By Alex Chan ’18 College applications seem so far off, but in just a few months, the college application season will begin and you will get overwhelmed with work. Each college requires its own application. While you fill out applications to different schools, you will realize each school wants to see differentRead More →

By Saurav Hossain 18’ Approximately 20 percent of teenagers experience depression before they reach adulthood, and between 10 to 15 percent suffer from symptoms at any instance. Since depression is a mental illness, it is quite tough to understand. A major source of confusion is the difference between having depression andRead More →

By Alex Chan ‘18 Vacations are something that we all look forward to all year long. Mostly because most of us go to school everyday taking in new material every single day, studying for tests, stressing about an assignment, or somewhere along those lines. However, vacations can also impact ourRead More →

By Saurav Hossain ’18 and Samantha Defaz ’18 As human beings, many of us have these irrational and adverse thoughts. We tend to judge ourselves harshly and demean ourselves for no reason. Instead of bashing ourselves for failing at something or feeling insecure, we should be more gentle and accepting,Read More →

By Lobsang Dolma ’18 As we head into the colder seasons, it becomes more difficult to keep our spirits up. Midterms get closer, the day turns to night faster, and all life withers as the orange leaves fall around us. In such a scenario where we are imprisoned by ourRead More →

By Alex Chan ‘18 Planning can be troublesome, which is why we tend to place our work on our friends to take care of it. Most often times, the rest of the group relaxes and blames the person in charge, if anything goes wrong. But we never give credit to the people who do theRead More →

By Lobsang Dolma ’18 As we head into the colder seasons, it becomes more difficult to keep our spirits up. Midterms get closer, the day turns into night faster, and all life withers as the orange leaves fall around us. In such a scenario where we are imprisoned by ourRead More →

By Alex Chan ‘18 Bombings, a rather uncomfortable topic to discuss about. It is both terrifying to citizens of such a densely populated city, as well as concerning. Just mid September in New York City, multiple small sized bombs were detonated in Manhattan and even more were found in placesRead More →

By Saurav Hossain ‘18 From the very beginning of September, the fear of AP tests sets in. Many students already have the Barron’s book for their specific AP, or a review book of some kind. Although many of us plan to study and prepare months before the big day, this lengthy period of studying seemsRead More →

By Lobsang Dolma’18                As high school students, most of us do not get much sleep. With the amount of work, tests, and extracurriculars, it is no surprise that some of us come into school with the desire to be back in bed. However, there might be a way to sleep lessRead More →

By: Stephanie Mach ’18 An Experience at the New York Hall of Science Ever since 1986, The New York Hall of Science has been facilitating its own signature educational program open to both high school and college students. Once admitted to the program through a process of applications and interviews, these students areRead More →