I know it’s a *thing* for girls to talk about how much they hate math, and I don’t want to be part of furthering the stereotype that women can’t be mathematicians, but I really, really can’t stand math. I was always a pretty good student, but when it came to math class, I felt doomed no matter what. From the moment I started seventh grade until I graduated high school, math class was my least favorite time of the day.
As an editor of the high school newspaper, the editor-in-chief of the high school literary magazine, and a college journalism major, I have clearly always been someone who doesn’t mind writing a research paper or an essay. In fact, I welcomed these assignments when I was still in school. I would pick a 10-page essay … Read More
If you are in high school (or middle school. Or elementary school. Or college. Or preschool. Basically, “school” in any form) you are probably of the belief that the only way to get great, Rory Gilmore-type grades is through hard, arduous, (metaphorically) back-breaking, Pinterest-and-Tumblr-type picture-perfect studying.