Rejected from Stanford, Accepted by Harvard

Not to discourage you or anything, but if you are gearing up to apply to Harvard University in Massachusetts, consider the odds. Last year, Harvard received almost 40,000 applications from students who hoped to be admitted as freshman to the Class of 2019. That was nearly 5 percent more over the year before. But Harvard can only…

While I was watching American shows and movies on Romanian television, the décor  around me became surprisingly similar to that on the screen. The small colored houses, with ducks and chicken raised in the backyards, were replaced by large, beige homes with perfectly cut grass, bird feeders and playful pets. The gray, block, low-rise buildings…