Category Archives: School

Graduate

Going off to College Soon

I know it’s been a while since I wrote a blog entry, but things have been very hectic, especially with school. As the New Year begins and I approach graduation day, it’s harder and harder to grasp the fact that I will be a freshman…

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Applying to College: What Makes a Good Essay?

It can be difficult, challenging, and down right frustrating when it’s time to choose a topic for your college entrance essay. As a senior in high school, I personally know how hard this task can be – to write a high quality essay that will…

Back to School

Back to School 2011

Although this summer seems like it just began, it’s actually quickly coming to a close. Can you believe it? Soon the warm summer nights will have a chill in the air and the leaves will begin to change color. The changing of seasons is not…

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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…

Studying

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…

Tattoo

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…

Condom

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,…