Why Choose Cal Poly SLO over UC Davis, Santa Barbara


I have an Undecided senior who is deciding between these options right now + UMichigan. It’s a tough decision. (1) While he is interested in engineering, he isn’t set on it. (2) Every school on this list is pretty reputable in engineering and other programs. And (3) While he personally likes SLO more than the others, he feels the UCs have a better brand name.

While it may be tempting to make a decision solely based on rankings, here are some reasons why Cal Poly SLO might actually be the ideal learning environment for you: Continue reading

Top Summer Activities for High Schoolers


In addition to binge watching all your favorite shows, it’s good to do something productive. You know, something that actually makes you feel like you accomplished something. The best way to do this is to investigate an interest of yours that you didn’t have time to look into during the school year.

Here are some great ways to explore your interests while boosting your resume: Continue reading