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Life Advice for Teens

Should Students Consider Taking a Gap Year? (Part 2)
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By Cecilia Grano De Oro
February 9, 2022 | 4 minute read

My last post on this topic explained gap years and some of the reasons students opt to take them. Here, I’ll explore the differences between two important gap year options: (1) applying to...

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Life Advice for Teens

Should Students Consider Taking a Gap Year?
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By Cecilia Grano De Oro
February 2, 2022 | 4 minute read

Editor’s note: next week, we'll be back with part two of this series on gap years, specifically focused on how colleges really feel about this option, when to apply to college if you’re...

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Engaged Without Worry
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By Kevin McMullin
December 15, 2021 | 2 minute read

It would be easy, particularly for a new reader to this blog, to get the sense that I’m encouraging kids to be less engaged with their college planning.

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Skirt This Law
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By Kevin McMullin
December 8, 2021 | 2 minute read

Parkinson’s Law states: “Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.” For students with college applications that still need to be completed over the winter break, I...

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Ally Is a Verb, Not a Noun
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By Christopher Logan
June 16, 2021 | 7 minute read

Happy Pride Month, everyone! As we all race to Target to purchase every piece of their beautiful pride merch and participate in another month of rainbow capitalism, I thought it might be a...

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What To Do If Senioritis Is Setting In
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By Anita Gajula
April 14, 2021 | 5 minute read

We know and we empathize. (The “we” being the “royal we” of friends, family, teachers, and society in general.) You might be suffering from Zoom fatigue. You might be tired of online...

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