Posts for High School Life

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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All Work and No Play – Diversifying Your High School Life

Everyone’s heard the adage “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy” right? The saying is also true for your class schedule. While it’s commendable to want to fill your schedule with honors classes, dual credit classes and advance placement classes;  there is also something to be said for pursuing a passion or […]
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Education Roundup: The Journey Of Juvenile Delinquents In America 

The problem of juvenile delinquency in America has been the drive behind three major pieces this month — two from NPR and one from Slate — filled with lively discussion about the experience of the delinquent child and society’s role in their failures. For this week’s education roundup, we’d like to take a look at […]
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Three things guidance counselors don’t tell you…but they should.

Guidance counselors, while they don’t have classes to teach or papers to grade, may be the most harried adults in any school. Counselors perform a variety of tasks including course selection, college visits, college and scholarship applications, standardized testing, and counseling students with problems. There aren’t enough hours in a day. While they have students’ […]
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