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A Look Behind College Admissions' Closed Doors

I went to take a look at my college application today. (March 25th) It was pouring cats and dogs, but somehow I still made it to the Smith Center to take a peek at what was held behind many guarded doors. 905 more words

Unfit Parenting: Expert Level- Bring Bail Money!!

I finally got the letter I had been expecting in the mail today. I had actually expected it about a month ago. It was the dreaded truancy letter. 978 more words

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Teaching an Under the Radar Topic

It’s always interesting to hear what is and is not taught in various high school history classrooms around the country.  One teacher might spend 3 weeks on Civil Rights, another only 1 week.   614 more words


What Does Reading and Driving Have in Common? You Won't Believe It!

You know that old saying, save the drama for your mama? This mama is sick of drama. Everytime I turn around its something else.

Chase took his 8th grade reading test on Tuesday. 185 more words


Why Senior Year Actually Sucks

Here I am, running in the home stretch of my years as a nascent human being, right on the cusp of adulthood. I am perched on a cliff eager to take the plunge into  374 more words


The SAT is Unfair and Here's Why

By Christine Obasanya, 12th grade

Starting the search for the perfect college is a daunting task in itself, as I quickly learned when I started the search in my junior year. 657 more words

Student Testing Transparency Please!!!!

All completed and graded student tests, including standardized tests, and even the SAT, ACT, and college matriculation examinations should be subject to transparency or perusal and photocopying and/or scanning and distribution to students or parents. 183 more words