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How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

How to Survive High School Day 22: Find your passion and stick with it

September 25, 2013

I remember entering Carlmont with my schedule all planned out. I would take the most advanced classes my freshman and sophomore year, then take six Advanced Placement (AP) classes...

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

How to Survive High School Day 21: Step out of your sibling’s shadow

September 24, 2013

Many students face the difficulty of being compared to their sibling or siblings, especially if they attend or have previously attended the same high school. Knowing from experience,...

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

How to Survive High School Day 20: Be yourself

September 23, 2013

Throughout all of high school, but especially for underclassmen, it is important to be yourself. Even though there may be peer pressure to fit into the social norm, being yourself...

How to Survive High School Day 19: Learn to balance sports and school

How to Survive High School Day 19: Learn to balance sports and school

September 19, 2013

Student athletes really are a need breed of students. Somehow student athletes go to school, practice, and do homework all in one day. As a freshman I tried to do it all:...

How to Survive High School Day 18: Navigating the Hallways

How to Survive High School Day 18: Navigating the Hallways

September 19, 2013

Getting to class on time can be tricky, especially if your classes are on opposite sides of the school. The key to sitting on your seat before the 1 minute bell rings is knowing...

How to Survive High School Day 17: Tryout for a team at Carlmont

How to Survive High School Day 17: Tryout for a team at Carlmont

September 19, 2013

I’m not going to lie I was really, really scared that I was going to get cut from the sport I had played all my life. But that didn't stop me from trying out and putting ...

How to Survive High School Day 16: Don’t be afraid to let go of old friends

How to Survive High School Day 16: Don’t be afraid to let go of old friends

September 17, 2013

Remember that one friend you met in sixth grade during math class, with that horrible teacher who was definitely out to fail you, and instantly became best friends? Or that other frien...

How to Survive High School Day 15: If you are a loner, you’re not alone

September 15, 2013

Do you remember that first day of high school when you knew everybody and felt like you fit in perfectly with a certain group of people and everything was just perfect? Neither...

How to Survive High School Day 14: Eat

How to Survive High School Day 14: Eat

September 12, 2013

Eating is an American pastime, a survival instinct, and trust me when I tell you it is a necessity to make it through high school with your psyche intact. All day people tell...

How to Survive High School Day 13: Get involved

How to Survive High School Day 13: Get involved

September 12, 2013

It was the best decision I had ever made. I've never loved a place as much as I love Carlmont. As stupid it may sound, I really do enjoy the all the things I get to do here...

How to Survive High School Day 12: Getting work done

How to Survive High School Day 12: Getting work done

September 11, 2013

Procrastination, the disease that seems to hit all high school students one way or another. Freshmen year was a good year for me. I was getting all my work done and my grades...

How to Survive High School Day 11: Balance Out Your Life

How to Survive High School Day 11: Balance Out Your Life

September 10, 2013

Track practice ‘till 6:30. Dinner at 7. Shower at 7:45, then finally homework. At 8. Freshman year was killing me. By the time I got home every night from practice, finished...

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