Author: Jackson Schroeder

  • 8 Things You Should Know for High School Freshman Year

    8 Things You Should Know for High School Freshman Year

    It’s a big jump from middle school to high school. Navigating all your new classes, extracurriculars, and responsibilities can, at times, feel overwhelming. So, take some advice from someone who has already been through it.  Here are eight things I wish I knew in my freshman year of high school. Join extracurriculars ASAP There are […]

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  • 12 Study Abroad Scholarships

    12 Study Abroad Scholarships

    More than 3.4 million American students choose to study abroad each year. Studying abroad can be a transformative time in any student’s life. It grants you the opportunity to earn credits towards your degree while immersing yourself in another country’s culture, cuisine, festivities, and more. Once you graduate from college and enter the working world, […]

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  • How to Manage Stress in High School

    How to Manage Stress in High School

    If you’re a high school student experiencing feelings of stress, know that you aren’t alone. With the pressures of doing well in school, having a good social life, keeping up with extracurriculars, and making it to a good college or university, feeling stressed in high school is inevitable.  But, if left unmanaged, stress can become […]

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  • Mantra Health Launches Scholarship for Minority Students Pursuing Mental Health Careers

    Mantra Health Launches Scholarship for Minority Students Pursuing Mental Health Careers

    Mantra Health, a company that provides virtual mental health care to students, is now accepting applications for its Mantra College Mental Health Provider Diversity Scholarship.  In an effort to help students of color pursue careers in mental healthcare, the company plans to award one $3,000 scholarship each year to a graduate or doctoral student working […]

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  • The Deadline Is Approaching for the OZY Genius Awards

    The Deadline Is Approaching for the OZY Genius Awards

    The deadline is fast approaching for the annual OZY Genius Awards. OZY Media will award grants of up to $10,000 each to 10 college students across the country to help them launch their dreams. “Some of the greatest inventions and brightest geniuses … broke through because they had an angel behind them. We want to […]

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  • How to Stop Procrastinating

    How to Stop Procrastinating

    Everyone has their own unique approach to studying and completing assignments. There are night owls, morning birds, marathon studiers, sprinters, and the list goes on. Each specific study style and approach is valid. But one thing is for sure. If you’re routinely waiting until the last minute, you’re not maximizing your academic potential.  This article […]

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  • How to Work From Home

    How to Work From Home

    Amid all of the uncertainties caused by the coronavirus pandemic, one thing is set in stone. Work will never be the same. Remote work has become a new norm. Companies, organizations, and government bodies have fundamentally changed the ways that they operate. Even after the pandemic settles down, many employees and interns will still be […]

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  • How to Survive Your High School Freshman Year

    How to Survive Your High School Freshman Year

    Reaching freshman year of high school is a monumental moment in every student’s life. Like any major change, starting high school can be exciting and also entirely overwhelming.  The good news is, during your first year of high school, you don’t need to start worrying about things like SAT and ACT scores, getting into a […]

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  • FACT Is Offering $75,000 in Scholarships in 2021

    FACT Is Offering $75,000 in Scholarships in 2021

    The Federation of American Consumers and Travelers (FACT), a nonprofit consumer organization, is awarding $75,000 in scholarships in 2021.  The scholarships are open to current high school seniors, students currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school, those who’ve already graduated from high school but missed the opportunity to join higher education, and students […]

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  • How to Succeed in High School

    How to Succeed in High School

    High school is a very unique period in life. In many ways, it is the bridge between childhood and adulthood. It’s hard to recognize it early on, but the decisions that you make and interests that you choose to pursue while in high school may forever influence the direction of your life.  For that reason, […]

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  • 7 Reasons Why You Should Join Your School Paper

    7 Reasons Why You Should Join Your School Paper

    Do you have a passion for storytelling? Are you eager to get involved with a club or activity at your high school but don’t know where to start? Is English your best subject? Do you like getting the inside scoop before anyone else does?  These are all great reasons to join your high school’s newspaper, […]

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  • 36 Popular High School Clubs to Explore

    36 Popular High School Clubs to Explore

    There’s no question that high school is a busy time. With classes, homework, exams, and the looming responsibility of getting into a good college or university, finding extra time can feel impossible.  But you should know that if you have a few extra hours to spare each week, joining a high school club will be […]

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  • College Student Hunger and Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

    College Student Hunger and Homelessness: A Growing Crisis

    In 2020, more than a third of college and university students lost work, more than one in 10 lost a loved one to COVID-19, and nearly 60 percent experienced food or housing insecurity, according to a new survey conducted by Temple University’s Hope Center for Community, College and Justice. The survey included responses from nearly […]

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  • Top 8 Benefits of High School Clubs

    Top 8 Benefits of High School Clubs

    Not all learning and development happen in the classroom. There are tons of advantages to joining clubs in high school.  With classes, homework, exams, and the looming responsibility of getting into a good college or university, there is no question that high school is a busy period in everyone’s life. However, if you have a […]

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  • How to Find Your Passion in High School

    How to Find Your Passion in High School

    There are few things in life that are more rewarding than identifying and pursuing something that you love. The earlier you’re able to find your passion, the better suited you will be to mold your career and life around it.  In high school, it is easy to get caught up in grades and test scores. […]

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