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Martie’s Tips for Preparing for Final Exams

While I look forward to the end of year to enjoy a break from school and beautiful weather, I, like most other students, dread final exams. However, whether you too are studying for end of year exams or preparing for an Advanced Placement test, I’m…

Taking Stress Off Your Plate

Have you ever felt so stressed that you just wanted some time for yourself to relax? Have you ever put so much on your plate that you didn’t know whether to go to sleep or stay awake and deal with all of your responsibilities? These…

True to Your Heart

Applying to colleges is already stressful enough, so when you add the stress from family, friends, and teachers you can become very overwhelmed. Everyone has a different opinion on how you should edit your college essay, or on the timing to apply to a certain…

Dealing with Stress

When Worrying Turns into Panic

A few days ago, I had a panic attack. For those of you who don’t know, a panic attack is a sudden rush of intense fear or discomfort, which reaches a peak within 10 minutes. My peak was not being able to breathe properly and…

High School Graduate

How to Deal with Senioritis

Are you a freshman dreading the next four years of high school? Or are you a sophomore taking practice SATs in order to prepare yourself for next year? Maybe you’re a junior who has started going on several college tours in preparation for your final…

Don’t let tests get you down!

Testing is right around the corner and I’m stressing out even though all of my teachers are trying their best to prepare us. I personally am not a testing kind of person. I prefer to do lots of classwork and homework rather than sit down and…

Waiting for that College Letter – Part 1

The mailbox. The old, rusty thing you’ve walked by on your way home from high school for the past four years. The thing you hardly ever paid attention to unless it was your birthday and your grandparent was known to send a card with some…

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Keep Calm and Conquer Your Mid-Term Exams

With a new semester starting, and mid-term exams to study for, it can be a very stressful time of year. It’s easy to fall into an anxious mindset, but it doesn’t have to be all bad. A little anxiety can help motivate you to study…