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Texting Can Wait
By , phoenix, AZ
I wholeheartedly agree with Keith Arnao in his article about texting while driving. I strongly agree with this article because texting and deiving is a massive problem in today's society, with innocent people losing their lives just because of a... (more »)
What If This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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I’ve never fully understood why college experts place so much emphasis on “commitment.” From as early as middle school, I’ve been told that quality trumps quantity, that I should pick no more than two activities to wholly devote myself... (more »)
Be Intentional With Your Free Time: It's... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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Three months have elapsed since I abandoned everything I was familiar with, moved to Chicago, and embarked on my college career. If I’ve come to conclusion about anything, it’s that the amount of free time I have had in college is the... (more »)
Factory Farms Leading to Antibiotic Resistant...
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Since the 1900s antibiotics have been used to treat illnesses and reduce the numbers of deaths and are now used in animals. But this use of antibiotics can lead to antibiotic resistant bacteria… And now that factory farms use these... (more »)
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Choosing College: Welcome to the Rest of Your Life
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#NextFour and #Accepted trend on Twitter every May with eager high school seniors posting photos of themselves in their respective colleges sweatshirts. Every year, the rate of posts about college on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat... (more »)
Unfair Helpfulness
By , Wyckoff, NJ
Affirmative action is the policy of favoring minorities who have suffered from discrimination within a culture (Merrian Webster). Colleges partake in this policy because they want their schools to be more diverse. However, in trying to make... (more »)
Wet Paint This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Start with wet paint dripping from the bathroom walls. A drab white appearance, dull enough to bore those who enter. My father hammering a rusty nail into the wall in order to hang a watercolor painting of a boat peacefully gliding along a... (more »)
A Pledge to Real Learning This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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I’ve dreamed of attending a university for as long as I can remember. I imagined an almost Utopian intellectual community. Experts would mingle with curious students and inspire them to create great things. Dinner conversations would be a... (more »)
Commuting to College This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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In August, I was supposed to move into my college dorm in Rhode Island. The car was loaded with bedding, decorations, and clothing, ready to depart for my next chapter. However, I couldn’t get into the car. Ultimately, I decided to... (more »)
Stressing About College: A Cautionary Tale This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , Atlanta, GA
I have a tale to tell, and it’s not a happy one. I’ve always been a pretty focused kid. I realized in seventh grade how important it was to go to a good college. I distinctly remember sitting on a train in New Mexico with my... (more »)
Lauren’s Story: Sexual Assault on College Campus This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Lauren. Her eyes gleamed as she talked about her passions and dreams. Her smile was contagious. She spoke with a soft voice that was too delicate to interrupt. I could tell her heart was pure. In college, innocence is a rare trait, but I saw it... (more »)
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Dear College This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
By , State College, PA
Dear College, I would very much like to attend your school, despite my non-existent 4.0 GPA and below-average SAT scores. Sorry, but I am not a straight-A student nor a nationally recognized award winner nor a Nobel Peace Prize... (more »)
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Dear Literature Tests This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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Dear Literature Tests, We have a problem. And, don’t worry, it’s not your usual, “English is awful, blah blah, I hate reading” junk, I promise. Honestly, I love you. I mean, not you in particular, but what... (more »)
The Problem in Front of You This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
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If I’ve learned anything from my media-consuming procrastination initiatives, it’s that adults love to romanticize the teenage experience. Directors such as John Hughes (“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”), Rick Famuyiwa... (more »)
Why I Wanted to Go to a Different University... This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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From the moment I was born, I seemed to be part of a set, as if we were a package deal, with my twin brother David. We faced constant comparisons in our physical appearance, like the fact David is eight inches taller than me, our personalities,... (more »)
Who Am I?
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Who am I? I am Kingitoni. I am a student in High school. I am Christian. I was born in February 8 2003. I am from East Palo Alto, I lived there for 10 years.  Then moved to Sacramento in 2012. I live in a house with my mom, dad, ... (more »)
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