Taking a break is more challenging than it may seem.
New York moves closer to making higher education accessible. Plus: More news we’re reading.
Have more time to do as you please.
Karaoke cravings and feelings that are hard to pin down.
California moves to make universities more affordable.
Michelle Obama helps Yara Shahidi with college apps, Frank Ocean drops a new single, & more.
I had to veer from the course my mom and I set out for me.
College rejections and scenes from screenwriting class.
Toppling idols and college anxiety.
The author of Spaniel Rage and other comics has advice to live by.
November’s theme is REFLECTION. For details on how to send us your work, please read our Submit page. ✴
Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers. Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish. Learn more about us here, and find out how to submit your work here!