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College Anxiety

Your Mental Health is More Important Than Your Grades

Kristen Lee Costa | Posted 10.27.2015 | College
Kristen Lee Costa

Ideas about "traditional" and "non-traditional" students have flipped, with increasing numbers of students being working professionals who want to earn new and advanced degrees. But across the board, what unites students of all ages and life circumstances is this: unprecedented stress levels.

Entering the 'Is College Worth It' Debate

Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D | Posted 07.16.2013 | College
Marcia Y. Cantarella, Ph.D

The debate seems to have moved from "how to fix it" to the question of "is it worth fixing."

'I Crumbled Under The Pressure Of College Admissions'

| Posted 04.24.2012 | Teen

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Youth Communication, a nonprofit organization that helps marginalized youth develop their full pote...

Are We Being Honest When We Talk To Our Kids About College?

Richard Weissbourd | Posted 06.08.2012 | Parents
Richard Weissbourd

For many years, teens have lived with the gap between what adults profess and what they convey day to day about the importance of high status achievement.

TEEN POETRY: 'The Future Comes One Day At A Time'

| Brandon Bergfalk | Posted 02.16.2012 | Home

This is a regular column featuring original poetry by and for high school students, provided by, an online community writing site for youn...