The Job a PhD Can’t Prepare You For

By Michela Rodriguez and Capriale Walling-Moore “So what do you do?” “Oh, I’m a homemaker.” “I see... Do you ever plan on getting a real job?” “Trust me. This is a real job.” “Don’t you want to contribute to our society and economy, though? I mean, you must be so bored! I don’t know how … Continue reading The Job a PhD Can’t Prepare You For

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Welcome to High School

By Nour Kurdi It’ll be the best four years of your life, they said. Enjoy your youth while you can, they insisted. And what better way to do that than to thoroughly appreciate every sleepless night, stressful deadline, and load of homework so graciously bestowed upon us? I mean, what’s not to enjoy? Two essays … Continue reading Welcome to High School

Increase Your Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique

By Tristan Montoya: We live in an age of multitasking. It's not uncommon for high school students to find themselves watching TV, texting, and using Facebook or Twitter – all while supposedly studying for tomorrow's test. While most of us are able to divide our attention between multiple activities (such as chewing gum while walking), … Continue reading Increase Your Productivity with the Pomodoro Technique