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High School Lessons

The 3 Biggest Things I Wish I Didn't Stress Over In High School

Opal Vadhan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Teen
Opal Vadhan

Even though I loved high school, I wouldn't go back and do it again. Don't get me wrong -- I had a lot of great times and great memories, but there were also many days I spent stressing over the littlest things.

The 3 Biggest Lessons 'High School Musical' Taught Me

Avi Sholkoff | Posted 11.23.2014 | Teen
Avi Sholkoff

Much to my dismay, high school life is not as great and joyful as it was at East High for Troy Bolton and his fellow Wildcats. There is no singing of "Stick to the Status Quo" at lunch. However, there are lessons and themes from the film that are instrumental in a high schooler's life.

11 Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started High School

Carly Steyer | Posted 09.17.2014 | Teen
Carly Steyer

I wouldn't change much of my high school experience, I don't think, even though there were some days where things went horribly wrong. But I do wish I'd known a few things when I stepped into those bustling hallways on the first day of freshman year.

10 Things No One Tells You About Being The New Kid

Valerie Hsieh | Posted 09.01.2014 | Teen
Valerie Hsieh

Over the course of the year, I have learned several lessons that have made my transition a bit easier, and have brought me to some of the greatest individuals I have ever met.

You Don't Know Everything When You're 16

Aleida Fernandez | Posted 05.01.2012 | College
Aleida Fernandez

It's a weird feeling for a 19-year-old realizing what you thought was right when you were 16, is not actually correct at all. I found this out the hard way this past week studying for my history midterm.

'Communist Indoctrination' High School Worksheets Sparks Outrage

Posted 04.06.2012 | Education

Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa is receiving criticism for one class assignment on the Cold War. Based on a worksheet handed out in a social...