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As a senior in high school, every time I hear the word “college,” an endless list of worries and anxieties runs through my brain like the final credits to an overstaffed movie.
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The famed senioritis is already beginning to spiral through my thoughts. As I make list upon list of things I need to get done, I find myself succumbing to distractions.
Students should not expect extra credits or grade negotiations to boost their GPAs.
Most still are free, and now some offer credit.
First financial aid offer doesn’t have to be the last word
My goals and expectations for the coming school year are beginning to feel a bit overwhelming.
Many college-credit classes offered to high school students are those that fulfill general education requirements.
As if today’s teens don’t face enough pressure, some of them face an even tougher challenge – their parents.
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"I just feel so out of control sometimes. There is so much pain, and I just need a release.” These are the words of Jason (name changed to protect identity ), a 16-year-old sophomore from a rural town outside of Boise, Idaho. Hiding his arms in the sleeves of a large zippered hoodie, Jason is a cutter. “I’m not trying to kill myself or get attention. I hide my arms so no one sees (the cuts). I don’t think my parents know I do this, but one of my friends does. I’m embarrassed that I do this, but I don’t know how else to feel better.”
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