Amelia Fogg

Amelia just finished her freshman year at Colgate University and has lived in Ridgewood for her entire life. She is very excited to contribute to TipsfromTown by providing some insight into the college process and experience!

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Adjusting to College

As a freshman in college you will likely feel inundated by your new and unfamiliar surroundings. You will be living in a new room, on a new campus, with new college-level academics, and a new social scene. The first few days, weeks, and even months of college may feel strange and overwhelming—this is completely natural, […]

Don’t Miss This Year’s July 4th Celebration!

Pull out your red, white and blue! Our beloved July fourth festivities are just around the corner! Don’t miss these exciting events lined up in Ridgewood. The Ridgewood Fourth of July Committee has organized yet another fantastic independence day celebration! Highlights include: 9:00 am Flag raising at Wilsey Square 10:00 am Parade in Downtown Ridgewood […]

Top 7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Applying to College

Whether you are a stressed-out student preparing to apply to college or the concerned parent of said stressed-out student, these 7 tips should ease some of your worries and provide guidance through the process.

The College Roommate Situation: To Choose or Not to Choose

I remember how stressful it was to juggle the end of senior year, college preparations, extracurricular activities, and the looming pressure to find a roommate for the next year. While a handful of schools do the matching on their own, many colleges and universities offer two options: “random” roommate matching or roommate selection by students. It […]

What’s Happening for the Rest of the Summer?

34th Annual New Jersey Festival of Ballooning Friday, July 29: 1-10PM Saturday, July 30: 6AM-10PM Sunday, July 31: 6AM-8PM Solberg Airport, Readington,  NJ A fun-filled weekend event complete with awesome balloons, balloon rides, fireworks, live music (Third Eye Blind, KC and the Sunshine Band, and more!) Learn more and purchase tickets at Ridgewood High School New Players […]

Delicious Raspberry-Mango Smoothie

When summertime rolls around, there is nothing better than starting your day with a refreshing smoothie. Delicious and easy to make, this fruity concoction is the perfect way to indulge without sacrificing your healthy diet!

Shopping for Teens and Tweens

  If you are on the hunt for stylish juniors apparel, search no further! Here is a list of my favorite places to shop for teens and tweens. Be sure to keep these stores in mind on your next shopping trip! Abercrombie Kids In recent years, this classic brand has expanded its offerings from preppy polos and […]

What’s Happening in our Area?

Upcoming Events for Teens at Ridgewood Public Library  Loom Knitting: Mad Hatters for Charity Monday, July 11 and Wednesday, July 13  •  4pm Emily Kubin has been making a difference in the world, one hat at a time. In total, (as of July 2014) Emily has made, collected and donated over 14,000 winter hats! This number does not include […]

Dormify: The Best Way to Shop for Your Dorm Room

Are you getting ready to begin the daunting task of shopping for your college dorm room? Are you struggling to figure out where to start? Look no further! Whether you are looking to style your college dorm room, re-imagine your bedroom, or design your first apartment, Dormify is the perfect tool! The ecommerce brand helps […]

Coachella-Themed Project Graduation

Last night, Ridgewood High School’s class of 2016 experienced Coachella–Coachella in the Wood that is… The parents of the class of 2016 worked tirelessly to pull together Project Graduation and last night, Benjamin Franklin Middle School was not a school, but a music festival. The space was transformed to match Coachella’s California vibes with palm trees, […]