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To The Boys Down The Hall...
By , Montclair, NJ
To the boys down the hall…I wasn’t that girl. I’ve never been that girl. That girl that boys look at; that girl that boys want. In high school I was the girl overlooked. Did I have crushes? Of course. Were they reciprocated?... (more »)
The Power of Literature
By , Pleasanton, CA
Humanity has an instinctive fear of death, though it is a natural course of life. It’s often said that in the moments immediately preceding death, or even a near-death experience, one’s life flashes before his/her eyes. Should it turn out to... (more »)
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Gun Control in Colorado
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On April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, senior boys Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris killed twelve student, one teacher, and wounded 23 others before killing themselves. Klebold’s girlfriend bought three of the... (more »)
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Feedback to Silent Hill: Revelation Review
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Silent Hill: Revelation's movie review by Ayinde Roberts summarized the movie well in terms of its plot but pointed out only 2 main flaws with the movie. As the reviewer wrote, she wasn't sure how to put into words how bad the movie was. There... (more »)
Should People be Allowed to Own Exotic Pets?
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To the people of the world, having a lion cub or an exotic rhesus monkey can be the highlight of the neighborhood and intrigues the people around you. With the possession of such animals comes great risk and responsibility. I strongly agree... (more »)
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Three Great Historical Leaders
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Many great historical leaders live up to the quote “With great power comes great responsibility”(Voltaire). In order to become a great leader, you need to have characteristics to be able to rule your country. Suleiman, Nelson Mandela and... (more »)
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Their Homeland. This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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When I was eight-years-old, my mother and father decided to send my sister and I off to Ukraine for roughly nine months. Their homeland. The idea was to have us come back fluent in Russian, in love with our Russian roots, and possibly more... (more »)
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Harvard Supplementary Essay: Letter to My Roommate
By , Broken Arrow, OK
Dearest future college roommate, As the doubtlessly driven and independent young student you are—I mean, heck, you got into Harvard—I’m sure that you’re eager beyond words to start this new chapter in your life. I don’t blame you.... (more »)
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We Can Fear, Or We Can Care
By , Marietta, GA
 I have found out that being a student who is a part of National Honors Society takes a great deal of responsibility and requires more than just being academically successful. During the semester, tutoring hours were coveted by all members... (more »)
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Speeding Into Disparity
By , Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Everytime you go driving, you are putting a metaphorical gun to your head. Yep, it’s true. Speeding drivers, alcohol influenced drivers, and unreliable driving conditions are just a few of the dangerous aspects of driving. But, speeding... (more »)
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Sexual Assault on College Campuses
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Over the past several years, sexual assault and rape on college campuses has risen and exceeded the growing violence epidemic. Sexual assault and rape against students, especially young women, has become so prevalent that it’s entirely... (more »)
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A Cautionary Tale About College
By , Atlanta, GA
I have a story to tell, and it's not a happy one. I've always been a pretty focused kid. I realized in 7th grade how important it was to go to a good college. I distinctly remember sitting on a train in New Mexico with my... (more »)
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The Intangible Weight of Feeling Stupid
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Tick tock. The time is running out. Rivers of sweat are running down my forehead to my neck, burning my skin with its saltiness, slashing everywhere it touches. Tick tock. My senses are overactive. I hear a creak, a sneeze, a tap. Someone is... (more »)
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I Ate a Toy Truck This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
By , Williamstown, NJ
He’s still there. I have had someone following me for ten years. Every time I look over my shoulder, he isn’t far behind. The more I learn more about him, the scarier he looks and the more uncomfortable I feel around him. As I age,... (more »)
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Thank You, Tubigon
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Crying boisterously like a new born baby, I ran towards my mama. Her big black eyes widened in exasperation; her eyebrows crossed like a war is about to happen. I knew the moment she secretly dressed herself up, she’s not bringing with me... (more »)
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Map to Success This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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#1: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. I’ve always loved a good map. I’ve always hated folding... (more »)
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