Tag Archives: school

Finding the Right College

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It’s senior year and you’re approaching your last days as a high school student… Looking to the future, there are some big decisions to make. What college do you want to go to? What major would you like to study? Finding the “right fit” is important. With more than 16,000 colleges and universities worldwide, there is a variety of options. ...

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Everyone’s a Cheater?

According to a recent Campus Life survey, 80 percent of our readers say they’ve cheated in school. Most of those say they’ve cheated “seldom” or “only once,” but one reader actually admitted to cheating every day! Only six percent of you say you’ve never cheated. And almost three-fourths of you (73 percent) say cheating is a problem at your school. When we ...

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Deadlines

What is a writer to do with time constraints? By participating in NaNoWriMo last year, (National Novel Writing Month) I personally learned that I write best when I have a certain goal to accomplish each day. That goal helps me push myself to complete it. Even if I’m too tired or getting discouraged, I know I have a goal in ...

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God Has His Own Eraser

It was the second hour of history class and my brain was functioning on power saver. I nodded occasionally to let the teacher know I was still cognizant, but beyond that I was there only in body. Gradually I came up for air, and was struck by what I heard. The unit we were studying was on Abraham’s life. The ...

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College? . . . Am I Ready?

Is taking a year off between high school and college really such a bad idea? With all the parental pressure, peer pressure, and school pressure urging high school seniors to immediately proceed to a college campus following graduation, you would think it was a crime; however, I personally think it may better prepare a teenager for college. I truly feel ...

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Never Alone

“Then all this assembly shall know that the Lord does not save with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord’s, and He will give you into our hands.” (I Samuel 17:47 NIV) One warm spring afternoon, I found myself standing alone outside of the gym facing a mountain of anger from five very mean girls. As usual, this ...

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Killing Fear

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” (2 Tim. 1:7 NIV) “If I brought a gun to school you’d be the first one I’d kill.” Seth leered at me from behind, sending a chill down my spine. It was my first year in public school and ...

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