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.
If you are just graduating from college, have just lost your job, or are having a hard time making ends meet, you may face having to move back in with your parents. And it might suck. But don’t worry, there are plenty of things you can do to prepare yourself emotionally for the move. First […]
School is back in session and if you haven’t already started studying for midterm exams, you will be very soon. Trying to cram hundreds of facts in your brain for all 4-8 classes you take can be extremely difficult. These tips will help you keep your stress low and grades high. Study: It sounds painfully […]
It’s over. The semester is finally over. I’m not sure how many cups of coffee I drank or boxes of tissues I’ve been through in the past 18 weeks, but I know it’s enough to make me question my good judgement. Finals are finally over! I’m surprised I can even remember my name after all […]