Leaving for school and saying goodbye to home.
How do you separate yourself from your shadow?
A guide to combatting that oh-god-I’m-an-adult-now feeling.
Ways to keep friendships alive.
Steffany’s final entry.
Turning 20 and rejecting likability.
We say goodbye to Kiana.
Initiating hangouts, and saying goodbye to friends.
There are infinite ways to measure it.
Opting out of the school-stress Olympics.
Rookie is no longer publishing new content, but we hope you'll continue to enjoy the archives, or books, and the community you've helped to create. Thank you for seven very special years! ✴
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!