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Category: High School Life

Elise Gout

Extra Curriculars: College v. High School

There’s something of a precedent set for how to “succeed” in high school extra curriculars. Step 1: sign up for everything. Step 2: somehow attend all of the meetings (spoiler alert: you won’t be able to). Step 3: try to run for president of all of them because that’s what’s “expected” if you want a chance at getting into a “top” school… (side rant: a top school should be the school that’s best for you – not what the likes of Princeton Review deems worthy).

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Nadira Berman

How To Be Productive While Procrastinating

Everyone procrastinates. Don’t pretend you don’t. Sometimes you really, really, really don’t want to do work, even though you have to. Here are some ways to be somewhat productive, even though you aren’t doing homework.

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Dana Sinclair

Should you intern in high school?

The short answer is yes! I highly recommend interning in high school, but before you go hunting for internship opportunities in your area, there are some pros and cons to consider. Pros: Insight into different career options Networking opportunities Hands on experience in a professional setting Strengthen college applications Build your resume   Cons: Time […]

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Dana Sinclair

Top 3 TED Talks All Students Should Watch

Some people binge watch TV shows on Netflix, others troll Instagram for hours. As for me, I watch TED talks. Religiously. TED talks is a great source for motivation, guidance and overall knowledge. With thousands of talks covering almost any topic imaginable, there is a talk for anyone. So, what is TED talks? “TED is […]

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Dana Sinclair

I submitted my college apps, now what?

Submitting college applications can be a weight lifted off your shoulders. All seniors applying to college know how tedious and stressful they can be and once they are submitted, it is like a breathe of fresh air. Now that your college apps are in, what do you do? What goals are there to strive for?

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Nadira Berman

How to Annotate Readings Successfully

Unsure how to properly annotate your lengthy textbook readings? I’m here to help. One of the most important functions of annotation is that it allows you to review readings later on by simply skimming.

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Nadira Berman

Four Reasons to Take a Summer Class

When summer comes around, usually all we want to do is sit back and relax by the pool. But taking a summer class can be both useful and fun. Here are four reasons why.

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Kristin Fracchia

ACT Essay vs New SAT Essay

There were big changes this year to both the ACT essay and SAT essay. In this episode of TuesdACT, we’re comparing both essays. Want to find out which essay is going to be better for you?

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Myka Yamasaki

3 Ways to Impress Your Professor

So you’re starting college soon and you’re thinking, how do I impress my professors? Here are a few things college professors are looking for in a good student.

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Nadira Berman

Four Reasons To Study a Foreign Language

Whether or not you have a foreign language requirement to fulfill, learning a language is a useful and important skill. Here are four reasons why.

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