How to Deal With Feeling FOMO

How to Deal With Feeling FOMO

This Friday, I went to my first high school party. After weeks of convincing (read: begging) my parents, the big day came. I was extremely…

Op-Ed: Dealing With Your Best Friend’s Other Best Friend

Op-Ed: Dealing With Your Best Friend’s Other Best Friend

Jealousy is one of the seven deadly sins, and yet it’s so ingrained in human nature that it can seem inevitable. True satisfaction is incredibly…

Breaking Up When You’re Still in Love

Breaking Up When You’re Still in Love

Now I know what you’re probably thinking: Why would I break up with someone I’m still in love with? I would be thinking the same…

Why We All Need to Say No to People More (and How to Do It)

Why We All Need to Say No to People More (and How to Do It)

Many of us fear the word “no”.  An itty-bitty two letter word, it holds immense power over how we are perceived by our peers. While…

How to Search for Opportunities Through Your Teachers

How to Search for Opportunities Through Your Teachers

Opportunities seem to be everywhere yet nowhere these days. In 2016, expectations are higher than ever to land intense internships and gain experience before you’re…

Communication and Consent in High School Relationships

Communication and Consent in High School Relationships

  Relationships. Movies and TV shows have you thinking that relationships are supposed to be like fantasies filled with chocolate and roses and the perfect…

4 Things to Know About Breaking Up With Your Friends

4 Things to Know About Breaking Up With Your Friends

Breakups are complicated. The tears, sorrow, and ice cream we wallow with can only help so. It’s easy to believe, especially in high school, that…

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…

College Dating Culture: Expectations vs. Reality

College Dating Culture: Expectations vs. Reality

My expectations for college dating culture came from the media. Thanks to those embarrassingly-obsessive MTV teen dramas, college seemed like a place where parties were…

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…

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…

College and Relationship Status-Shaming

College and Relationship Status-Shaming

In college, students are susceptible to all kinds of criticism. We’ve all heard talk about body-shaming and GPA-shaming, but one that often gets overlooked is…

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