Words & Phrases
studying, working on a project, or cramming for a test through the entire night
I pulled an all-nighter in order to prepare for my final exam. I sure hope I do well!
students who graduated from a school, college, or university
Many alumni who were once in the same fraternities or sororities like to stay connected throughout their lives.
a co-worker in an educational institution
My colleagues and I make a great team on the projects we’re responsible for doing.
studying non-stop, usually the night before a test
We pulled an all-nighter cramming for our final exam in our History course.
short for dormitory -- a place for students to live on campus or close to the campus while they are going to school
I’m really excited! My mom said I could live in the dorms my first semester of college.
the result of completing required courses in school
I graduated high school in 2016, and now I'll go to college.
used when you don’t understand what someone said or what you are reading
I’m studying science right now, and we have tons of reading. At this point it’s pretty much all Greek to me. Hopefully, it will be more clear by the time of our exam.
useful papers containing information
We got so many handouts the first day of class.
an Ivy League university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in the United States
friend just got accepted to Harvard How
cool is that!
an annual high school or college celebration that takes place in the fall, where alumni return to see their friends and to watch the school team play football
My friends and I graduated last year, and now we’re looking forward to going to our 1st homecoming.