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A Job During High School – Is it Worth it?

A Job During High School - Is It Worth It? By Max Ayoub It’s mid-November, almost finals season, which means the stress and workload teenagers have to deal with is at  its peak for the semester....

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Redefining College Pressure

By Alive Teens Jatin Mathur and Sanjana Ramrajvel The Alive Center has written this blog post as part of its messaging plan throughout the school year. This month’s topic concerns after high school...

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Alive Teens Take On The Culture of Pressure

By Jatin Mathur (NNHS Senior) and the teen Alive Media Group (AMG) Our community has suffered a great deal in the past year. The events of this year have brought contemporary underlying issues of...

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Finding Humanity in Failure

The smooth, silvery keys under my fingers, the cane reed between my lips, and the stand, providing a barrier between me and my audience. That was what I needed to focus on. Myself, my instrument,...

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Failing My Way to Success

Society often views failure as a bad thing. As children, we hear about failure in the media and we witness its repercussions through our parents, role models, and overall surroundings. It is no lie...

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Dealing with Good and Bad Stress?

Many may think the best way to deal with Stress is to avoid unnecessary ways of building up pressure. It’s best to avoid ways to increase Stress levels apposed to trying to deal with it later....

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To Persist

As the old adage goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. There has been a theme popping up in my life lately over and over again. That theme is persistence. I was recently at a brand...

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Learning As If You Were to Live Forever

By Rajveer Sokhey Education is vital, as it gives people the minimalistic skills to survive as adults in the real world. These skills include simple literacy and numeracy, as well as the ability to...

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Can You Take it a Step Farther?

Can You Take it a Step Farther?

  February was a topic month of rethinking the messages we send to others. Inspired by Trish Prabhu, a 16-year-old innovator, social entrepreneur, advocate and inventor of ReThink - an...

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Judgement: A Judgement

Judgement: A Judgement

Judgement. It consumes all of us. Even if we don’t act on a judgement, or fail to realize that we’re judging something, it will always be there. Judgements can be hard to shake once they’ve been...

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