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High School Stress

Is The Stress Really Worth It?

Reema Kakaday | Posted 06.12.2013 | Teen
Reema Kakaday

In 10 years, no one will really care how many AP classes you took, whether your high school GPA was a 3.4 or a 4.3, or how well you did on your SAT. People care about the kind of person you are, and how you treat him or her and the ones around you.

5 Ways High School May Let You Down (And Why That's Okay)

Posted 03.12.2013 | Teen

High school can be really stressful -- to say the least. Our weekly "Hey, It's OK!" series is here to remind you of all things you SHOULDN'T be worrie...

8 Awesome Ways High Schools Are Helping Students De-Stress

Posted 03.04.2013 | Teen

Do you feel like most of the kids at your school are stressed out? With mounting academic pressure and increasing competition for college admission...

7 Reasons It's OK To Be A Late Bloomer

Posted 02.08.2013 | Teen

Late bloomers, we feel ya: It can be frustrating, to say the least, to always feel like you're the last one to get past your awkward phase, have your ...

AMAZING High School Turns To Puppies For Stress Relief

AP | MARTHA IRVINE | Posted 02.01.2013 | Teen

MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. -- The four-legged member of the counseling team at the high school in suburban Chicago waits patiently, as a crush of students f...

10 Ways To Conquer Final Exam Stress

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 12.11.2012 | Teen

Final exam week can be the most stressful time of the year for high school and college students. With the holidays around the corner and your GPA hang...

Don't Take My Stress Away

Jack Cahn | Posted 01.12.2013 | Teen
Jack Cahn

I came to Stuyvesant High School to be sleep-deprived, I came here to be pressured, I came here so that I would have enough work to keep me up throughout the night.

20 Things NOT To Worry About Before You Turn 20

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.09.2012 | Teen

Between exams, college applications, friend drama and dating angst, you have enough to worry about as a teenager without constantly stressing out abou...

Help Your Teen Beat the Midterm Blues

Dan Mulhern | Posted 12.04.2012 | Parents
Dan Mulhern

Autumn can be beautiful but it its natural challenges approach: Shorter days, falling leaves, hints of cold. Now's a good time to (a) see the energy drop; (b) interpret it for those who need to keep moving; and (c) shape a clear, well-marked path for the work ahead.

College Timeline for Neurotic Parents

J.D. Rothman | Posted 05.15.2012 | Parents
J.D. Rothman

You know the drill: Rural or Urban? Large or Small? Rah Rah or Nerdy? Come up with a dream college list and go on an eight-state bonding tour with your teen, who will rarely want to leave the car.

The Road to College: Surviving the Junior Year of High School

Nya Marie | Posted 12.26.2011 | Home
Nya Marie

Junior year is the most important year for college applications. On top of prepping for the ACT and SAT, I have to try and maintain my grades. Sometimes I wonder if it wouldn't have been easier if I had just gotten a couple of Bs.