With COVID cases on the rise and more school closures across the country, virtual school is once again becoming the new norm. Personally, I haven’t gone back to school since March. For the past months, myself and other students around the globe have had to rely on Zoom meetings and FaceTime to supplant physical school […]
Hey guys! I hope everyone is having a really great month so far. I know I have been busy trying to balance all of my schoolwork and still enjoy myself. However, lately certain things don’t seem to bring as much of a smile to my face because COVID-19 cases are rising in a lot of […]
Whether you are distance-learning or are going back to your school’s campus for the upcoming semester, it is important to maintain good mental health. Like others, I have noticed my mental health declining during quarantine. Many of us have or know someone who has contracted the coronavirus, and even if that doesn’t apply to you, […]
You’ve adjusted to meeting new people from classes every semester, joining extra curricular activities and having a social life on campus, but what happens when you graduate? Most people don’t talk about how hard it is to make friends or find a job after graduation. In reality, I struggled to find a job right away. […]
In the spring of seventh grade, I impatiently waited for my bat mitzvah. Twice a week, my Grandpa Jerry would pick me up from school, blasting Neil Diamond CDs in the car, and drive me to my Hebrew lessons. We were both excited for the special day to come. But just eighteen days before my […]
The news spread like wildfire: there was a dead body on campus. For hours, students were scrambling for information. Who, how, when, why? Rumors were flying with misinformation and stories. The school was quick to email everyone with a vague description and a promise that as information came and was appropriate for the public, we […]
Second semester of my freshman year of college, the counseling center sent a friend of mine to the hospital. The counselor was concerned that she was suicidal and both she and my friend thought it best that she sought outside treatment. While the choice was difficult, it was in the best interest of her safety […]
As stress-ridden students with ever-growing sleep deprivation, we wish for the free days of summer with every bit of energy we have left. We count down the days, finish up final projects, say goodbye to our teachers, and walk through the school doors expecting the next three months of our lives to be a taste […]
During AP exams, stress is inevitable. As a high school student, I am able to minimize my stress through the following strategies, I hope they will help you as well.
With graduation looming, a cross-country move in the works, and a new job, my life is like one giant trust fall right now.