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How to Cope With Failure

How to Cope With Failure Failure is just a part of life, but it can be difficult to embrace. It is more fun to succeed at something new than to fail. On the other hand, failure brings us more growth than success. Here are some easy ways to better handle failure. - Failure is a… Continue reading How to Cope With Failure

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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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The Downside of Being a Perfectionist

The Downside of Being a Perfectionist Back in high school, being a perfectionist seemed like a positive asset. Perfectionism meant good attention to detail, which inevitably would lead to a higher grade on an assignment. At work that attention to detail meant getting the job done right the first time and being rewarded with more… Continue reading The Downside of Being a Perfectionist

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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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Quotes You Need To Read About Stress

Quotes About Stress We have all experienced stress in one form or another. Regardless of what causes our stress, the wearing result is the same. Stress negatively affects your mind and body and can lead to health issues like heart disease and high blood pressure. Needless to say stress is something you want to work… Continue reading Quotes You Need To Read About Stress

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“Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

“Post High School” By Ashley O’Hare Two friends married One traveling cross country. Half the graduating class Turn without a second glance, Desperate for a promised second chance. These movie posters on my wall Have heard all the phone calls. They’ve seen mascara run down my face As I fell behind in the race. They… Continue reading “Post High School” Poem of the Day (2022)

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My Top 5 Favorite Study Quotes You Will Love

My Top 5 Favorite Study Quotes It is now August which means a new school year is right around the corner. I have always loved this time of year: the weather gets cooler and the promise for new experiences is near. Whether you are still in school or simply learning something new on your own… Continue reading My Top 5 Favorite Study Quotes You Will Love

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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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Top 5 Best Study Tips to Use Now

5 Best Study Tips Here are five of my favorite study tips that can be applied to any class or grade level. Listen to Instrumental Music Listening to music helps with concentration, but it is easy to get distracted by our favorite songs. If I were to study to Taylor Swift, I would drop my… Continue reading Top 5 Best Study Tips to Use Now

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The Pros and Cons of Online College

The Pros and Cons of Online College The topic of online college has been brought up over the past couple years. As someone who enrolled in an online program before Zoom was a thing, I have some opinions on the matter. Pros: Flexible Schedule:If you are in an asynchronous program, your schedule is in your… Continue reading The Pros and Cons of Online College