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College Bound
By , Marietta, GA
I see college as an opportunity. People go there to spend four years studying and specializing in what interests them. There are so many options ranging from classes to become a fashion designer to being a doctor. For me, college is the start... (more »)
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“Gappers” Take on the Break It’s senior year of high school. You’re seventeen or eighteen. Time to make your final decision on colleges. Now some might choose to spend the next four years at the college they love, or serve in the... (more »)
Note to College Freshman: The Freshman 15 is...
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Every year, many first year college students worry about the notion that gaining some extra weight is inevitable.  By gaining multiple pounds at a time, students are more susceptible to falling under the category of obesity, are less... (more »)
What I Wish I Knew
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It is no secret that coming to college, wherever it may be, is an extreme change and very overwhelming. With my first semester almost being over, I think that it is pretty safe to say that, even though I like to think I do, I did not know... (more »)
Infrequently Asked Questions This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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This summer I visited Columbia University with my mom. We were listening to the prospective students ask questions at the general information session, having survived the bulk of the presentation, which we both thought was unnecessarily... (more »)
Running Out Of Time This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“You’ve got to get out of your room more. Go to parties! Hang out with people!” When I told my dad that I had turned down the offers I’d gotten to go to parties since I started college, he attempted to convince me that... (more »)
Why I Hate College Parties This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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“You’ve got to get out of your room more. Go to parties! Hang out with people!” When I told my dad that I had turned down the offers I’d gotten to go to parties since I started college, he attempted to convince me that... (more »)
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Power of Earbuds
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I believe in the power of earbuds. When I was younger I didn't really care about music, at that time my opinion on music was that it wasn't really important in life. I just couldn't understand how being a singer or instrument player... (more »)
Connecting Two Different Worlds
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The magic of Cambridge is hidden behind the historical stories of the sights-buildings, rivers, chapels, structures, and even some coffee shops- because the city itself is like a pop-up history book. Furthermore, from a bird’s eye view,... (more »)
7 Things Out-of-State College Freshmen Need To...
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College is already a scary subject to think about. It can be especially nerve-wracking if you’re going to school out of state. Trust me, I know. I just completed my first year of college in a state that’s nearly 2,000 miles away from... (more »)
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College Selection: Paradox Of Prestige
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     Getting a gleaming letter of acceptance to an Ivy League is a tremendous boost of self-esteem and sign of validation for practically any high school student; years of polishing your resume and dreadful weeks spent trying to craft a... (more »)
The Broken Me
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After all these years, I have realised that I have the habit of loving the broken and hoping to mend it all over. I visit the places abandoned years and centuries ago and fall in love with them. I prefer the musty-smelling old books over the... (more »)
Keeping Writer's Block at Bay: A Guide
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As I sit here in this empty room, armed with a cup of hot tea steaming in front of me, and the entire internet at my fingertips...my mind is blank. There is a solid wall between the words on this page and the words I think about writing late at... (more »)
Intelligence does not equate to a 2400 This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, intelligence is "the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective criteria."  The misonception that occurs both within and from this... (more »)
Horse Slaughter, still a problem?
Horses are very intelligent animals but once they reach a certain “old age” their owners seem to find no meaning in having them. Sadly, they are sold to slaughter farms, horse slaughter has stopped in the US but it continues to be a... (more »)
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Rolling a Strike for Garaway
The bowling ball was just released, it rolls down the polished lane like a bullet and BAM, the pins go down, one by one. Bowling was and still is an enjoyable sport to play, but having the biggest popularity during the 1940s up to about the... (more »)
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