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4 Ways Instagram Has Redefined Teen Culture

Marc Rinosa | Posted 03.28.2013 | Teen
Marc Rinosa

How has the application influenced teen culture? How has a 14.4 megabyte program changed our perspective as young people?

The Waiting Game

Amanda Dai | Posted 03.27.2013 | Teen
Amanda Dai

Up to that day, waiting was agony. I counted down the days one-by-one, yearning to return to training, and finally I convinced my mom to send me back after promising to only do what I was allowed to.

What Do You REALLY Think Of Your Teachers?

Posted 01.25.2013 | Teen

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled b...

Teen's Surprise Admission During Acceptance Speech Sent Room Wild

Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A New Jersey teen took to his school's highest platform earlier this month, announcing he was LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender) to his enti...

What Is The Thing You Like LEAST About School?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Teen

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled b...

Teen Asks Girl To Prom, Gets Smacked By Tree (PHOTOS)

Posted 01.22.2013 | Teen

This teen's prom-posal gave a whole new meaning to the saying "love hurts." One high school senior from Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Ill...

Why Carrie Is 'One Of Us'

Nathan Blansett | Posted 03.22.2013 | Teen
Nathan Blansett

My life, I've come to realize, is a cliché. I'm a small town boy who wants to make it in New York as some sort of a writer. It's humiliating to even write that.

'Dear Jason, I'm NEVER Going Back to Starbucks'

Posted 01.12.2013 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment, the online community writing site for young read...

'Just In Case You Forgot, I Fell In Love With You'

| Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment, the online community writing site for young read...

'The Camping Trip That Changed Everything'

| Posted 01.06.2013 | Teen

This is a regular column featuring original poetry and fiction by and for teens, provided by Figment, the online community writing site for young read...

I'm Probably Going To Fall In Love With You A Little If...

Posted 12.26.2012 | Teen

So, what's on your list? Share all the things that make you fall head-over-heels in the comments below or tweet them to us @huffpostteen! T...

Here You Are

Alexis Jane Torre | Posted 02.25.2013 | Teen
Alexis Jane Torre

Here you are, 15 years old and always wanting. Wanting to leave this small town because you think your dreams are too big for it.

The Reality of Divorced Parents During the Holidays

Tayce Taylor | Posted 02.22.2013 | Teen
Tayce Taylor

It is hard to see all of my friends whose parents are together, and I have to remind myself that I am not like them and it is not my fault. All I see during the holidays is big families celebrating Christmas together, while my family will never be like that again.

What British Teens Love about America

Laura Brennen | Posted 02.21.2013 | Teen
Laura Brennen

After reading a blog post on HuffPost Teen by an American teen about the "new British invasion" and why American teens have a love for all things British, I was inspired to write an article from a British teen's perspective.

Your 'Can I Wear Sweatpants?' Checklist

Posted 12.08.2012 | Teen

Finals and holidays are upon us, which means that every morning you're facing the important and difficult age-old question: Can I wear sweatpants to s...

On Being A Late Bloomer

| Posted 12.06.2012 | Teen

By Emma Straub When I graduated from college, full of hubris and ambition, I decided that I wanted to be a novelist. Actually, I’d always known t...

What It's REALLY Like To Be A Teen

Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen

If you've ever wanted to explain to an adult what it's actually like to live inside the brain of a teenager... there's a Tumblr for that. Click throug...

What Concert Are You Dying To See In 2013?

Posted 12.05.2012 | Teen

"The Trending 20" is a regular series where we round up interesting, informative and hilarious tweets from worldwide Twitter trending topics, fueled b...

Why College Applications Can Be Complicated For Mixed-Race Teens

By Steffie Drucker and Josh Kalamotousakis Steffie Drucker is a senior at Niles North and Josh Kalamotousakis is a senior at Kennedy. They are st...

Your Ultimate 'Don't Stress!' Manifesto

Posted 11.26.2012 | Teen

Sometimes, it can feel like everyone in your class has had a boyfriend or girlfriend before you have. Or like everyone else is getting straight A's wh...

Is Seventeen Too 'Adult' For Its Readers?

Kiley Roache is a sophomore at Nazareth Academy and Andrea Limon is a junior at Kenwood Academy. They are student reporters for The Mash, a weekly tee...

Your Cyber Monday Shopping Guide!

Posted 11.23.2012 | Teen

For those of you who shudder at the thought of braving the insane crowds of Black Friday, the internet's equivalent -- Cyber Monday -- might just be t...

Which Celeb Best Embodies Gen Y?

yp | Posted 11.19.2012 | Teen

Mark Zuckerberg. Lady Gaga. Justin Bieber. These are among some of the top influencers among Millennials since they’ve induced innovation across soc...

Meet Our 4 'Mission: Accepted' Bloggers!

Posted 11.19.2012 | Teen

"College admissions." If hearing these two words doesn't send a sudden, involuntarily shudder through your body, you're definitely not a high school s...

5 Books Every High School Student Should Read

By Marissa Page Marissa Page is a junior at University of Chicago Lab. She’s a student reporter for The Mash, a weekly teen publication distribut...