Impression Management

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

“The challenges we face are irrelevant. I only care about your response.” One of my favorite teachers and mentors repeated this axiom weekly during my sophomore year of high school. Every late homework assignment, every poorly written essay, and every athletic failure received the same twelve-word response. Although frustrating to hear for the thousandth time, …

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Impression Management 101: Managing Social Media

Social media platforms give adolescents the unique ability to share their lives and connect with others in real time. While adolescents describe these platforms as a way for them to connect and maintain relationships with friends and family, social media also creates environments for bullying and negativity. With the growing pressure for students to have …

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Recovering After Being Absent from School

Absences happen to the best of students. People get sick, must travel with their family, or have important events that they must attend. Missing school is something that must be avoided, but when it inevitably happens, it is important that students make sure they do everything they can to recover well. Being absent from school …

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