Category Archives: Advice

Growing Up With Six Siblings…

By Humaam Said After two to three months, teachers can match face-to-name for all of their students; For my parents, 23 exhausting years of childcare isn’t enough to instantly remember any of their seven children’s names… According to Statistica, the average family size from 1960-2019 changed from 3.67 to 3.14 persons. Being quite far from

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Boo Meringues? No way!

By Elizabeth Nguyen INTRODUCTION: Hi! In my time baking, I’ve come across a wide variety of baked goods. Although some recipes are harder than others, this French meringue recipe strikes me as one of my favorite things to make. I adore these because, unlike a decadently rich chocolate cake, their crisp texture and subtle sweetness

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High School Dual Enrollment: What is It?

By Brandon Gorski Want to get college credits before you even finish high school? Well, you can do exactly that by taking courses at Delaware County Community College & Community College of Philadelphia. Both colleges allow you to take courses online or in person (depending on the subject) across your core or elective classes. Many

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Ben’s Declassified e-School Survival Guide

By Ben Nguyen This guide is designed to keep you (and me) in shape during e-School at GVHS, which (if you have a really bad work ethic like me) will save your grades throughout the school year. Some of these tips may seem a little outlandish at first, but following these will help maintain the

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Managing Time Under Online/Blended Learning

By Benjamin Nguyen Honestly, I’m not proud to say that I wasn’t a good student during online learning this last year. I slacked off on my assignments, rarely attended Zoom calls or teacher hours, and failed to make the most out of many learning opportunities presented. With the 2020-2021 school year upon us and the

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Take A Break!

By Nathan Chen We’ve all done it.  It’s 7:03 p.m. and you start some assigned reading. You think optimistically, “I’ll finish this reading by 8 p.m! An hour is surely enough.” Maybe you even get ahead of yourself and think about a 10 p.m. bedtime. But, the next time you check the time is when

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