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  • Dear Alex

    Something that really caught my attention was the title. The reason for that is because I personally don’t believe that the show Spongebob can really have a major impact on many children’s thinking. What if they are just watching the show because that is what they love to watch? In fact, have you ever stopped thinking that many…Read More

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    Do you like to help people?

    Want to make a change and help people in a positive way? A physical therapist is probably the job for you. Some things that you would have to do to become a physical therapist gets your bachelor’s degree. The...

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  • Dear Andrea

    Thank you for sharing how every emotion of an athlete matters when they are playing. I liked how you gave examples of what athletes can do to have a positive mindset. Many athletes struggle with the things that surround them. Causing them to have a bad performance. Another thing that I liked that you mentioned is how athletes talk to…Read More

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    What It's Like When Finding a Job

    The article "Summer Jobs Edition" would give you some advice on how to get a job or prepare you. One way that many people find a job is they ask people around them for example family members, friends, teachers,...

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    • I agree with your standpoint Alex. Using online methods to find a job can be very inefficient, and take lots of time, but at the same time, it can also lead to different opportunities that you would not have if you are just talking to people that you know.

    • I agree that getting jobs through connections is the most effective way and that is why putting yourself out there is very important especially at this age.

    • I like this article a lot! I got a job last year through a family connection which was helpful, and something listed in the article you read. I agree that having a job is very important. It has taught me so much about life. It is also good to contemplate a job before attending. All of this information is very valid at this age and time of life!

    • Hey Alex, this is really good information. I specifically liked the part about taking you through every step of the job application process. It would be cool if you applied some of your own experience to this, maybe if you talked about your own job search or how school relates to this? Over all great work.


    • I would have to agree with you that getting a summer job helps develop many life skills. I got my first job by biking around my neighborhood and asking who was hiring. For me, I’ve learned about money and time management which are things that aren’t taught in school.

    • Dear Alex:

      I am interested by your post, “What is it like to find a job”, because I like that you talk about something that many people consider to be difficult to get, a job. Especially young people who start working are the ones who are most afraid of not being able to get a job that helps them financially and that they do not like it.

      One sentence you wrote for me is: “I agree with this article that many summer jobs will help develop skills.” I think this is inspiring because here we can see how a simple job can teach you something. Also remember that learning new things makes us more skilled, just like Alex says.

      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because the truth is a very important and interesting topic. Also, it would be a very good idea if you could show more information about some jobs, especially for young people, so they can have ideas. The truth seems to me to be a super important issue since it is something new for many people who are beginning to work, who even tend to fear rejection.

      I don’t know how your Alex observes, but do you think you can promote more information about some jobs that accept young people? 


    • Dear Alex:
      I am interested in your post, “What It’s Like When Finding a Job,” because it shows what you need to know about getting a job. As well as, what you should do when applying.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is “I also find it interesting they make you think about skills that your would be developing or making you think about skills that you should be thinking about developing.” I think this is important because you should know your skills when applying for a job. This will help me also apply for a job because I should find what skills I own that will seem good for the job.
      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next, because I like how you added an article. I also like how you gave advice on what to do when applying for a job.

    • Dear Alex,
      I clicked on your post because of your title “What it’s like when finding a job” because as I was reading I came across some advice on how to get a job. I also came across some information on what you should do to apply for a job.
      One sentence that you wrote that stood out to me was, “When finding a summer job will help you develop new skills when graduating high school/college.” I think this is important because these skills that you develop from your job can benefit you in the long run.
      Thanks for your writing I look forward to seeing what you write next because I like how you added the article for more information. I also like how you gave people advice on what to look for in finding a job.

    • Dear Alex,
      I am impressed by your post “What it Like When Finding a Job” because it is a good idea to ask people you know that how they find a job. Which the example where people that are your friends, family members, teachers, and others.
      One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is, “When looking for a job that doesn’t mean that you would be having to work in a store or fast-food restaurant.” I think it true people getting a job in the summer doesn’t mean it has to be fast food or a store. People can find something that is interesting for them to do that could possibly be something they fall in love to do.
      Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write next because I like your opinion of how to get a job from and where to work that their interest in. I would like you to continue telling about people who want to have a job especially teens who want a job.


    • Dear Alex,
      Your post “What It’s Like When You’re Looking for Work” inspired me since it’s a good idea to ask people you know how they go about looking for work. People such as your friends, family members, instructors, and others are examples.
      “When looking for a job, that does not mean you will have to work in a store or fast-food restaurant,” you wrote. I believe it is true that getting a work over the summer does not have to be at a fast food restaurant or a retail. People can find something exciting to do that they may or may not fall in love with.
      Thank you for taking the time to write. I’m forward to see what you write next since I like your perspective on how to acquire a job and where they should work based on their interests. I’d like you to keep talking about people who want to work, particularly teenagers who want to work.

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    Pay College Athletes or Not?

    According to "College Athletes: To Pay or Not Pay?" people want to know if they should be paying college athletes for their hard work. Many people say they should be paying athletes that are in college because they are students...

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    • I totally agree with you saying that the athletes “are students first.” Academics should always come first, especially if you’re going to college. Do you really think big D1 schools will put their students on academic probation though? Big name college athletes are most likely able to get exceptions for not going to class or doing homework, because they’re giving their school a name. I think you should maybe look into scholarship opportunities schools can give to athletes instead of paying them, that would be very interesting!

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