Stories

When you see harassment happen, you can’t just assume someone else will step in. But how can you safely enter a menacing situation? Great news: Being a hero is not as scary as it seems.

“I’m so nervous about an upcoming speech that I haven’t even started to write it. What are some tips that will help me wow the crowd and feel prepared?”  — Karli Waldrep, a Choices Teen Adviser and high school sophomore in Mahom

Katherine, 17, has severe food allergies—which means she's constantly navigating an obstacle course of deadly ingredients. 

One in three teens will experience dating abuse this year—yet many won’t know it’s happening until it’s too late. Here’s why power and control aren’t healthy #relationshipgoals.

SOUND HARSH? Then you’re thinking about failure all wrong—and it could cost you. Here, the new research-proven secret to success (that involves a whole lot of messing up first). 

Is this weird? Is that normal? And perhaps most important—is that me I smell? Here, answers to a few of your most pressing puberty-related questions (ones you’re maybe too afraid to ask!).

Some lawmakers believe that lowering the minimum wage for young people will encourage more businesses to hire them. Would you say this is a smart move to help teens get jobs—or is it fundamentally unfair? 

“How do I say no to an invitation to hang out when I don’t have a good excuse, instead of just going along with it like I usually do?” —Joey Bonanno, 16, is a high school sophomore in Massachusetts.

 

Seventh-grader Marley Dias wasn’t happy with her school’s reading list—so she turned to social media to take action.