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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Advice for High School Students

Advice for High School Students

I would give them advice on things to consider during their high school years that will prepare them for transitioning to college. College is often the goal for many high school students but I do not believe enough attention is given to some of the areas you need to start exploring well in advance of…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on High School Advice

High School Advice

My advice that I would offer to a student just beginning his/her high school career would be: pay attention to your teachers. People don’t understand that the teachers are the key to every student’s success. If you want to succeed in high school and college you need to be aware of your teacher because they…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Gangly Bodies and Self Fulfillment

Gangly Bodies and Self Fulfillment

If I could lend a word of advice to students, barely releasing their mother’s apron, and entering the sphere of high school I doubt they would listen but I would try nonetheless. I would say to them that their words now have meaning, and their actions now have consequence. No one may treat them like…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Who is Gio?

Who is Gio?

My name is Giovanni Cuccaro-Mendez and I am a sophomore at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida. One of my goals while I am still enrolled in college is to graduate with an above 3.0 Grade Point Average. My current grade point average is a 2.71 after finishing up a semester with one…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on How to Ace High School and Life Beyond

How to Ace High School and Life Beyond

Whenever I meet incoming high school freshman I tell them that there are two fundamental keys to having a successful high school career. These tips are also applicable to each task and goal that any individual wants to endeavor, be it completing high school, college, getting straight A’s, making a sports team, or acquiring a…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Ask Sara

Ask Sara

As a high school student finishing up my junior year, I consider myself an expert on all things high school and therefore plenty qualified to give advice to those who are nervous about beginning their high school career. Of course, I’m still a human being with many faults, but here are some of my tips…

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17 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Surviving High School 101

Surviving High School 101

Tip # 1 : Beware of procrastination. This was always a major problem for me. I would constantly get distracted and lose track of time. Now that you are in high school, you probably have more responsibilities at home and school. With responsibility comes freedom. Remember to be proactive with your school work and commitments…

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16 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on High School Involvement

High School Involvement

High school is more than cafeteria food and research papers. High school is where friendships are formed and countless memories are made. High school is a four-year experience that begins to really prepare you for life outside of school. The best way to make the most out of your high school experience is to be…

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16 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on Quick Tips on Entering the Jungle that is High School

Quick Tips on Entering the Jungle that is High School

Grab your hats ladies and gentleman, you are entering the strange and neurotic world that is High School– congratulations! Although there will be numerous occasions where you will question why you have not dropped out yet, or signed up for easier classes, fear not! The reward for all of the hard work, tears and sleepless…

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16 May Posted by in May 2017, Scholarship Essay Submissions | Comments Off on High School Journey

High School Journey

High school can definitely be the most amazing four years and the most stressful four years. You can either make it amazing and memorable or dreadful and long. “High school” two words that carry a lot of experiences, lessons, transformations etc. This is the place and the time where young adults can find themselves. We…

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