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Knowledge is a powerful tool to have. With it, students can put together extraordinary creations, and can explore the depths of the world with careful hands. There is nothing better than having the key to success and greatness placed in your... (more »)
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Is College Worth It?
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There is a mindset in today’s society that equates success with college (Carew). However, there have been several cases where this is not true. Famous, and very successful, entrepreneurs such as Bill Gates, Walt Disney, and Mark... (more »)
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Shrinking Town
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Let me be the first to say that I hate living here. I do not hate this town, but I have known it, and it has known me. I am growing but this town is not, and I am only getting bigger. I have been living in the same house on the same street in... (more »)
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The Grey Hour This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Everyone loathes this hour, this incomprehensible time of writhing sheets and wailing babies. No one knows its name--two? Three? It evades all limit and reason: you can only know with groggy certainty that it’s all at once too late and... (more »)
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The Baklava Girl This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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There was a restaurant on Free Street, a Greek place, with a slanted sign and whining neon lights and baklava that was too sweet. So sweet you could feel the cavities dapple your teeth as you bit into the soft, flaky phyllo, the syrup gathering... (more »)
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Fire! This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Wasn’t I still the beloved daughter of nature, whisperer of trees? Knee-high rubber boots, camouflage, bug spray--I wore the garb and perfume of a proud wild woman, yet there I was, hunched over the pathetic pile of stubborn sticks,... (more »)
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Change
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The morning mist was clearing up and the sun was beginning to rise as my mother began tugging me around placing me in random spots of the house for the annual ‘Back to School picture'. The difference between this picture and the past nine was... (more »)
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The Gift This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Macbeth wouldn’t have murdered King Duncan he didn’t find Scotland’s throne enticing, and Disney would have trouble bringing in the dough if millions of starry-eyed girls didn’t ooh-ahh at the iridescence of diamond... (more »)
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Finding Me
By , Pittsburgh, PA
I packed another duffel bag to the point where I could barely zipper it closed. I headed downstairs for another weekend away from home and yet another lengthy car ride, consisting of naps and bags of goldfish. My mom and I drove through the... (more »)
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Becoming Julia This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Becoming Julia A child has one of two choices when presented with a snow-white beard: run her sticky, apple-juicy-y fingers through the soft cotton loveliness, or bury her face in the center and pretend she is a bird nesting in creamy clouds.... (more »)
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Mass of the Earth
By , Paw Paw, MI
Introduction Geology is a way to know the content of the earth and how the earth works. This activity is going to show the mass of the earth. The reason is to show how scientists determined the mass of the Earth, and an example of one of the... (more »)
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The Truth About Rejection Letters and How to...
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Laying face down on the bedroom floor, you probably felt like this it it. This was the moment your whole life would crash and burn. All the years in English would have been a waste because of this exact moment. Nothing good would ever come... (more »)
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School Therapists and Therapy in Mental Health:...
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One in five children and adolescents have some debilitating mental illness in their lifetime (Educators & Providers). Some would say that is a shocking number, but what is even more shocking is the fact that almost two-thirds of children are... (more »)
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The Way of Life
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Dedicated to Karl C. It was the first week of rifle hunting season in November.  I was thirteen and it was the first year I could shoot a deer.  I had completed my firearms safety class and I was ready to shoot my first... (more »)
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Best Part of the Holidays
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The holidays are a coming together of Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year. In one word, a person has three different events. The holidays are a time to sit back, reflect, and relax. A time to sit in front of a fireplace and if a person by... (more »)
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The Art of Befriending a Country This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Grand Rapids, MI
I was only seven months old when I got on my first plane. In order to raise their first child in the best environment possible, my parents moved us to Germany, where a favorable exchange rate and growing job opportunities for English speakers... (more »)
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