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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 »)
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 »)
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 »)
Letter of Application
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My name is Hunter Dean, here are some of the things I have done.  . As long as I am a Blue Devil, I know I won't have any downfalls.  I have competed in football all four years of high school, basketball for two years, and track... (more »)
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As I sat there with an expectant gaze on my face on how my juniors were gonna bid me the best "Bye", a part of me knew I was fighting an inner turmoil: glad on attaining freedom but sad at having to leave school. Taking a quick... (more »)
Fears of a College Applicant
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I can relate to Lauren H.'s article "Fears of a College Applicant" because college can be scary. I can see why it's scary as a college applicant because you might not get into the college that you want. Females are especially... (more »)
Why I Am Not a Writer
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I can relate to Madison G. in her article, "Why I Am Not a Writer",when she wrote about not being a writer and how she focuses on college and other things she has to do in her day to day life, because I see myself in the same way. I... (more »)
What Might Happen if God Said Yes to Every Prayer?
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What might happen if God said yes to every prayer? Any prayer said anytime of the day. There are positives and negatives to this. So, you would have people who would abuse the system. Furthermore, you have people who would think about what... (more »)
When You Move from a Girls' Boarding...
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It’s a crazy transition. People talk about how when you let girls out from a boarding school to college, and they lose their sense in the face of overwhelming freedom. Well, I beg to differ. Of course, many things improve. The hope of... (more »)
We Are Waiting for Someone Else to Save Us
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“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it ” - Robert Swan   Who are we waiting for? Are we waiting for a messiah, an avatar or an angel to come and save our planet from the species... (more »)
Old Hat This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“You may start your tests.”     I briefly fumbled with the finger pad of the laptop on the table in front of me before clicking the blue start button. The loading bar flashed across the screen for an instant,... (more »)
I Am a Slave to the Writing Process This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Writers should write for themselves. I’ve stated this many times to my peers and teachers alike. Although writers may write to entertain others, it is still for themselves. They like to know someone picked up their work and gave it the... (more »)
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Gap Year Envy This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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It seems that all my friends have been making the decision to defer their college education for a year, and I’m happy for them—I really am. But I’m not going to lie, when that call comes and they inform me of their decision to... (more »)
Folk Punk Goodbye This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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The last half of my brother’s senior year of high school, he was rarely home.  Ryan was either running with his track team, dancing at a punk show, or off with his girlfriend taking photos in an overgrown, abandoned greenhouse. At... (more »)
Sexism at Science Schools This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Patriarchy weaves its way into every aspect of life and the higher education system is no exception. The virtually insignificant number of women who enter science majors is a direct indication that this sexism manifests itself especially in... (more »)
Why You Absolutely Should Not Go To Med School
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Every year medical schools around the country will receive 4000 - 5000+ applicants each for a limited number of positions. As someone who holds one of these coveted places I’m frequently asked by students ‘how do I get in?’ ‘what grades... (more »)
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