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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.

Simply Solya day ago
On Coming to America...
When first stepping foot in America, there were so many types of emotions running through my mind. I was very happy to be reunited with our father after four years of living apart, but at the same tim...
Natalie Froome2 days ago
The Marketisation of Higher Education in the UK - and Why It's Bad News for the Arts
After I finished my A-Levels back in 2015 and had spent a semester at University, I went back to my old secondary school for an award ceremony. The guest speaker talked about STEM subjects and how the...
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Sophie Jiwoo5 days ago
Co-Educational vs. Single-Sex Institutions
Co-educational institutions are grounds for going against status quo’s and improving self-esteem, developing social skills, and preparing students to be world leaders in the working world. Since the v...
Blue Rose11 days ago
Bullying
To begin, all names used in my writings are not the real names of the people involved in the problems discussed; for the safety of myself and others, I use different names. Also, the schools where the...
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Alí González13 days ago
How the School System Affects a Student's Potential
The limitations of the human brain are often thought to become restricted due to laziness, which is not always the case. The limitations might possibly be due to how systems of all kinds test the ment...
Bethany Gordon14 days ago
Why I Can't Stand Education Anymore
Honestly, for the past few weeks, I have been crying, stressed out, and exhausted over exams. Five years ago, I dreamed about going to university abroad to study architecture in one of the Ivy League ...
Hailey Corum14 days ago
How Much Homework Do You Have?
The American education system is putting unnecessary amounts of academic stress on their youth. Students are developing anxiety as a result of the immense pressure to do well. The thought of student d...
Rich Monetti14 days ago
What I Like About Somers, New York
Back in June 2013, Primrose Elementary School had every third grader put together an essay on "What I like about Somers, New York.” Blue suburban skies, ample fields of play and a close knit community...
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Ashley Sherry14 days ago
College Friendships vs. High School Friendships
I recently found myself in a discussion with my roommate about how our college friends are different from our high school friends, and I got to thinking: why is it that those relationships are so diff...
Kori Morgan17 days ago
Suicides in a School Setting
In 2014, the Japanese government came out with statistics regarding its suicide rate in Japan. In the land of the rising sun, 250,000 people committed suicide in that one year. That is 70 suicides a d...
Shannon Humphrey25 days ago
5 Things to Start Teaching Your Child Now
There are tons of articles dedicated to what to teach your child, how to teach it, when to teach it and then, of course, all of the expensive programs to go along with each method. We tend to over-thi...
Dan Mousseaua month ago
Why Study Drama?
It was in grade six running around on the hot pavement at my elementary school when I first got the opportunity to do this weird thing called "theatre". I had seen a couple of plays near my hometown w...
The Softball Bully
In 8th grade, I was leaning against a tree during P.E. class when somebody threw a softball at me while smiling broadly because the softball hit me in the right eye. I had an optometrist notice that I...
"What do you want to be when you grow up?"
I am nearly 24. I am young at heart, but old by society's standards. I should have everything figured out, but I don't. And to me, that's okay.
Entry #3: Butterfingers
The above picture is a great way to start. My child proudly holding up what would be a simple drawing for the average nine year old. "Look mommy! I made a phone!" She is totally unaware of the large p...
Amber Johnsona month ago
Careers Advice
Second year. I've gained a respectable mark for my first year of study (that doesn't count towards my actual degree) and now things are getting serious. I have to think about graduation and how I'm go...
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I checked my watch—5:33 PM. Class ran thirty minutes over, and I was already late for call. I rushed up to the residents’ quarters where I found the surgical intern I would be working with for the nig...
Tamara Nicotraa month ago
High School vs. College
High school, like for many, was not a memorable time for me. It was actually the worst four years of my life, rather than teaching me about English and literature, I learned about the wonders of a com...