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Lucky
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The most fundamental place in my world is the passenger seat of a 15 year old Honda Odyssey with my father driving and the radio blasting. My beautiful city passes by as I dream of a future I do not know will ever transpire. Here I simply am. I... (more »)
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University of Washington This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Seattle, WA: Although I’m still young to be thinking about college, I’ve had my eye on the University of Washington – Seattle for a while now. Since I am a competitive gymnast, my college search began at the end of eighth... (more »)
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Drexel University This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Philadelphia, PA: I have yet to visit a college that I dislike. From Connecticut to New York City to Pennsylvania, each college I tour has its own unique offerings that make up for any potential flaws. Drexel University is one of many I visited... (more »)
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The Dream
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Common Application Question: Some students have a background or story that is so central to their identity that they believe their application would be incomplete without it. If this sounds like you, then please share your story.  ... (more »)
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The Lies in Our Advertisements
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Photoshopping in Advertisements Have you ever looked at a magazine or an advertisement on TV and thought, “I wish I looked like her!” or “I wish I had that much muscle”? Would you be surprised to find out those models, actors, or... (more »)
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Bucaramanga, My Home.
Bucaramanga, Colombia. The nicest place in the world, just kidding, but for me is my home. Actually I study in United States. Even though I am studying here and I am rooming here, I do not call this home. Home for me is where my parents live... (more »)
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A Need to Create This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I was horrified when my teacher placed a bust on the table. It had elaborate hair on its head and intricate wrinkles on its aged face. I picked up the pencil reluctantly. I had not sketched in a long time, and my last attempt had been a simple... (more »)
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How the World Covered the Solar Eclipse at the...
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A week has passed since the solar eclipse occurred in different regions of the world where it was visible as a partial solar eclipse in Egypt, northern and southern Africa, Europe but it was total in Northern Norway. Egyptians viewed the event... (more »)
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Life As I Know It This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Charlotte, IA
If you ask any 8 year old what they want to be when they grow up, you’ll get answers that sometimes change weekly. First it’ll be a princess, then maybe a cowgirl or even a famous rock star, but if you asked my 8 year old self, you... (more »)
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Its Time To Drop-out of the College Stereotype
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Imagine having hours of work accompanied by stress, costly fees, and on top of that you’re running out of time. This is what it’s like to get a college education for some. Others are mostly young adults taught over and over again... (more »)
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Finish on Empty
Finish on empty: inspirational words used by my cross-country coach my first year of high school.  These words clicked with me so readily, as it perfectly encompassed a mindset I was quickly learning to live by.  To me, those words meant start... (more »)
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Tour of California Polytechnic University of... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Solana Beach, CA
For my college tour I decided to check out California Polytechnic University of Pomona. I was most interested in its highly rated animal science undergraduate program, which I am interested in because I am looking into a career as a... (more »)
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Not Just a Pretty Face This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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 My eyes glimmered with the latest layer of eyeliner. My cheeks appeared a rosy pink as I smiled at my reflection, perfecting my vibrant red lips. I slipped into my dress of sequins, fastened my high heels and approached the line of girls;... (more »)
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Hypoplastic Hand
By , Hamburg, NJ
There are thirty-four muscles in the human hand. I have thirty-one. I am 1 in 100,000, but I am more than a statistic. I am disabled- a term I rarely use aloud to others, but my right dominant hand is classified as hypoplastic, possessing three... (more »)
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Infrequently Asked Questions This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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This past summer I visited Columbia with my mom. We were listening to the audience ask questions at the general information session, luckily having survived the bulk of the presentation which we both thought was unnecessarily monotonous and... (more »)
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What is Ambition?
By , melbourne, FL
Ambition. Motivation. Aspiration. Passion. Lust. Craving. Zeal. Spirit. Vigor. I can keep defining synonyms for ambition for you, but honestly, it's not worth it. Words cannot EXPLAIN what ambition is. It cannot make you UNDERSTAND. It... (more »)
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