Meet Becca

Becca is a 16 year-old from West Palm Beach, FL. She loves to cook and travel, and she would like to study International Business in the future.

Favorite color: Blue

Least favorite thing about high school, most favorite thing about high school:

Least- Drudge work or anything that wastes my time

Most- The ability to create an image for yourself.

What do you want to be when you grow-up? Something where I can travel. I love going new places and seeing new things and speaking other languages. I speak Hebrew fluently and am in my 5th year of Spanish. I would really like to learn at least one or two more languages.

What is your dream job? International Business of some sort/ Mother

What is the biggest misconception you think parents have about teens?

Adults in general think that teenagers are so self-centered that they fail to recognize that there are bigger problems in the world. Although teens may not express this at every given chance, a larger portion of the teenage population than most parents think is, in fact, aware.

If there is one thing you could tell parents about teens what would it be?

Extremity on either end of the parenting spectrum is negative in the long run. Parents who are too lax with their kids will not retain the respect that is necessary, but extremely strict parents will end up turning their children away. Also, teens have to learn to make their own choices. You can’t always stop a mistake before it happens, or your child will never learn for him or herself.

What is your favorite website?

I don’t think I have one, but the one I use most often is Google, I guess.

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