The Philadelphia High School Experience

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High school is a time of experience, masked by sporadic worries and tides of triumphant victories. Much like my elementary education, my freshman year at the Philadelphia High School for Girls was at best mediocre, filled with the typical seven-hour academic cycle. I was stuck in the routine of going to school, completing my homework, going on Facebook and repeating. I decided to take an academic risk and challenged myself by transferring to Central High School with the support of my friends and family. Immediately, I was struggling to adapt to a new academic curriculum. For example, I was having trouble pacing myself with note-taking, and as a result, my grades began to plummet. Coming from a relatively small student body at Girls High, I
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