Responsibility hurtled toward me like a high-speed train.
About the difference between impostor syndrome and *meta impostor syndrome.*
A new job, being condescended to by adults, and going hard in the paint.
Catching up with Chris M., Minna, Caitlin H., Dylan, and Naomi.
The Diary of a Teenage Girl, a podcast about careers, and creative prompts for doodlers.
Switch schools! Pick a new career! People we admire tell us why it’s a good idea.
I didn’t want to go to college. I wanted to be my own boss.
Skipping school and schooling ourselves.
Living with scoliosis, being grounded, and fending off hurtful questions about skin tone.
Tips for snagging a position at a magazine, but also every other place.
September’s theme is ON THE VERGE. 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!