Wannabe

If there was one adjective to describe the world it’s infinite. Every millisecond is lived in uncertainty of what w ...

Last Minute College Application Reminders

Two more days before the common application deadline—you’re panicking, thinking about how you can further improve y ...

The Melancholic Smile

If you've played enough video games or watched enough TV shows or read enough books, then I'm sure you're familiar ...

Study of Humans #2: Two Quotes to Start Your New Day

“It’s like a cow’s opinion. It just doesn’t matter. It’s moo.” – Friends (TV Series 1994-2004) It’s obscure, isn’t ...

International Bacca-what?

How were my first few months of the IB program? Hmm, that’s hard to answer. On one hand, I’m stressed and ready to ...

Why I’m Still Suffering From PSBD (Post Summer at Brown Disorder)

After spending a full three weeks at Brown University’s Pre-College Program from July 23rd to July 12th, I’m still ...

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Searching for an Internship

Searching for an Internship

Dear (Company’s name) Please accept me as your intern. Pretty, preeetttttttty please? I am not in college, nor do I have any relevant experience….in fact, I am not qualified in any way whatsoever but I still think that you should accept me because…I ...

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Confessions of an incoming High School Senior

Confessions of an incoming High School Senior

“Don’t smoke.” “Don’t do drugs.” “No gambling.” “Stay in school.” These are just some of the things that people who are fortunate enough to have caring families have heard time and time again. I’m thankful to say that I’m one of these people. I am, h ...

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4 Truths Candy Crush Reflects About Life

4 Truths Candy Crush Reflects About Life

[DISCLAIMER: This article is composed of opinions coming from a person who was once addicted to the game.] Admit it. We’ve all been through that stage. Let me ask you, how many times have you deleted Candy Crush from your phone to “focus” on work, on ...

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My Freshman Bucket List

My Freshman Bucket List

As a future international student (from Greece), the prospect of going to college in the US (University of Pennsylvania to be exact) is both exhilarating and frightening. I’m not used to the English language in everyday conversation. I’m not used to ...

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5 Life Skills You (Probably) Learned as a Gamer

5 Life Skills You (Probably) Learned as a Gamer

If you grew up in my generation, then chances are you grew up in the prime era of video games (you know, before they became Candy Crush et al.). We were there when there were only just about 150 Pokémons, and nothing more. We saw the very first Plays ...

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The Birth of the Global Youth Journal

The Birth of the Global Youth Journal

The Global Youth Journal Story We’re connected through our social media sites. We’re constantly updating our Facebook and Twitter statuses, posting photos and selfies on Instagram. Heck, they call our generation the selfie-generation or the ME ME ME ...

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