Secrets of a Student Council President: How to Win “The Election” for Any Officer Position

Student council is a great vessel in which you can use to become involved in your school. Being a student council officer is not only great for your college resumes, but also provides you with a great platform which you can use to achieve great things within your school. If you are someone who enjoys … Continue reading Secrets of a Student Council President: How to Win “The Election” for Any Officer Position

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How to Not Freak Out About Junior Year

  A guide on how to handle your junior year so you will be successful senior year. “Junior year is admittedly the toughest year of high school student’s life, but in every part of life there is a need for balance” -Unknown Junior Year. Finally, an upperclassman! You’ve gotten through your first two years and … Continue reading How to Not Freak Out About Junior Year

6 Useful Scholarship Websites to Check Out

Finding relevant scholarships can be a challenge; anyone who’s spent more than five minutes searching for one can tell you that. There are numerous scholarship search websites that boast about having millions of scholarships worth billions of dollars in total and that they’ll match you with the perfect ones just for you, but do they … Continue reading 6 Useful Scholarship Websites to Check Out

AP Human Geography: A Guide to Success in the Course and the Exam

A Guide to Getting a 5 on the AP Test AP Human Geography (or APHuG, as students often call it) is a useful introductory AP course that provides a challenge for many high school students. While it can be a very rewarding course, it also requires a lot of hard work, which is daunting to … Continue reading AP Human Geography: A Guide to Success in the Course and the Exam

Ahead of the Game: Preparing Yourself for the College Admissions Process

“So this is it,” you think as you walk through the crowded hallways on your first day of high school, “this is where I’ll spend the next four years making some of the most important decisions of my life and determining the rest of my future career. My whole life lies within the palms of … Continue reading Ahead of the Game: Preparing Yourself for the College Admissions Process

Self-Advocacy: Be the Boss of Your Education

Introduction As for students with learning disabilities, self-advocacy is a crucial skill to have in the classroom, in order to obtain the best educational experience for yourself possible.  Although, everyone can benefit from self-advocacy in and outside of the classroom.   The Issue As elementary school students, we so often hear the term “stick up … Continue reading Self-Advocacy: Be the Boss of Your Education

Pros and Cons of Taking Online Virtual Classes aka “Distance Learning”

Distance  Learning, or Virtual Classes, is quickly becoming a valid option for many prospective university students because of it's many positive aspects, but do those factors apply to every student wishing to pursue secondary school? The Plus Side of Online Learning Convenience is something that everyone in our modern world looks for, and most online courses … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Taking Online Virtual Classes aka “Distance Learning”