Teen Guest Blogs

By Maggie Chen Unlike the previous college application blog sections that were writing based, this section does not have an essay to write and submit. Much of this section deals with you requesting either your guidance counselor or  College Board to send official materials like your transcript, test scores, and AP scores to...

By Maggie Chen Once you have selected the application deadline type and completed the family section, you will move on to the academics and activities section of the application. This section is where you begin to show the colleges how you perform as a student and as a person. In this section,...

By Niko  Hey, hey! It’s your boy back again with another hot anime list. This list includes my personal top 5 apocalypse/sci-fi manga/anime. Sometimes these two things go together in a single manga or anime. As I always say, this is my opinion and doesn’t have...

By Izzy Alexander This is edition two of five of Now You Know Lesser-Knowns: a blog series in which I (Izzy Alexander) discuss rare literary devices present in teen fiction!    Okay, so I cheated twice on this one. One, Crime and Punishment isn’t technically teen fiction – it solidly falls into the realm of classic literature. Two,...

By Niko  Heya, heya! It's me again, back with a hot anime list. These five mainstream anime and/or manga are worth the hype, in my opinion. Just because other mainstream anime isn’t on this list doesn’t mean I don’t like it! In fact, there are many...

By Izzy Alexander This is edition one of five of Now You Know Lesser-Knowns: a blog series in which I (Izzy Alexander) discuss rare literary devices present in teen fiction!    Ella Minnow Pea: A Progressively Lipogrammatic Epistolatory Fable, by Mark Dunn, comes right out and tells you exactly the rare literary device involved in the book....

By Niko  Hello, hello! This little segment is about what Manga/Anime are hot and which are not. As a note, this is all my opinion and you can disagree or agree with me. Also, I will try to include as many genres as possible. Here is...