Going to a college where I knew almost no one was a relief.
So this is homesickness.
Trying to discover where we fit, and tripping over ourselves in the process.
Nine tips to make going to college in a new city a little bit easier.
Saying goodbye to where I grew up.
Why it’s OK to dislike where you grew up.
Small risks and tiny adventures.
Heavy shit, man.
What we had.
August’s theme is DESIRE. 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!