Category Archives: School

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Finals

Hey guys, I know I haven’t written a blog in a long time, but I’ve been very busy lately, especially at school. I’m currently in the process of getting ready to take my end of year finals, and as overwhelming as it is, I’m very…

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Vacationing… or Studying?

My spring vacation is here and I’m very excited because it means that I’m one step closer to summer vacation. Even though I only get one week of vacation, I can catch up on some much needed sleep and enjoy the break from school; especially…

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Prom Night Decisions

Homecoming and the prom are usually very important events during a girls’ high school experience. Along with the stress of finding the perfect dress, shoes, and the right hair-do, there is also stress about finding a date, or for some, making the decision to go…

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Tattoos in High School

Lately I’ve noticed that getting a tattoo has become a popular trend among teens in high school. Do you agree? Many teens have been getting tattoos, (most without parental consent), just so others think they’re cool or to fit in. I’m not against people getting tattoos,…

Study Abroad

Studying Abroad

I recently spent 5 months in Spain studying at Suffolk University’s Madrid campus, and I can’t stop talking about it. Study abroad programs have become more prevalent in America, being offered and encouraged by many college/university programs (and through some high schools). These programs are…

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Condoms In School

So as I was walking to the train on my way to school one morning, I grabbed a Metro Daily Newspaper. As I was reading, I came across an article about the debate regarding whether or not condoms should be given out at local public…

National School Backpack Awareness Day

Did you know that September 16th is the National School Backpack Awareness Day? If not, that’s okay because I didn’t know that either until today. I remember when I was younger and in elementary school everyone had the typical solid black backpack. It was boring,…

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College Safety

I’m sure that most of the high school graduates of 2010 who are planning on attending college in the fall are eager to get there. That’s how I felt last summer. I was excited to graduate from high school and even more excited to go…

Back to School Blues

Back to School Blues

Mondays’ are the hardest days; back to school, back to work, back to reality. Feeling a little low or sad after vacation is completely normal. Your body and mind were on a break, and now you’re expected to just jump back into the swing of…

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Papers and Grades and Office Hours, Oh My!

Okay. So college is tough. People that are used to getting A’s and B’s in high school need to go to college with the mindset that it might not be so easy to get good grades in college. You need to make sure that you…