Nov. 9, 2016. Months of heated debate and speculation over the election culminated in one morning, a frenzy of students crying and friends consoling each other – or in sharp contrast – congratulating one another.
CHS students like to live by the motto “work hard, play hard.” Most of us know the importance of striking a balance between our academic, social and extracurricular endeavors. But once we leave the sheltered and structured environment of Communications High School and enter the world as college students, striking that delicate balance becomes much more tricky. And an unproportional scale of work and play could cost you a pretty penny.
Six hundred million Instagram accounts. Over a billion daily active users on Facebook. Around 350,000 average tweets per minute. No matter the platform, social media’s ubiquitous presence in the daily lives of people across the globe is unmistakable.
After sleepless nights, hundreds of coffees, countless extracurricular activities and copious amounts of standardized testing, you are accepted into your dream college – and you are thousands of dollars in debt.