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Categories: Family, School

Recently, my grades have been falling in school. I recently got dropped from one of my college classes and in order to retake the class, my parents have to pay $500. My mom is threatening to kick me out of the house. She told me that I need to start thinking about where I am [...]

Categories: School

I’m 250lbs and 14 y/o. My gym teacher is making me run a mile with three other people in front of the whole class! I can run the mile. I usually cheat laps but the teachers are counting them! What should I do to convince them to not make me do it?
I hate running, so [...]

Categories: School

What should I do? My teacher said she caught me smoking and she didn’t. She went and told my flag coach and I got kicked out of it. The thing is that she never sent me to the principal or anything. I’m not in trouble. Should I tell the principal so I can make the [...]

Categories: Friendships, School

My school is so full of drama that I choose not to be a part of it. Why is school so full of drama and do you have any tips for me to further avoid
conflict?
I applaud you for this question and not wanting to be a part of this issue!!!
Anytime people are together in [...]

Should I try pursuing a relationship with one of my guy friends? I am not out of the closet, but I have this crush on one of my good friends, and I’m not sure whether he feels the same way. He has a girlfriend, but he also kind of flirts with me and definitely acts [...]

Categories: School

I have been coming down with various illnesses from school. It is due to the heat and the school does not have adequate a/c and the fans are constantly breaking down and not working properly. I’ve told my parents-they told me to suck it up. The school also told me to suck [...]

Categories: School

Are college review websites always trustworthy? I am looking into colleges and some of the sites have untrue information and even ask for my information. What is your opinion on this?
You know, I have not really spent a great deal of time on review websites, even when I was getting ready to go to [...]

Categories: Family, School

My mom threatened to kick me out before the end of the year and send me to my dad’s, which is two hours away. I’m on my third high school and I really love it. I don’t want to switch schools again, especially not just for my senior year. Is there anything I can do [...]

I’m 24yrs old. I live in FL and I’m being kicked out of the house. I’m going to college. Where are places I can go? My fiance lives an hour away I can’t live at his house due to his Grandma. My dad’s house isn’t built yet what should I do? Please help.
My suggestion is [...]

Categories: School, Self-Esteem

I am scared of going to a new school and I do not know what to expect. Any ideas? Thank you!
I moved schools a lot. I hated it. I would have just settled into one school and would have friends and then my family would move and I would have to go to a new [...]

Categories: School

Some college people, including recruiters have found a way to get into my email illegally and start sending me information about schools and then they ask for my personal information. I find this wrong-I never gave anyone my personal information so why did this school get my email without my parents
and mine consent?
When I [...]

Categories: School

Why is celebrity gossip allowed during classes in schools? I went to one school in which it was tolerated and students were even allowed to take
class discussions off topic in favor of celebrity mishaps. I asked one teacher why it is acceptable to waste class time on inappropriate topics and gave me an [...]