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From balancing your course load to forging relationships with classmates to extracurricular involvement, these are the tried and true methods to nail your career as a student.

Autumn Hill4 days ago
Popularity: What's the Big Deal?
Popularity. The big deal about middle school. Everyone wants to be popular at one point. It gives you power. Other classmates look up to you. People even feel intimidated by your presence. This is my ...
Ashley Smith5 days ago
Why You Should Listen to Gaming Soundtracks While Studying
The end of the semester is quickly approaching, and along with room check-outs, advanced class selection, and warm weather, comes the dreaded finals week. As students start racking up hours in the lib...
Robbie Bowman8 days ago
The Gift of Imagination
As a young kid, we were all told it’s okay to use our imaginations. When I was in the 4th grade, I remember creating a treasure map. The group I hung out with weren’t the athletes. We loved to have fu...
Melanie Perez10 days ago
Time to Move On
This week I am going to get a little personal. I have recently had an experience that has changed me and made me appreciate who I am as a dancer and artist. First and foremost I want to say, you have ...
A Jackson13 days ago
Why Elementary School and College Are My Cups of Tea
Just a little disclaimer: I know everyone has had different educational experiences and that some people may love middle and high school but this is just my take. Maybe you'll be able to relate and if...
Maurice Bernier15 days ago
The Joker's Best Friends Are Truly His Best Friends
I am an old man. I said that because when I go back through the pages of my life, I constantly think of the most famous Jimmy Stewart movie of all time-—It's a Wonderful Life. I really think about the...
Joe Baily20 days ago
Why Is the Global Education System Stagnant?
Evolution is a funny thing, isn't it? It manifests in countless ways and is influenced by countless different scenarios. It loves to take its time to get things right but does not always succeed. What...
Maurice Bernier25 days ago
My Favorite Students of All Time!
I have been a teacher/writer for 40 years come this June 2018. Actually, I have been a writer since I was an 8th grader, but that only enhanced my experiences. Here in New York, I have taught in Catho...
Beth Rose25 days ago
Uni vs. Apprenticeships
The choice between university or an apprenticeship is a tough one faced by most teenagers in the UK. When completing your A-Levels, choosing what to do after is a tough decision for many. At the mere ...
Annica Webba month ago
What You Don't Hear About Life at University
You're going to university. You're thinking about moving away from home maybe and meeting new people, living in a new place, making new relationships, and of course, we can't forget the nightlife. All...
MK Bella month ago
Gold Stars for Nothing
Stop giving credit where credit isn’t due. The people who think we don’t give ourselves enough credit are wrong: we give ourselves too much. In an era of self-congratulation, many of us still manage t...
Rachel Hookwaya month ago
8 Things I Wish I Knew About Musical Theatre Training
Musical theatre from an outsider's view looks like a bit of fun, and in many ways it is. However, once you decide to embark on making this a career, things get a lot more serious. Now I'm in no way tr...
K Millera month ago
New Surroundings
I started college in September 2017 and expected it to be the beginning of a two year prison sentence before I went off to university and went through a four year sentence. I have always hated being i...
Decentralized Education
Regardless of our respective stances on gun control and other issues, we all want our children to be safe, period. It is easy to focus on our differences regarding how safety can be improved but it is...
Rich Monettia month ago
At NYU: Howard Gardner Shares His Wisdom on Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Recently, Howard Gardner brought his theory of multiple intelligences to NYU. Mary Brabeck, Dean of the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human development had the difficult task of succinc...
Siobhan Vibianaa month ago
Students vs. The American School System
Okay, so everyone knows that school is intended to be a place where education and learning happens, it's supposed to be a place where children discover what they want to be when they grow up, it's sup...
Aaron Jonesa month ago
Zero Tolerance in Schools
There have been several reports this week of a speech given at the National Union of Teachers (N.U.T.) conference on the subject of Zero Tolerance Policies in schools; the subject was also debated on ...
Maurice Bernier2 months ago
Reach for the Sky!!!!
Well, another school year for you has come to a close. You’re probably sitting here and wondering what tomorrow is going to bring you. A while ago, a very wise gentleman brought up the name Satchel Pa...