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Highschool

But, That's Just The Way It Is. Right?

Ellie Newman | Posted 10.24.2016 | Women
Ellie Newman

When you feel you are under the control of an unfriendly system, check your values, check your sense of personal power meter. Check your complicity levels. Compare the consistency of your values with the actions it takes to participate in the system and achieve your goals.. The ends never justify the means because they are inseparable.

Applying to College

Genevieve Liu | Posted 08.31.2016 | College
Genevieve Liu

My goal is to be admitted to a school that will give me a strong foundation in my academic interests, my career goals, and especially challenge me. The college seminars combined with a level of pressure about college admission college pressure at Lab School make college admission, especially where one is admitted, seem like an ultimate lifetime goal.

What Successful Students Do Differently

Jessica Payette | Posted 01.25.2016 | Teen
Jessica Payette

My school introduced a new schedule this year. Which hasn't been a problem for me, but for many its effects have been detrimental. The-effects-of-Al...

I Salute My Bullies for Rejecting Me and Leading Me to Success

Clementine Bihiga | Posted 01.20.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Clementine Bihiga

Yes, I was bullied in high school! And yes, that bullying led me to being authentic and using the factors that lead to me being bullied to be a succes...

Take A Hint From This Hilarious Video Before Your Next Test (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.24.2013 | Teen

For the record, cheating gets you nowhere in life -- but learning that the hard way (or, actually just, you know, learning) is sometimes funny -- if i...

What Type Of Gift Wrapper Are You?

Janie Emaus | Posted 02.18.2013 | Fifty
Janie Emaus

The older I get, the more I dislike gift wrapping. Not that I ever really liked it in the first place. I'd just as soon put the presents I've bought in paper bags. But all that brown isn't very festive and I don't think my family would be too happy with what resembles bags of groceries for them to open.

10 Things I Miss About High School

| Michelle | Posted 02.22.2012 | College

At the time, I took high school way too seriously. If I could visit my 16-year-old self in a time machine, I would promptly slap her and tell her to c...