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A Pep Talk for High School Seniors: A Commentary on Confidence

Kamrin Baker | Posted 11.06.2016 | Teen
Kamrin Baker

You've already made it. The door at the end of the hallway was not your destination, but a rest break. A spot to buy a postcard and remember with fond eyes.

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.

You Asked, We Listened!

Elizabeth Perle | Posted 04.29.2012 | Teen
Elizabeth Perle

Notice anything different about us today? HuffPost High School has officially been renamed HuffPostTeen!

What Should You REALLY Do When You Turn 18?

Question: Should you do crazy things when you turn 18 just because you legally can?NO, CRAZY ISN’T AN OPTION Shaquille Roberts is a senior at Hyd...

'My Passion Isn't A Lucrative Career! Help!'

| Abbie M., Brea, CA | Posted 12.28.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Someone once told me, “You're wasting your time on a career that will only lead t...

The Hunt for Happiness

Charissa Newkirk | Posted 02.26.2012 | Home
Charissa Newkirk

My first thoughts about my own happiness were immature: happiness is having a boyfriend, being pretty, having friends, etc. But I stopped myself, and pictured what I want my life to look like in 20 years.

Demi Lovato Speaks Out Against Disney Channel

Alex Horsey | Posted 02.23.2012 | Home
Alex Horsey

Though I've grown out of Disney programming, I will not be happy with the network until they issue a formal, public apology.


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.

AP Classes: Absolutely Preposterous Weapons of Mass Instruction

| Sophie W., San Diego, CA | Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at Weapons of Mass Instruction have been discovered in schools nationwide. Standardiza...

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.

I Finally Met My Birth Brother... And He Was My Neighbor

| Susie Q., Wanaque, NJ | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at We’ve all heard that it’s a small world, but I never realized how small until l...

Get Yours

Stephen Autar | Posted 01.19.2012 | Home
Stephen Autar

This week I went to a high school in Chicago and spoke to their Gay-Straight Alliance about my experiences as a gay man, particularly coming out and the heaven and hell surrounding that ordeal.

'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...

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...

Me And My Miniskirt

| EmilytheAuthor, St. Francisville, LA | Posted 01.05.2012 | Home

This is a teen-written article from our friends at I will be the first to say that I am not materialistic. My friends label me as a go...