VOX had a chance to interview former Norcross High student Nia Holloway. Her talent is matched only by her humility, and she gives plenty of advice to teens looking to follow their dreams.
“Hey, teens, I know that we are in a very sensitive position right now…” Teens from different organizations share advice about living in the U.S. as immigrants today. Says one teen: “Life is not about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself…”
I’m not saying “you have my word” that these tips are going to work for you though. Consider it more of a guide to navigate the rough winter ahead.
“My boyfriend’s girl best friends are literally always with him and it annoys me because I don’t like the fact that other girls are receiving his attention.”
“There are always signs when a person is not serious: not wanting to hang out, always talking about sex, or hiding their social media or phones from you.”
“I hope that underclassmen can learn from some of my mistakes and the things I learned from my schoolmates and administration in the past four years.”
“How do you deal with parents who don’t trust you with your significant other? Sex is the farthest from my to-do list, but they can’t grasp that.”
This new advice column is for those of you who don’t know who to turn to when you are curious or confused.
If you’re procrastinating right now, you might as well read VOX’s Nahila Louis-Charles’ piece on how to stop.
Marietta teen Emily Ross, 13, is the youngest author signed by Title Town Publishing for a sci-fi/fantasy multi-book contract. Here are her writing tips for teens thinking about creating their own novel.