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Category: Freshmen

Dana Sinclair

Four Things I Wish I Knew About AP Courses Freshman Year

It’s not harder than a prep course
When I took my first AP class , I went in with the idea that it would require more knowledge than a regular prep course. As the year progressed, I learned that in comparison to other prep courses I was taking, my AP class wasn’t much harder. The difference between the two types of classes, in my eyes, is the amount of work. Advance placement courses have a bit more classwork and homework than prep courses because you go more in depth in the subject you are taking than in a prep course.

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Nadira Berman

Best Inspirational Quotes for Frustrated Students

My obsession with inspirational quotes continues! And this time I won’t exclude freshmen, sophomores, and juniors. Everyone gets frustrated with school sometimes, especially right now in the middle of the semester, with summer months and months away… From working in groups to presenting in front of the class, school is filled with difficult situations. But […]

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Maddi Lee

High School Freshman Year Bucket List

Contrary to what some sources claim, your freshman year of high school does matter. For tons of incoming freshmen, this year will mark the beginning of the long, arduous journey to college. And if you’re a freshman, though you certainly don’t have to stress over college this early, this is a great year to get […]

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Maddi Lee

Top 20 Free Apps for High School and College Students

They say there’s an app for everything…and they’re right! We’re a mobile generation, and for all those high school and college students out there, these twenty apps might make this upcoming school year a whole lot easier. 1) inClass This note-taking app is so beyond awesome, I felt ecstatic when I found out about it. […]

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Maddi Lee

High Schooler’s Guide to Spending Your Summer Wisely

“Oh, lord,” you groan. “Now, this blogger’s gonna tell me to be—shudder—productive this summer.” I wish I could tell you that you’re wrong… …But I can’t. Summer is an awesome time to have fun, but it’s also such a vital period for tons of programs and activities and volunteer gigs that your mind will positively […]

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Rita Neumann

How to Study Online Without Getting Distracted

When you want to study for the SAT online, the internet becomes your best friend and your worst enemy. Yes, you have access to wonderful resources all in one place, from the comfort of your own home. But, oh the temptation to procrastinate!! You know what I’m talking about. You go online to check Facebook […]

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