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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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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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A Freshman Again This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     This past August I began my first year as a college student. Coming from Houston, the fourth-largest city in the country, to a town surrounded by trees with a population of 60,000 was quite an adjustment. At first it... (more »)
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To My Future Roommate This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This work has won the Teen Ink contest in its category.
     Dearest Roommate, Do you want the story-truth? Or do you want the happening-truth? Well, since you’ll be living with me, I’ll let you in on a little secret: the story-truth is my best friend as I... (more »)
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The Student’s Soliloquy
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This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
To study or not to study - that is the question: Whether ’tis smarter of the mind to struggle Against the continuous stream of outrageous assignments, Or to disremember the sea of homework, And, by forgetting, fail. To study, to stress - No... (more »)
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A Well-Rounded Individual This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   Manystudents set goals with the hope that their achievements may help them beaccepted into their chosen college. Unfortunately, they often put too muchemphasis on one area and do not take part in a wide range of... (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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350 Words This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Please describe yourself in 350 wordsI hate college essays. In approximately 350 words, I have been asked to explain myself, my likes, my dislikes and my aspirations. In 350 words, I have been asked to show I am... (more »)
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My Sister in College This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     Last June, my sister, Katy, graduated from high school. I didn't think much about it at the time because I was looking forward to a great summer. But when the summer came to an end, I started to realize that soon my... (more »)
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#11
Leaving Home This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     It’s the last year of high school, and young minds are turning their fickle attention to the thought of leaving home. This seems a natural progression: parents have child; raise child; help child with bumps and... (more »)
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Farewell, High School-- Hello, Real World This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   My life as I know it now will soon be over. This is my senior year and I'm getting ready to take that huge step for which most teenagers my age are preparing themselves. That's right, college.I have many fears and questions about... (more »)
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Senior Year Stress This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
   Along with the knowledge that my senior year is the most fun of the four years of high school, it also is the most stressful. Colleges, grades, work, and leaving family and friends. This will be an experience that will change my... (more »)
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What the College Board Didn’t Consider This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     I glance over the scantron, the matrix of little bubbles etched fully with my number two pencil. Not a single smudge outside the light blue circle. What test am I taking? The Plan Test? What Plan? I’m in tenth... (more »)
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Dear Colleges: About Your Letters This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     As a high school student, I know that after students take the PSAT or PLAN tests, they begin to get tons of mail from colleges. While this is exciting, the sheer magnitude can be monotonous. Eventually, only letters... (more »)
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Acceptance This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.
     In mid-December, William Paterson University came to my school for an Instant-Decision Day. I had a feeling I would be accepted, but not knowing for sure was driving me insane.I was due at the guidance office at... (more »)
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