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7 High School Tips for Freshmen

Todd VanDuzer | Posted 12.03.2016 | Parents
Todd VanDuzer

Remember the stress of high school? While a lot has changed since you were in that position, high-school stress is something that's still alive and well. Here's some advice for parenting high school freshmen in 2016.

12 Things I Want My Brother To Know On His First Day Of High School

Taylor Trudon | Posted 10.27.2014 | Teen
Taylor Trudon

"Cool" isn't doing what your friends are doing. "Cool" is being confident in where you stand. Never apologize for liking what you like. In the immortal words of Taylor Swift, "Haters gonna hate, hate, hate." So you do you, dude.

5 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About High School

Danielle Woo | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Danielle Woo

As a teenager, you get a lot of things shouted at you from all different directions and it's often overwhelming. I've learned a lot over the last few years of high school and often find myself wishing so badly to be able to go back in time and talk to 14-year-old me. Here are some things I wish someone would have informed me in my naive, dreamer girl days.

HuffPost Teen's Ultimate Senior Year Survival Guide

Posted 09.03.2013 | Teen

School has officially started for the graduating class of 2014. This means that, despite any skepticism you may have had, you and your friends managed...

6 Reasons You Are Secretly Excited To Be Back At School

Posted 09.03.2013 | Teen

Ugh. Back-to-school. The summer went by WAY too fast. At least, that's what you've been telling your friends and family for the past week. But admi...

17 Things I Need To Remember Now That I'm A Senior

Katy Ma | Posted 10.30.2013 | Teen
Katy Ma

Here's the reality: 17 is that awkward in-between age where you can have a driver's license but you can't vote, where you're neither a child nor an adult... you're just awkward.

How To Leave High School With No Regrets

Annie Schugart | Posted 10.27.2013 | Teen
Annie Schugart

We have all heard it: these are supposedly the best four years of our life. But are these years we spend monstrously walking the halls of high school really the best years we will ever live?

10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before Senior Year

Posted 08.15.2013 | Teen

By Riley Griffin, 17 Having reached the final chapter of my high school existence, I’ve spent the end of summer reflecting on my last three years...

13 Secrets For Surviving High School

Isabel Song | Posted 10.14.2013 | Teen
Isabel Song

There are some basic tips and advice that will help anyone get through high school. Most of these may seem obvious, but you'd be surprised at the amount of people who don't actually apply it into their lives.

What High School Means to Me

Michaela Klembara | Posted 10.13.2013 | Teen
Michaela Klembara

Don't be drama queen. Nothing is ever as bad as it seems. Chemistry and Biology won't ruin your life like you think they will, although Anatomy might.

The Most & Least Useful Things You Learn In School

Posted 07.03.2013 | Teen

Will anything I learn here actually help me after I graduate? It's the ultimate question everyone asks themselves during super long, boring classes...

7 Ways To Thank Your Teachers At The End Of The Year

| Posted 05.14.2013 | Teen

By Sammie Levin There may have been times throughout the year when you wanted to scream at your teachers or never set foot in their classroom again...

Hope To Cope With The Stress Of Starting High School

Posted 05.14.2013 | Teen

Any big life change is challenging -- whether it's your parents getting divorced or moving to a new city -- but making the transition from middle scho...

20/20 Hindsight Guide for Surviving High School (and Beyond)

Grown And Flown | Posted 12.02.2012 | Parents
Grown And Flown

The window in which to reach our kids on lessons about character and values can be shorter than we think.

5 Ways to Get the Most Out of High School | Posted 10.02.2012 | Teen

As I enter my senior year, I want to help others get the best out of their high school experience. Here are five tips to help get the best out of thes...

What Is a "Quality Student"?

Mark Johnson | Posted 05.27.2012 | Education
Mark Johnson

Being smart isn't about IQ or grades. It's about what you do with the intelligence in your head.

15 Things You Hear During Finals Week (And What They Really Mean!) | Posted 02.08.2012 | Home

"I Totally Just Failed That." (Means: "I Totally Just Did Better Than You On That")...