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AP madness

Today my mom asked me if I have been feeling stressed lately, because I apparently looked a little tired. Yes, yes, a thousand times yes, I am so stressed. Ugh. Since the beginning of the school year, most of my … Continue reading

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Just a Practice Run?

That 89 percent that could have been a 90 percent is not going to matter to you in five years, believe it or not. I can’t even fathom how often the sentence “but it will look good for college apps,” … Continue reading

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Finals and the pressure that comes with them

Right now I am taking a break from analyzing my interview notes and filling the gaps in my history knowledge to speak about finals. This is the first time I have felt really concerned about every. single. one. of my … Continue reading

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The Pressure of Dreams

For those of you who don’t know, I wrote a blog a little while ago called “My Best Friend.” The subject of the blog is my horse, Time, who is indeed my best friend. He listens to me, whether he … Continue reading

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Elements

Pressure and time. Pressure and time create beautiful diamonds from lumps of coal. Elements are created from the reactions within stars. Hydrogen becomes helium through chaotic explosions that leave heat and fire in their path. The heavier elements get compressed … Continue reading

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Shaken

Silence. Only the buzz of a the car rolling on the freeway. Above her head, black expanse broken by the single, flickering light of a plane. That was the first time she ever truly wished she could run, escape. Get … Continue reading

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Nasty Habit!

Old habits are hard to break-even the nasty ones. I bite my nails. I have periods when I break the habit, but during times of anxiety and pressure, I assuage my nerves with a dose of nail biting. It’s gross, … Continue reading

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