4 Extracurricular Activities for Photographers

4 Extracurricular Activities for Photographers

If you want to be a photographer and you find it difficult to take studio art classes in high school, there are several extracurricular activities…

TP’s Guide to the IB CAS Requirement

TP’s Guide to the IB CAS Requirement

If your school offers the IB curriculum and you’re gunning for the full diploma, you’ll need to get the Creativity, Action, Service (CAS) requirement out…

5 Tips for Dealing With the Deaths of Famous People

5 Tips for Dealing With the Deaths of Famous People

Most of my free time is spent mourning for the lost eras of the 1960s and 1970s, and whenever a musician or artist passes away,…

How to Remain Calm When Arguing Your Perspective

How to Remain Calm When Arguing Your Perspective

I have witnessed a multitude of in-class arguments caused by absent-minded remarks and retaliations. When arguments come up in everyday conversations, or even in Model…

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

Op-Ed: For Those Who Hate Literature

“Ugh, I hate this. What does this even mean?!” I could probably pay for (just the ten thousands digit) of my college tuition if I…

How a TV Character Influenced My Entire Perception of High School Relationships

How a TV Character Influenced My Entire Perception of High School Relationships

Author’s note: Gilmore Girls spoilers are ahead. The books you read and the movies you watch are all bound to influence the way you think. Lots…

5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

5 Tips for Avoiding Extracurricular Work Overload

“The best cure for procrastination is to have so much on your plate that procrastination is no longer an option.” This is one of my…

When It Comes to High School Relationships, Less Is More

When It Comes to High School Relationships, Less Is More

I’m approaching the end of my senior year and I have less than 5 friends in my school. For some people, this sounds like an…

5 Books That Helped Me Get Through High School

5 Books That Helped Me Get Through High School

In high school, I loved my books more than I loved people. While this does sound a lot like the angsty “I love pizza more…

Have Some Pun: Using Humor to Study for Tests

Have Some Pun: Using Humor to Study for Tests

Everyone has their own academic interests, and surely there are people who would rather not take a math or arts class in high school if…

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

How to Cure Writer’s Block by Taking Risks

Whenever I want to cure my writer’s block, I refer back to one of my favorite Humans of New York interviews by Brandon Stanton. “If…

Taking Care of a Pet in High School

Taking Care of a Pet in High School

Imagine the awkward silence that always ensues in family gatherings after I joke about how I would rather raise a herd of Welsh Corgis than…

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