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Before the Start of the End

It’s been a struggle but we finally made it to our senior year of college. These three years have gone by so quickly, and before I know it I will be in the adult world. 704 more words


Md. Graduation Rate Hits Record High

BALTIMORE — The Maryland State Department of Education says newly released data shows that more Maryland high school students are graduating than ever before.

The state says the dropout rate in the state has declined, while the graduation rate climbed to over 86 percent in 2014, four percentage points up from 2013’s 82 percent graduation rate. 86 more words


Shen superintendent expresses concern at new graduation requirements

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. – Beginning in 2018, if New York students want a diploma, they have to get a 75 on their common core English regents, and an 80 on Math. 232 more words


The Countdown is Off

Its seems more and more that I am living my life in a perpetual state of counting down. And I hate it. I count down the days till the next assignment is due, to when I go home next, to the next big event, to the one year anniversary of our world falling apart, to graduation, to the unknown. 820 more words

Twenty One

Day Ten: Upperclassmen Angst

When I was a freshman, I thought juniors and seniors were being dramatic. There’s no way it was all that different to be an upperclassman than an underclassman. 341 more words

The Smell of Spring...

“Progress comes from the intelligent use of experience.” — Elbert Hubbard

+ When it comes to examination, stress is always introducing himself as a representative. This is even worse when you think it might be your last exam!

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Inside the Instagram of an 8-Year-Old

This past week I read an article that claimed Instagram as the fastest growing major social network. Data from the Pew Research Internet Project released that more than half of young adults (between 18 and 29-years-old) are using the site and there are currently more than 300 million active users. 206 more words