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A collection of resources for teens and emerging adults written by their peers

A Reflection on Year One of Community College

My first year of college was substantially different than I had anticipated, in ways both good and bad. For starters, [...]

A Community College Success Story

Choosing to go to a community college after high school instead of a four-year university was not an easy [...]

A Conversation About Underage Drinking—Ideas From a Teenager

This November, I went to a gaming convention in California where I met long distance friends, drank, and got properly [...]

Kids and Tech: When and How

by Amelia Watkins In the last decade or so, media itself has become obsessed with the condemnation of technology [...]

A Step-Child’s Guide to Step-Parenting

I first met my step-father when I was five, and my brothers were eleven and thirteen. He was not my [...]

Manager or Assistant: The Parent-Child Dynamic

Every teen has grand ideas about parenting. Despite the majority never having been responsible for little more than a houseplant, [...]