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We should all take pride

Being part of the Top Ten was not an easy task to accomplish, especially with all the work that comes from being an IB student. There are endless amounts of homework and sleepless nights that tend to be overwhelming and stressful. But this does not just come with being an IB student; this comes with […]

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Staying true to myself is most important

In order to have good grades I had to have great time management. Being in IB requires more work and so I spent a lot of nights working on homework, projects and labs. Overall, I just set my priorities straight and did what I had to do instead of complaining about it. I think I […]

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Coaches played a huge role

Keeping up your grades in high school is difficult because there are so many distractions. You have friends, sports, and especially drama. I pushed myself to look past all that and work extremely hard to get to where I am. I played volleyball all four years and I played softball for three. Being in the […]

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Being hardworking is how anyone can be smart

It’s no secret that I’m pretty much a nerd. People are always telling me that I’m smart. That is only partially true; what I am is hard working. Being hard working is how everyone can be “smart.” There is no magic brain juice or some type of fancy vaccine that you can take to be […]

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Hard work will pay off

I worked really hard my four years to be able to achieve the success I have,  There were days where I didn’t sleep all night just to finish an assignment that was due the next day or just to study to be able to pass my test. There was times where I couldn’t go out […]

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Thanks, teachers

The teachers that I’ve had throughout my years at Steinmetz have contributed in many ways to help me be successful. I am in huge debt with them for giving me all their time and dedication. Thank you so much! My parents also helped in the process of of becoming an academic success by keeping me […]

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Planning to teach

I maintained my Top Ten ranking by making sure I was always concentrated and focused solely on my grades. I not only did it to make my parents proud but I wanted to achieve something greater. Being the first female generation in my family (mother’s side) to go to college has been a goal ever since […]

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No secret to excellent grades

There really is no secret in getting excellent grades. Just simply listen, pay attention, and work hard. I really had no one to help me in school or with school. I have always been very independent, and what helped me in my academic success is trying to get out of here and doing better for […]

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Don’t procrastinate

There were times where I didn’t have such good grades, but I always managed to pull through. I pushed through all the assignments and I managed to stay in the Top Ten. My teachers were a big help in my academic success. They always went out of their way to help my classmates and me […]

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Family, friends and sports were important

I always figured out new strategies to study, and constantly stayed up to date with my grades. I had student portal’s tab always signed in on my phone, and I am connected to my triggers to let me know when I started slipping lower than an A, so I could talk ot my teacher’s right […]

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