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AP: Absolutely Preposterous This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Weapons of Mass Instruction have been discovered in schools nationwide. Standardization of education is a plague that comes in many forms but none as detrimental as the AP class. AP, or Advanced Placement, enrollment supposedly signifies that... (more »)
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AP Classes: Worth It? This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     You see them in the halls, in a daze, stumbling toward their classes. Their faces are ashen with fatigue; their spines are bent under the weight of a dozen textbooks. They are the ones struggling valiantly to stifle a... (more »)
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Living the Dream This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
While the majority of students are worrying about getting into their dream schools and being able to afford them, others worry about a bigger issue. Students brought to this country illegally, who must leave a blank space on applications that ask... (more »)
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Do Minorities Deserve College More Than The Rest? This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Poor and starving kids in East St. Louis walk through halls laden with sewage. They don’t even have the chance to go to school half the time because the sewage is toxic and could harm them. More than half of the senior girls are pregnant and... (more »)
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Pursue Your Passions This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Someone once told me, “You're wasting your time on a career that will only lead to starvation.” Ouch, right? But before I go on, let me give you some background on the career in question. I want to be a journalist for a newspaper or... (more »)
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How Public Schools Fail This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
Random House defines education as “the act or process of imparting or acquiring general knowledge, developing the powers of reasoning and judgment, and generally of preparing oneself or others intellectually for mature life.” This seems like a... (more »)
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Vocational School students
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Vocational schools are host to all different students from all different backgrounds, just like any other kind of school. There are in fact, however, certain demographics which make up the student population in a vocational school, given the... (more »)
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Top Career Choices of the Future This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Does the year 2017 seem a long way off? What about 2027? These are the dates to look toward when planning your career. The possibilities abound, especially for those who see the big picture and have insight to... (more »)
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SAT Flunking Out This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Three hours and 45 minutes - that’s it. That’s how much time you have to determine how your life will turn out. If that isn’t bad enough, you also have the constant pressure to do well. The SATs have... (more »)
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Pakistan Needs Educational Reform
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It’s been 63 years since Pakistan became an independent state and yet the country is still floundering. Why? There has been a lack of investment in the country’s future. Specifically, there has been a lack of focus on what students need in... (more »)
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Surviving College Life
College Life 101 Tips in Coping with the Big Changes and Problems Encountered As You Enter College College can be intimidating for High School Seniors especially after they have applied to the Colleges or Universities of their choice. My... (more »)
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Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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With my fingers crossed, I click on the link to check my grades. I close my eyes and say a quick prayer. Please be good. Please be all A's. My heart pounds and skips beats, but the rational part of my mind knows there's no reason to stress... (more »)
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The Go Home Button
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For as long as I can remember, I have always celebrated Thanksgiving at my house. My mother always invited our family over for a huge dinner that took hours to prepare. After returning from the Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City, she and my... (more »)
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Five-Letter Words This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
As I shoveled the last bite of spaghetti into my mouth, I heard a voice from the next room, “Come on, Tracy. I want to teach you some five-letter words tonight.”“Okay, Daddy.” I skipped into the family room and my father... (more »)
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15 Skills You Need For College This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Transitioning from the comfort of your home and the protection of your family to living essentially on your own can be exciting and confusing, which is why it helps to be prepared. Here are some skills you definitely... (more »)
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Junior Year Blues This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
So here I sit. I’ve finished everything: Spanish, English, and, yes, even my geometry homework. After all the sweat and tears I’ve poured into these four hours of homework, I can finally say I’m finished, or am I?I am beginning... (more »)
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