A few members of the class of ‘17 speak up about how to avoid senioritis. Although the whole process of applying to college is stressful, it’ll pay off to be optimistic.
Imagine walking into a lecture hall where 150 peers sit in lightly polished wooden chairs. At the front of the room stands a group of established women. On either side of the room stand more supportive women. They all like you and are only here to encourage you.
This was Tamisha’s second year participating in the simulation. This time around, she managed to visit every necessary booth and still have money left, unlike like last time when she ran out of money. But Angel, 16, wasn’t as lucky.
Riven Mendoza, 17-year-old valedictorian of the Class of 2017 at Creekside High School, is a first-generation citizen whose parents immigrated from Mexico Riven sat down with VOX to discuss the realities of being a first-generation citizen and a Mexican valedictorian at a predominately black school.
Even though studying abroad can seem out of reach, giving yourself the chance to experience a new culture allows you to understand your own from an outside perspective, develop unforgettable friendships, and overcome apprehension toward financial constraints. I ultimately decided to go for it.
The world of financial aid can easily overwhelming with a plethora of terms. VOX is here to help guide you on your journey through financial aid by breaking down the 10 common terms.
Being in high school doesn’t mean it’s too early to start looking for ways to save. In fact, many of these tips will make high school life a little easier as well as preparing you for the world beyond.
My school informed me I wasn’t going to deliver the speech I wrote. Instead, I was handed a salutatorian speech they wrote. I had to speak about birches and oak trees in an analogy about how to stay strong and bend when appropriate.
I recently helped an emperor dress in imperial robes and bowed to him on the throne. Surprisingly, this took place in a college classroom.
Student athletes should not have to choose between academics and sports. With the Georgia state final for the AAA division of high school boys soccer scheduled at 2:30 p.m. during final exams, some seniors had to make an impossible decision.