Why You Don’t Need to Win Best Delegate Every Time

This guest article was written and submitted by Brian Johnson, a rising senior and the President of the MUN program at Robbinsville High School in Robbinsville, New Jersey.  So. You didn’t win best delegate. It’s not a good feeling, that’s the truth of it. For many of you, a lot of emotions are probably circulating [...]

How to Deal With Model UN Conference Crunch Time

Right after registering for a Model UN conference, it feels like it would be years until the competition weekend comes up. Time goes from telling your team 2 more months to 1 more month and then 1 more week. As a high school student taking work heavy classes and participating in other extracurricular activities, there [...]

This guest article was written and submitted by Brian Johnson, a rising senior and the President of the MUN program at Robbinsville High School in Robbinsville, New Jersey. Everything we do in our lives is shaped by our own perspectives. Whether it be about big vs. small government, gun control, immigration, or just the best [...]

How to Overcome Your Fears as a New Model UN Delegate

Joining MUN can be stressful and nerve-wracking. Every new delegate has concerns about what their first committee will be like, but there are ways to overcome these fears. Here are a few fears new delegates often have and some tips to help you overcome them: “What if I mess up?” When I first started MUN, [...]

MUN Is More Important Now Than Ever

By April 20, 2018, CNN found that there had already been 20 school shootings in the United States that resulted in casualties.  In 2017, the National Human Trafficking Hotline reported a thirteen percent increase in cases, according to Polaris. The world is currently faced with several fatal issues that are generally avoided as topics for [...]

The Underrated Aspect of Model UN: Charity

Delegates flock to Model UN conferences from all over the world to debate theoretical solutions to real world issues such as human rights, hunger, women’s rights, access to healthcare, refugee crises and more. But what many MUN participants don’t pay much attention to is the fact that most conferences are taking steps to allow delegates [...]

How MUN Prepares You for Job Interviews

MUN connects to all of our lives’ aspects: friendships, international awareness, and especially the workplace. Each delegate practices collaborative, communicative, persuasion and research skills through endless hours of speech and debate. Here are just a couple ways MUN prepares you for job interviews. MUN Teaches You How to Dress Well! Presenting yourself is a key [...]

7 Reasons Why MUN Friendships Last Forever

 When I first attended MUNI, I didn’t expect to stay close to the people I met.  I never would have thought that I would meet some of my best friends through MUN.  Here are some of the reasons why the friendships you make in MUN will last forever. 1.  You’ve been through the stress of committee [...]

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