rebelling against low expectations

AuthorHannah Corey

is a 17-year-old college student who is working toward her AA Degree in Honors. She is a Swim Instructor and Tutor and hopes to impact the world with her writing. She has written poetry for Tidepools Magazine and The Thinking Tree Books and aims to publish a novel someday.

The Rebelutionary: A Poem

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I am rebelling against low expectations. Breaking down the social “foundations”. Changing adolescent definitions, To be bold and strong and brave. Striving for excellence every day. Setting examples, promoting change. I am learning, I am growing I am reading more and knowing I am more than ever showing. I am seventeen and, yes, it’s scary, But I am a Rebelutionary. My fear has not been...

I Picked Controversial Topics For College Assignments—This is What Happened

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Any 16-year-old homeschooler experiencing college for the first time would be daunted. That’s why, on my first persuasive essay for English, I decided to do my project on an easy-to-agree-with subject: the value of nutrition and home cooking. Deep down inside I wanted to put all of my past research on abortion, child abuse, and other world problems to good use. So why didn’t I? From Timid to Bold...

rebelling against low expectations

The Rebelution is a teenage rebellion against low expectations—a worldwide campaign to reject apathy, embrace responsibility, and do hard things. Learn More →

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