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Academic Excellence Is Not the Only Way to...
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I think that academic excellence is not the only way to achieve success in life, although human nature thinks that way. I agree , that you should have excellence in your academics it will help you to obtain the career of your dreams but is that... (more »)
But What About...?
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Ah, summer. Swimming pools and beaches and fun-in-the-sun. Carefree, happy, content. Spending June and July and August in the shade--Oh no! School's starting soon! We all know what it's like to dread having to go back to school in the fall, but... (more »)
When Education and Politics Mix
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Teachers have tough, low-paying jobs. If you think about it, they stand up there trying to balance teaching the curriculum, engaging students and providing pupils practical (useful) knowledge. I am not attempting to cast any aspersions on the... (more »)
5 Things to Know About Middle School
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Everyone knows it’s hard transitioning from elementary school to middle school – except it’s not. New middle-schoolers are almost always stereotyped as helpless little babies who can’t do anything without 24/7 protection and guidance.... (more »)
Single-Sex or Segregation?
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Picture yourself at school. Raising your hand when you have a question, writing down the homework in your planner, and taking notes on the lesson. The usual, right? Not so much. You look around and see all your classmates are male, and you are... (more »)
Should State Tests Be Used for Student Promotion?
By , Staten Island, NY
Do you think student portfolios should be used for student promotion instead of state test? In my many experiences I always thought portfolios should be used because whenever I take state test I get nervous and fail. So honestly I would prefer... (more »)
Too Much Homework
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Over the years, the education system for schools in North America has been improved and polished to the point where there are not many issues of dissatisfaction to be addressed. However, there is still the pressing issue of too much homework.... (more »)
Stress of the Hallways
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I don't understand it. I really don't understand how teachers, administration, and sometimes even our own parents expect us high school and college students to do so extremely well when it comes to our studies given the amount of work we get. In... (more »)
Looming Fears of a College Applicant This work is considered exceptional by our editorial staff.
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 Ever since I was eight years old, the one thing I knew I look forward to was going to college. I was eight years old when I began working my ass off to ensure I would get the most out of my education and get into a college I want to go... (more »)
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As a mere low-class peasant, I think I’ve grasped the fundamentals of my life. Go to school and get an education, go to college and get at least a bachelors degree, and then finally with my degree that makes me look somewhat smart ( But... (more »)
How Does Stress Make Students Struggle?
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What’s stress? Stress is something you can’t touch or see, but you can definitely feel it. Stress can be caused by many things like homework, projects, essays, and finals etc. Sometimes stress isn’t caused by school it could... (more »)
Students Need More Sleep
By , Sacramento, city, CA
Students who get a lot of homework sleep very late and the next morning they can’t wake up to go to school or they either just sleep in and don’t come to school. Students who go to school usually have trouble falling asleep in class... (more »)
Desk Party
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 It was the morning of April 17, 2011 it was a full class today which was unusual. Before recess class was never full. “Okay class let’s have a great day today we have a whole watermelon today. How awesome?” Mrs.... (more »)
Rough Experiences
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Have you ever been put into a position where you didn’t understand a language? Ever felt desperate to know what’s going on? Well new comers to the United States feel the same way they come to The United States to get a better... (more »)
BOOM Is the Shock
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“Gimme my paper back James!” I yelled at him as I tried to reach for my papers. “Fine, I’ll just use yours.” I snatched his papers from his desk. “ OK OK!” Handing it back slowly we exchanged papers giggling quietly as the... (more »)
Stuck in the Motion
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 Troubles of being a student, it’s the fact that an average teenager accomplish 6 hours of schools, 3-4 hours of sports or extracurricular activities, 30 minutes for dinner & about an hour spent on homework. Within a 24 hour... (more »)
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