eNotes Student of Change: Emily Thomas, The Social Media Do-Gooder

“At 24 years old having 61,000 followers on Twitter, people always ask me if there’s something profound I did to make that happen and my answer is always no. I just showed people that I cared.” – Emily Thomas In our new blog series, we’re interviewing students and recent graduates who have taken their studies…

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The High Cost of College

How to decide whether a four-year degree is right for you. In a post from May last year we pondered the question, should everyone go to college? And what might still be surprising to some, the answer was a resounding no. As eNotes editor and college professor Jamie described it then, I believe anyone who wants…

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Become an eNotes TA!

Are you a high school or undergraduate student interested in helping your fellow peers? Perhaps you tutor on the side, or go out of your way to help friends with their homework? Well, now there’s a place at eNotes just for you! eNotes is looking to enlist a small team of student contributors that we’re…

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16 Days of Summer

eNotes’ editorial intern shares his tips of how to make the most of your high school summer. Or any summer, for that matter! I’m a huge Harry Potter fan.  My grandma bought me the first book when I was 11, and from then on I read every book within the same week it was released.…

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Survivor: Finals Edition

Our top 10 study tips to help you survive dreaded finals week. You’re going out on a date tonight.  It’s with someone you really like.  You’ve been looking forward to this for several months.  But there’s a catch!  You have to meet your date’s parents first.  You really would just rather avoid this ordeal and…

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