High School

Want To Do Research At Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute?

Want To Do Research At Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute?

Are you interested in doing research at  the Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute during the summer? Guess, what you have an opportunity.  The deadline is coming up. Children’s Hospital Summer Research Internship How do I apply? Students interested in the CHORI Student Research Internships should submit the CHORI application and […]

SYTA Offers 4 Travel Scholarships For High School Students 

SYTA Offers 4 Travel Scholarships For High School Students 

When I was young I couldn’t wait to get out of the small town of Greenfield, CA.  There wasn’t much to do or see in Greenfield.  Now, that I am able to travel I take advantage of the opportunities because travel changes your life and your perspective about the world. […]

ACIS Offers 8 Travel Scholarships To High School Students

ACIS Offers 8 Travel Scholarships To High School Students

Do you wish you could travel but unable to pay for it?  ASICS is offering 8 high school students an opportunity to win a $1000 scholarship grant for travel.  For a chance to win a scholarship enter the ASICS 2016 contest. These are some of quick facts about the ASICS […]

A Guatemalan Soldier hands out paper so local students can make posters to inform family and neighbors of upcoming events during Beyond the Horizon 2014, Zacapa, Guatemala, April 9, 2014. Beyond the Horizon is an annual exercise that embraces the partnership between the United States and Guatemala, to provide focused humanitarian assistance through various medical, dental, and civic action programs. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Justin P. Morelli)

23 Studying Tips Used By Top Students

Lifehack.org outlined 23 study tips used by top students and I think they offer some solid advice.  I used some of these tips during law school and I wish I would’ve used more of them, if I would have known about them.  Now everyone is different and you should use what works for […]

Want To Work With A Top Scientist &  Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Want To Work With A Top Scientist & Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Do you love science? Or have you never thought yourself as someone who loves science but would love to find a cure for cancer? This is your chance.  The Emperor Science Award program will give you the opportunity to work with a top research scientist and work on finding a cure […]

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

While some public school districts are more abiding than others, state laws across the country make it perfectly clear that students and their parents are not required to buy school supplies, uniforms, equipment or even graduation attire as part of a guarantee of a free public education. Most schools will […]

The Importance Of Taking Notes

The Importance Of Taking Notes

  Do you take notes in class?  If not, ask yourself why not?  Recently Lifehacks.org provided a list of 10 reasons why note takers are on track for success. 1. They are actively learning.The action of writing information down is a great way to get fully involved in the learning […]

Mendota Football Players Beating The Odds

Mendota Football Players Beating The Odds

Mendota, Calif is a small town 40 miles from Fresno, California.  The majority of its residents are people who come to Mendota to find work in the agriculture fields.  Many of the football players work in the fields to help support their families. The summer days for these high school […]

Marcy Suarez-A DREAMer

Marcy Suarez-A DREAMer

This is Marcy Suarez, and she is a DREAMer.  Does her story sound familiar to you? She is an immigrant high school student who is motivated and determined but because of her immigration status, federal financial aid is not an option for her. Marcy’s parents work 10-12 hours at a factory […]