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Welcome to the busiest year of your high school career! Your junior year is the year that you prep for, and first take, the SAT and/or ACT. You’ll be in tough classes and you’ll take on more responsibility in your clubs and on your teams. Plus, you’ll start thinking about college. Now, you might not believe me when I say this, but junior year is actually fun. More responsibility often means more perks. The friendships that you’ve built over the last two years are strong, and thinking about the future’s endless possibilities is exciting.

That Summer Before Senior Year

As consumed by finals as you may be (or may not be, if you’re an intelligent senior… I am not one of those), you can start finding solace in the fact that the end is near. I’m talking breakfasts at 11:00 a.m. Afternoons by the beach. Evenings catching up on every Netflix movie that you […]

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What You Wouldn’t Expect About Junior Year

Junior year. It’s known as the time when high school classes get seriously hard. You also have to start looking at colleges and taking the SAT. On top of all this extra work, your grades need to be especially high, as admissions officers look at junior year very closely when making their decisions. My third […]

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How To Make The Most Of Winter Break

It’s finally winter break (well, for some of us it’s still winter break … for everyone else – I hope you had a good one)! This means fun times with family and friends, along with plenty of good food and relaxation. Although these few weeks are meant to be a break, you can still get […]

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What I Wish I Knew In High School

I don’t know about you, but high school felt like forever to me. I couldn’t wait for the day I’d graduate, and each 10-week semester seemed to loom on for ages. But looking back, I realize now that my “can’t wait to get out of here” attitude actually robbed me of the moments I should […]

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10 Productive Ways to Waste Time

Procrastination gets a really bad rep when you think about it. Everyone’s always talking about ways you can stop procrastinating…but did you know? Wasting time can actually be one of the best decisions you made today! There are tons of ways you can waste time in a fun, yet productive manner. (In fact, there are […]

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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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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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