What does it mean to be American?
The question appears to be a simple one, but pose it to a thousand Americans and you’re likely to get a thousand different answers. In reality, the question is anything but simple. Historically and philosophically, America truly is unique.
Flying to sunny California for OCON 2018 was the highlight of my summer. Leaving the humidity of New York far behind, I traveled to the opposite coast for the first time to enjoy a week of panels, lectures, and events, courtesy of The Ayn Rand
I was born as a Catholic in Poland, a country where 94% of the population is also Catholic. Some of my earliest and most profound memories are of nightly prayers and weekly masses. I was told that God created the world, that he was always
I remember my first OCON. Summer of 2014, I was 19 years old, I had never been to a conference before, and ARI’s scholarship covered a gorgeous suite at the Venetian hotel in Las Vegas. Can you imagine?
After that experience, I became sort of
Higher education in the 21st century is a mixed bag if ever there was one. Fewer people than ever truly need a college degree in order to succeed, but for those that do, getting into the right program at the right school is critical. Many
I was recently talking to a teacher friend of mine, who was stressing before his first day with a new class because he didn’t know what to do as a unique and cool icebreaker activity. In wanting so badly to do something unique and cool,
The slice taken out of my very first paycheck for “SSA” really stung. I didn’t know what “SSA” was, but I did have plans for that money. In the years since, I’ve learned that “SSA” is the Social Security Administration, but I’ve long since lost
Set yourself apart.
We’ve entered an interesting epoch in our history. We live in a time where there is an extremely large amount of skilled, knowledgeable and qualified people. This is true in almost every field, and especially true in the Western world.
Today tens of millions
Success and happiness require goals. And achieving goals requires a consistent routine. Specifically, a routine of action and productivity. The catch is that consciously developing a new routine can be extremely difficult and you will most definitely struggle and stumble more than once along the
I’m a student, which means (almost by definition) that I don’t have everything in my life figured out yet. Should I “follow my dream,” or just do something that I’m good at and don’t hate? Should I follow through with getting a 4–7 year University