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Mistakes I Made During High School

What I Would Change If I Could Repeat High School When I first started high school, all I heard was how great the next few years were going to be. Going through that time in my life, I thought there was something wrong with me. I was constantly stressed and ready to graduate as soon… Continue reading Mistakes I Made During High School

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How Dance Classes Helped Me Survive High School

Dance Got Me Through High School The summer before my first year of high school, actress Willow Shields was featured on the show Dancing with the Stars. Being a huge fan of The Hunger Games, I decided to watch the show. The idea of taking dance classes was one that had been floating around in… Continue reading How Dance Classes Helped Me Survive High School

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10 Important Things I Would Tell My Teenage Self

Things I Wish I Could Tell My High School Self We all know that hindsight is 20/20. There are so many things that I wish I could go back and change. School has its ups and downs for everybody. There are ten things that stick out to me the most that my teenage self would… Continue reading 10 Important Things I Would Tell My Teenage Self

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Community College is Underrated

Community College is an underrated gem in the academic world. College is the common next step to explore upon graduating High School. For somebody who does not have a concrete idea of what career path they want to pursue, colleges and universities can be an expensive and daunting way to find themselves.  Attending Community College… Continue reading Community College is Underrated

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10 Things I Do to Get out of a Slump

Listen to music: More specifically, I listen to music that makes me feel nostalgic. Music has a way of transporting you. Listening to music from my childhood (inarguably a less stressful time of my life) reignites my drive.  2.      Start watching something new on Netflix: Depending on my mood, this can range from… Continue reading 10 Things I Do to Get out of a Slump

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“Move Forward” – Poem

It is impossible to change the past, the leaves have already fallen, your footsteps have already imprinted the purity of the fresh snowfall, the words have already escaped your chapped lips. It cannot be undone now, but your next reaction is in your control. Do not dare to weep at the demise of the hot… Continue reading “Move Forward” – Poem

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“Routine” – Poem

  Beep. Beep. Beep.        Snooze. Beep. Beep. Beep.    Snooze. Life in repeat. Every day, the same routine. Beep. Beep. Beep.    Snooze. Beep. Beep. Beep.    Snooze. There’s never enough time- I can never sleep enough. I can never study enough. I can never read enough. My heartless alarm clock is… Continue reading “Routine” – Poem

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What High School Doesn’t Teach You

What High School Doesn’t Teach You By Ashley O'Hare Four years. Many people spend four years of their lives confined at a desk in front of a whiteboard, listening as a teacher drones on about a lesson before inevitably getting distracted. When going through the precious teenage years, a person can be vulnerable. While teaching… Continue reading What High School Doesn’t Teach You