Posts for High School Life

41 High School Accomplishments to Achieve Before Graduation

Your list of high school accomplishments is something you should start working on the minute you enroll in that first ninth-grade class. You’ve only got four years to make the most of them, so it helps to have a game plan going in — a “bucket list,” of sorts, except at the end of this […]
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11 Extracurricular Activities That Best Prepare You for Life After High School

Extracurricular activities often get grouped as “nice-to-haves” when talking about your education. But these should not be so quickly glossed over. They’re an essential part of your education. In fact, some prepare you for life better than any classroom can. In the following article, we’ll be discussing the 11 extracurricular activities that best get the […]
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Leadership Skills for Life: A Complete Guide

Leadership skills are not reserved for the take-charge mentalities of the world. They are something everyone must have. That old adage that in life there are leaders and followers? Too simple. What you’ll find as you move through school and into your professional career is that it takes a little bit of both at different […]
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Why Doing What You Love Fast-Tracks Failure

“Find a job doing what you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” Sounds great, doesn’t it? Just imagine a world where you can make up your own work and people will throw money at you to do it! With social media and the fictional representations so many put out there of […]
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First Job Interview Questions for Students: 12 You’ll Get, and How to Answer Them

First job interview questions are always a tad different when it is clear you are about to enter the workforce or have limited experience. Employers come to the table with a different set of expectations from you. Realistic expectations. It is important you follow suit by not expecting too much in way of pay, benefits, […]
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Valedictorians: Truth About Life At The Head Of The Class

Entrepreneur Magazine recently ran an article on the success rates of valedictorians and salutatorians after high school. As many of you know, the coveted V and S positions mean you were No. 1 and No. 2 in your class, respectively. The tantalizing title of the article implied that valedictorians didn’t accomplish quite as much as […]
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35 Ways To Make A Difference, Student Edition

Ways To Make A Difference For Students

Students are always look for ways to make a difference as they progress through their educational journeys. That’s what they should be doing. Many, however, wait too long to start thinking about how to turn ideals into reality, and that can place them behind their classmates as a result. We’ve all been there. That’s how […]
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27 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Senior Year of High School

Your senior year of high school is one of fun and excitement. You’re the big dog on campus, and virtually every other student in the lower grades looks up to you. But it is also a time of uncertainty and apprehension, particularly if you’re getting close to the end of it and not asking the […]
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High School Dropouts Weigh In: This Is Life

High school dropouts arrive at their decision for a number of reasons. Some goof off too much and pursue other interests, while a large number are victims of circumstance. But what happens after that? Is there life after the decision to drop out of school, and if so, what can one expect? This was the […]
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Vince Staples Sounds Off: Education, Drugs, Opportunity 

CNN recently caught up to Vince Staples, the 22-year-old rapper from Long Beach, California, to get his thoughts on hip-hop today — namely the so-called “conscious rap” movement — and not only did he share those thoughts, but he also shared some compelling details on modern education and rap’s place as a reflection for those […]
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