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This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

This Is Your Life: Planning Your Future

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

This is part two of a series on my personal college applications. If you have not already, please consider reading Part One before continuing. Thank you. Hello again. For this installment of Applied Knowledge, I’m going to step briefly away from getting into college and write about something even more important (and there are more […]

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5 Myths and Truths About Freshman Year of College

5 Myths and Truths About Freshman Year of College

| December 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Freshman year of college is full of unknowns. Nevertheless, getting accepted into college will be one of the most exciting, rewarding experiences of your life.  You deserve a big pat on the back for that one.  But in the months after your acceptance letter arrives, the euphoria starts to slip away.  You start thinking about […]

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10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

10 Feel-Good Movies that Inspire Teenagers

| December 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

There are many lists of movies for teens out there. But until now, I hadn’t thought of writing a list of movies that inspire. There are so many inspirational and motivational movies that I have seen and loved, but when choosing movies for this list, I included only movies that I think teens will enjoy. I also […]

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New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

New Years Resolution: Friend or Foe?

| December 12, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Tis the season for New Year’s resolutions. Follow my blog with Bloglovin The holidays are  in full swing, and the New Year is less than one month away.  Thanksgiving feasts are over, and Christmas presents are being wrapped.  December is synonymous with joy and happiness− so why is January filled with regret and longing? New […]

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Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

Five Smart Reasons to Plan Your Summer Now

| December 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

For high school and middle school students who haven’t decided what to do this summer, right now is not too soon to ponder possibilities. Whether you have a clear idea of a summer travel program in the U.S. or abroad, only an inkling, or no idea whatsoever but know you want to do something, a […]

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Applied Knowledge: Introduction to the College Application Process

Applied Knowledge: Introduction to the College Application Process

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

Many of you out there are parents, many are teens, many are educators, and most of you have probably come into contact (or will come into contact) with the college application process. Scary, I know. As someone who just applied to some colleges, I can confirm that it is a daunting task from  start to […]

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