Editorial: Unpacking the College Conversation Taboo

Every fall, V Formers face looming college application deadlines while having schedules that are chock-full of challenging 500 level courses. In the sprint towards early application deadlines, the mere topic of applying to college has become a taboo subject for many students. There seems to be an atmosphere of secrecy surrounding college-related questions, and many of us completely steer clear of the topic. While every one of us certainly has a right to our own privacy, and we do not need to completely divulge our application plans with others, perhaps the hysteria over dodging this subject has gone too far.

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