critical to your college success that you have a solid understanding of your medical needs prior to leaving home. At college, you will be completely responsible for managing your medication, as no one will be there to remind you.  … Read More

Take Advantage of the Writing Center on Your Campus

Daria Rockholz – May 29, 2014 One of the most valuable — yet often underutilized — resources on a college campus is the Writing Center. The term “writing center” typically conjures up an image of a high school study hall, where students sit at desks in a large classroom to catch up on the prior … Read More