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Online Learning: The Ruin Of Education

Alexander Spring | Posted 05.22.2012 | Teen
Alexander Spring

Online education is growing at an exponential rate. If this continues, not only will our children not be as intelligent, they will not have learned appropriate social skills. Students at a young age need living, breathing teachers.


Benni Cinkle | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home
Benni Cinkle

So Rudolph is born special. He has a special gift and is super amazing. But not all the reindeer see that. So the reindeer choose that the only way to handle something like that is to reject it. They laugh at Rudolph and hurt his feelings.

December: The College Applications Endurance Test

David Boone | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
David Boone

December is a very important month in my college application process. I have a detailed schedule for everything, including a schedule for fun -- yes, I schedule fun.

The Struggle For Academic Perfection

Susannah Meyer | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Susannah Meyer

In my opinion, fear is the driving factor for students' desire for perfection. What if I fail this test? What if I don't have enough extracurriculars? What will my parents say? Will I get into college?

My Problem With #whitegirlproblems

Nicole Brookman | Posted 01.31.2012 | Home
Nicole Brookman

@Whitegrlproblem's constant tweets about dieting, calling daddy, the pains of being rich and doing or saying inappropriate things have attracted nearly 525,000 followers. I hate this website.

Becoming A Model

Jazz Girard | Posted 01.26.2012 | Home
Jazz Girard

So how did I become a model, you might ask? I did so by attending a Model United Nations conference at Columbia University in New York City this past weekend.

Sister, Sister: Thanksgiving

Natalie Fitts | Posted 01.25.2012 | Home
Natalie Fitts

Sandwiched between Halloween and Christmas, Thanksgiving can often go by the wayside. However, we are here to remind you of the Turkey Day cheer!

'Why I Hate Snow White'

| MissMaegan, Port St. Lucie, FL | Posted 11.15.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at And so the story ends. The dashing prince in his tasseled, shoulder-padded suit ben...

Waiting For My Fate

David Boone | Posted 01.15.2012 | Home
David Boone

The most stressful part of the college application process is waiting. I find myself missing meals and sometimes forgetting the day of the week, but I have to say, it does make life more interesting.

Let's Do It With a Smile, Class of 2012!

Jada Alexander | Posted 01.15.2012 | Home
Jada Alexander

My mom and I were laughing because otherwise we'd be crying. Laughter eases the college application process, I kid you not.

Why Students Need Shorter School Days

| Rachel D., Brooklyn, NY | Posted 01.12.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Students have a limited amount of power in school, which is one of the main reasons...

Why Plural Pronouns Make Me Angry | EVA HATTIE L. SCHUELER | Posted 01.10.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from Community High School newspaper in Ann Arbor, MI. As the world which we live in changes, so does the language whic...

Trying Not to Be a Travel Cliché

Margaret Weinberg | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Margaret Weinberg

My advice to my fellow seniors who are told to stay away from writing about abroad programs is to avoid becoming a cliché. Find something seemingly unexciting and use it to convey your larger point.