Author’s note: as I have a busy lunch schedule this week, I have included here a poem I wrote during a workshop after being given a short prompt. 207 more words
Anyone would agree that Japan is one of the safest, richest, most convenient countries on the planet. Why isn’t it happier?
According to the World Happiness Report of 2017, Japan ranks 51st, behind countries like Russia and Italy but also Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago… and has a higher suicide rate than North Korea. 1,010 more words
I Got Rejected from the Same College Almost Three Times: Why ACT Scores Should Not Impact Our Chances Of Academic Success
Just about everyone has watched those cheesy 90’s teen movies where the main protagonist’s dream is to attend the college of her dreams and fall in love while doing it. 1,314 more words
This country has its fair share of educational issues, and one of the more controversial ones is the use of standardized testing. To those who are unfamiliar, standardized tests are tests that are scored in a consistent way across all participants – some examples being the SATs, ACTs, and NAEPs. 479 more words