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My Dream by the Hudson River This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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We all have dreams that last for years and years and, even if only in small ways, begin to define us. My dream was to attend a college located on the banks of the Hudson River. On the back roads of New York, soldiers march, Humvees wind around... (more »)
From Hobby to Acceptance Letter This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Finding pages full of statistics about perfect test scores, high GPAs, and impressive extracurriculars can put a damper on any eager college applicant's excitement. But I believe that you can get into your dream college – even without finding a... (more »)
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Money Isn’t Everything This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Being a senior in high school, I've almost gotten used to talking about college an average of five times a day. Don't get me wrong: I am very invested in my future, and I actually like thinking about where I'll end up next year. But there's one... (more »)
The Perks of Applying Early This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I applied to one college. Yes, only one. This may sound foolhardy, but through early decision, it was possible. I wouldn't suggest that everyone apply to only one school, because if you don't get in there's a lot of stress, but it worked for me.... (more »)
Return Of Fighting Irish #5
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Golson is back after “poor judgment on test,” and better than ever before! Golson was leading Notre Dame Fighting Irish on the way to what seemed like it would be an undefeated season. However, Golson was defeated himself.... (more »)
Finding the ''Special...
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I have been single for almost four years until my (now) boyfriend enter my life. I remember not so long ago on my nth birthday I was praying to God to please give me a "boyfriend"- yeah I know it sounds desperate, but yes I wouldn't  lie on... (more »)
Woman Saga
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The hand that rocks the cradle rules  the world. She turned her can'ts into cans and her dreams into plans. The call for emancipation and empowerment of women has increased at an alarming rate and is one of the most discussed issue of the... (more »)
Scoping Out University
By , Stafford, United Kingdom
It’s 6am on a Saturday and yet you find yourself stumbling out of bed, pulling on your best ‘I’m not trying too hard’ outfit whilst half-heartedly shouting at your parents to wake up. That’s right, university open days are here.... (more »)
First Week At College
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I’ve looked forward to college ever since my mother told me that it was just like pre school, except you could have all your classes start at noon and there was a pool. My parents both encouraged me, in the most benevolent possible way, to go to... (more »)
How to Write the Perfect College Essay: Step by...
As a rising senior in high school, I’m stressing out and frantically rushing to complete college applications, improve my test scores last minute, and handle a full load of IB courses all at once. Recently, I visited my brother in Washington... (more »)
Saying Goodbye
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The bittersweet mixture of both excitement and stress during senior year has now disappeared. We have put on our caps and gowns and done our best not to trip while walking across the stage at our High School graduation. It's the middle of... (more »)
The Secrets of a Duel Enrollment Student
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Okay, they are all in the same boat as you. You got this. You aren’t in “their territory” this is neutral ground. They’re just coming to college for the first time too. What doesn’t it matter if you are still in high school and they’re... (more »)
Today What We Lack Is Patience
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In Ahmedabad in Region of Naroda , last place of the general public , there was full hush in the house , on normal crevices individuals were assembled and stand out sentence was heard in that full quiet with a sound of blame in his voice " I... (more »)
10 Memorable College Email Subject Lines
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1. I haven’t forgotten about you (Iowa State University) Oh thank God. I was so worried. 2. Opportunity Knox (Knox College) This tagline rockx. 3. High-Five a Priest (University of Dayton) Sign me up for that. 4. Hogwarts +... (more »)
Break the Stigma
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It’s pretty clear that our educational system is flawed. But is that clear in all of the right ways? I could pull up a bunch of studies and meaningless numbers that rank our public schools against those of other countries. I could talk about... (more »)
Top Tools for the Next Generation of College...
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Every generation of college freshmen has many advantages over the previous one. The justification of such statement comes in the form of many new online tools, websites, and apps that are meant to make a student’s life easier. New resources... (more »)
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