I'm what you would call a perpetual intern. Seriously, I have had consecutive internships since I was a senior in high school. Even during the school years, I have remained an intern part-time. Through these incredible experiences, I have absorbed a few pieces of wisdom that you may find helpful in your own fabulous internship endeavors. Show More Summary
I felt a sort of idealistic giddiness upon enrolling in “Prisons & Punishment,” a government course introduced during my senior year of college. It was exciting to attach a resonant cause to academic inquiry, and about 95 percent of my classmates—Republican and Democrat—identified as supporters of criminal justice reform. Show More Summary
High school seniors vying for acceptance at UC Berkeley face daunting odds. Until about 50 years ago, Cal admitted any applicant with a B average in college-prep classes. As recently as 1985, the acceptance rate was above 50%. With a record 79,000 applicants in 2014, Berkeley now admits only 17%,...
Which sounds like the better retirement plan: follow the flock to some Floridian retirement village, or fly high with trend-setting seniors opting for places that are a little more green. Anecdotal evidence gathered by a researcher at UCLA (culled in part from data supplied by moving company United Van Lines) suggests... More »
Over the next few decades, the world's population will be older on average than it's ever been before. Brazil's senior population is expected to grow to 30% of the total population in
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If you know a teen who will be a high school junior or senior this fall, you know a teen who should be thinking about the college application process this summer. As former head counselor in Georgia’s DeKalb County Schools, I saw 95 percent of my advisees go to college, [...]
"I don't really know how I want my dorm room to look... but I know how I want it to feel," says rising high school senior and Dormify style advisor Chloe Gordon, contemplating her dream dorm more than a year in advance. "I want to feel at home, cozy, comfortable. Just because I'm away from home...
Transgender high school senior Alex Trujillo was heartbroken when she found out that she wouldn't be able to play on her high school girls' volleyball team during the upcoming season. Initially, everything seemed fine. She had gotten the OK to play from Laguna-Acoma's principal and volleyball coach, and began to train for the season. Show More Summary
Only around 1 in 100 high school seniors have tried getting high on bath salts, according to a new study of U.S teenagers, but a fifth of those who try the drug become frequent users. Bath salts, a kind of drug also known as synthetic cathinones, have become more popular in recent years. Show More Summary
My senior year of high school, my AP Government teacher had our class take a political spectrum test. It was pretty straightforward, answer "yes" if you agree and "no" if you disagree kind of thing. The goal, obviously, was to allow 17-and-18-year-olds the opportunity to see where they stood... Continue reading
Last night's ESPYs dedicated the best moment award to 19-year-old NCAA player Lauren Hill, who passed on April 10 from a rare brain cancer. Lauren, whose story moved the world, was diagnosed during her senior year of high school and was given just a few months to live last Fall. Show More Summary
Basketball was Andre De Grasse's first love, but he became a man without a team when his suburban Toronto high school eliminated the program before his senior year.
Former child actor Justin Martin, who appeared in Disney's "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" was arrested Tuesday night after he was allegedly involved in a shootout with police in Boston, reports TMZ. Police told the website they arrived on the scene after officers heard gunshots. Show More Summary
33% of students who used bath salts reported using only once or twice; however, frequent use was also common among users with an alarming 18% of users reporting using 40 or more times in the last year.
The pro scouts probably weren't impressed when Eli Morgan was going 10-2 with a 1.23 ERA at Peninsula High as a senior in 2014 because he was only 5 feet 10.
Think you have to be out of high school to learn from some of the country’s most esteemed acting conservatories? Think again. This summer, thousands of rising high school juniors and seniors are packing up and moving into campuses across the country for pre-college theatrical training. Show More Summary
Nostalgia meets nothing but net. Love your team but hate its logo? Thomas McLaughlin may have a fix. He spent three months merging the current and historic logos from NBA teams. A recent high school graduate and basketball superfan from South Bend, Indiana, McLaughlin says the project is all for fun. Show More Summary
Senior high school seasons are swiftly approaching for America's premier college football prospects, and this last stretch of summer is a pivotal time to evaluate talent. Most recruiting departments already have a solid game plan prepared...Show More Summary
Many of the nation's best high school senior football players were showcased last week at the Opening,a five-day summer showcase on the Nike campus in Beaverton, Ore.