Category Archives: Isabella

April 2nd, 2012

All About Scholarships

Hello readers! I hope everyone had a wonderful spring break. This article’s topic is of great importance. It’s all about scholarships! In high school, it is never too early to start your research on scholarships. Continue reading


March 9th, 2012

Distractions, Distractions!

Hello all my lovely readers! This article’s topic is staying focused and dealing with distractions. As a high school student, I know I can get distracted easily. When it comes to getting work done and focusing, some of us teenagers have the attention span of a squirrel. But with college coming up around the corner, distractions are the last thing we need. Continue reading


February 9th, 2012

Save the Stress; Prepare Instead

Happy February, readers! Can you believe we are already in the month of February? Time goes by fast, and that is one reason to begin working on preparing for your senior year and for college. You don’t want to be that student, the one running behind on college applications. It is never too early to prepare yourself.

Don’t know where to start? That’s why I’m here! Preparation for college readiness testing is crucial. There are several websites and bookstores that offer ACT prep books. These books come complete with self-quizzes and information to help familiarize you with the ACT.

A good idea is to start looking at colleges and universities in which you’re interested. The internet is a great tool for this. You can visit the school’s website and see information on what student life is like, what classes you need to take to get admitted, and even learn about financial aid. Websites I use that offer even more information to me are Zinch.com and CareersandColleges.com—both are incredibly useful. This has allowed me to narrow down my choices for the universities where I would like to attend; now it’s your turn!


January 30th, 2012

Choosing the Right Senior Year Classes

That time of the year is here again … registration! Everyone knows that choosing classes for your senior year of high school is of utmost importance. Let me tell you—senior year is not the time to slack off. Many students believe that senior year is the time to take it easy. Some students lose sight of their studies and it shows in their grades. You want to step up your game and take the classes that will make you stand out from the rest of your peers and work hard. Admissions offices will look at your grades during your senior year—first and second semester.
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January 19th, 2012

Introducing Isabella

Welcome readers! My name is Isabella and I will be sharing my journey through high school and the transition into college with all you lovely people. I am here to help you make the most out of your high school experience, and to help make applying to universities and studying for the ACT less stressful. I go to a public high school in Arizona and I am a free-spirited seventeen-year-old. I just began the second semester of my junior year and—now more than ever—I need to focus and prepare for what comes next. Now is the time to work extra hard, study for the ACT, do volunteer work, and look into preferred colleges and universities, of course!
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