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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State... This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Blacksburg, VA: Knowledge is a powerful tool. With it, students can put together extraordinary creations and 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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Marquette University This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Milwaukee, WI: Wisconsin is home to the Packers, cheese, and beautiful greenery. Tucked into the natural beauty of this state are many excellent colleges and universities. One is Marquette University, located in Milwaukee. I had the opportunity... (more »)
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How to Squeeze the Fun Out of College Visits
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As an upperclassman in high school, one of the many things plaguing your mind is college; where to go, how to get in, and what it will be like. One way to narrow down the hundreds of options you have is to visit colleges that you think you... (more »)
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Mall Night With Friends
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It was November 5th , 2016 , 6:30 pm. It was an amazing night I got into the car, turned on the radio and put rap music but of course my mom changed the channel to country music, because she's in love with country, and she does not like my... (more »)
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Sunday Afternoons This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Four o’clock on a Sunday afternoon. Sunlight beams radiantly through tall windows, illuminating our makeshift chapel in the nursing home lobby. The priest thoughtfully blesses a freshly baked loaf of bread on a wobbly card table. A saint... (more »)
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Sheer Simplicity
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Sleeping bags? Check. Pillows? Check. Mace to ward off mountain lions? Double check. Preparing to embark on another whirlwind adventure, I manage to zip up a stubborn backpack bulging with essentials. It’s a quiet evening in late August, the... (more »)
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Overcome
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I am a genuine person. My heart is full and fragile and for a young woman in high school, that isn’t always the ideal personality to possess. For a long time, I let others walk all over me which led to an ongoing depression leaving... (more »)
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My Recipe for Happiness
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Happiness. What a great word!!! Happiness one thing that exists in everyone. Whether it's being happy about icecream, school, sunshine, friends or a tv show everyone feels happiness at least once in their life. Now, some people might not find... (more »)
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Tall or Short? Powerful or Weak?
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For most people, meeting my eyes requires tilting their neck several degrees beyond the norm; watching them awkwardly pan upward is a part of my everyday life. My height is something that is impossible not to notice. When I am walking on the... (more »)
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Personal Statement
By , Tukwila, WA
In my lifetime, I have had many events outside of school happen to me that have affected me. Not only in my home life but school wise and even social life. Whether for the good or for the bad, these events have been the steps leading up to who... (more »)
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My Home
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The smell of leaves and fresh air was overwhelming. There was a slight breeze, and the sun faintly filled the air. It wasn’t hot though. It was chilly. It was October as I walked passed the old, green and white house across from my... (more »)
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Casanova
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I looked down at hands, bloodied and cracked with dirt. Tears in my eyes I looked up at the beast before me and yelled, “Why?” I put my head in my hands for what felt like eternity until I felt a warm puff of air blow my hair. It... (more »)
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A Quality for My Sleeve
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He was young and I didn’t know him very well. The summer of 2014 was full of mixed emotions. My mother had me hang out with my cousin Adrian, who I rarely saw at family functions. I curiously wondered as to why my mother sent me, out of... (more »)
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Not Since
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Frigid air stings my lungs as I gasp for breath. The water viciously thrashes and pulls me down to claim my life. My arms and legs won’t move on my command and I feel cold pulsing through my body. All I see is darkness, and it feels so... (more »)
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Home
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Trees gently sway in the wind. Leaves underneath me crunch while I wander deeper into the waking forest. The cold air kisses my bare cheek, leaving me with goosebumps and a runny nose. Throughout my walk on the trail, clumps of small,... (more »)
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Why You and JU?
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I remember when I walked into my Practicallaw class, I had approached my teacher to ask her, Can I go to Honor Guard at 2:45PM.? My teacher had told me I wouldn’t get an education due to me wanting to leave class to put down the... (more »)
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