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author image Nhi is convinced she wants to be a journalist until she gets to college. Taking sociology and business courses and joining a college club makes her think about changing majors.

Since 1st grade, I was certain that I wanted to be a journalist. I have always loved to write... [more]

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Embracing University Life - Free Job Training! - Yes to Yoga - Going for My GED - Breaking Down Stereotypes PLUS: Protesting the Eric Garner Decision - Kafa on the Shore Book Review
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Good Enough to Be a Lawyer Damia’s dream of becoming a lawyer, her worry about her English language skills, and her fear of criminals collide when she lands an internship at a District Attorney’s office. [more]
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College Applicants: Your 6 Biggest Worries, Solved Applying to college can be extra stressful for kids who are dealing with poverty or whose parents can't help. College counselor Joshua Steckel addresses some common worries. [more]
Speak Out: Black Lives Matter After the decision not to indict the white police officer accused of killing Eric Garner, who was black, five writers went to their first-ever protest. [more]
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You Can’t Take the Hood Out of the Girl Roberta writes about her love-hate relationship with the hood. “I hate it because of all the violence, but I’m thankful to it for making me a strong, determined girl." [more]
Was My Mother Ever a Mother? With his brothers' and grandmother's help, Desmin comes to terms with having a mother who has been addicted to crack since he was an infant.
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Speak Out: Not Who You Think I Am We all have aspects of our identities that are surprising to others. Here, teens reveal less obvious parts of themselves that they’re proud of. [more]
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You Are Not ‘So Bipolar’ The author, who was recently diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder, tells readers what it really feels like, and also hopes to dispel myths about the disease. [more]
The Fairest of Them All Jessica experiences racism and internalizes it. A natural hair blog and a growing understanding of society help her see that black is beautiful. [more]
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Not All Asians Get Straight A’s Kelly doesn't like math, but works hard to improve. She resents other students' perception that her ethnicity, not her effort, is the reason she does well. [more]
Goodbye to the Gossip Group Carlos joins the popular group at school, but realizes he doesn't really like them when he sees how much they gossip and spread rumors. [more]
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