Meet A Few Of Our Interns 8/4/09

Aimee

Age: I am 14 years old.
Grade: In the fall I will be going into 10th grade.
Hometown: I currently live in West Chester, PA, but I am originally from Nottingham, England.

What do you want to be when you grow-up?
When I am older I would like to be a lawyer. I feel that it would be such a cool and challenging job.
What is your dream job? (If money/practicality does not matter!)
If I could have any job I would be an author. I love to write and being able to spend days on end doing so would be amazing.
Do you know what you want to study in college?
I would really like to study law in college.
Do you know where you want to go to college?
I aspire to go to Harvard Law School! I went to compete there with my mock trial team and fell in love with the school.
What is the biggest misconception you think parents have about teens?
I think parents think teens jump into things without giving them much thought beforehand. That’s how teens grow and parents should be there to support us.
If there is one thing you could tell parents about teens what would it be?
Teens want to grow up and become more independent, and however crazy or strange an idea is, parents should support us.
What is your favorite website?
I really like facebook. I think that it is a great way for teens to network and communicate with other teens.
Least favorite thing about high school, most favorite thing about high school:
Mean teachers are my least favorite thing about high school. I love having teachers that inspire you and make you want to go to their class every day. My favorite thing about high school is learning something new every day.

Alyssa Rae

Age: 16
Grade: finishing my junior year!
Hometown: Fairport

What do you want to be when you grow-up?
Acting/forensic scientist/archaeologist
What is your dream job? (If money/practicality does not matter!)
Acting!
Do you know what you want to study in college?
not really
Do you know where you want to go to college?
NYU
What is the biggest misconception you think parents have about teens?
Parents think every teen is a super disrespectful bag of hormones.
If there is one thing you could tell parents about teens what would it be?
We really aren’t trying to be rude!
What is your favorite website?
FACEBOOK!
Least favorite thing about high school, most favorite thing about high school:
Least Favorite: cliques Favorite: spending time with my friends!

Gokce

Age: 17
Grade: 12
Hometown: Sayreville

What do you want to be when you grow-up?
Humanitarian/Journalist
What is your dream job? (If money/practicality does not matter!)
My dream job..Hmm. I want to become a journalist and explore the merits of the world. I would like to travel to every corner, fly over every sea, and see every culture. That would be my dream! ☺
Do you know what you want to study in college?
I want to study journalism/science.
Do you know where you want to go to college?
Preferably NYU or Columbia University.
What is the biggest misconception you think parents have about teens?
That we are unaware of the world.
If there is one thing you could tell parents about teens what would it be?
We just want to have fun!
What is your favorite website?
BBC
Least favorite thing about high school, most favorite thing about high school:
Least: Studying; Most: Friends

Joanna

Age: 14
Grade: 9
Hometown: Chicago

What do you want to be when you grow-up?
Interior Designer.
What is your dream job? (If money/practicality does not matter!)
Clothing Designer or Stage Actress.
Do you know what you want to study in college?
History, maybe.
Do you know where you want to go to college?
I’m not sure but after I might want to go to Naturopathy school (It’s like all natural/ alternative treatment Medical school).
What is the biggest misconception you think parents have about teens?
They think that teens now are the same as the teens of their generation.
If there is one thing you could tell parents about teens what would it be?
We won’t tell our parents anything unless we know that they won’t tell all their friends.
What is your favorite website?
http://www.ferryhalim.com/orisinal/    It is a small website with lots of really cute games to play when you’re bored at work.
Least favorite thing about high school, most favorite thing about high school:
I’m not in high school yet but I start in the fall (I missed the cut-off by a month).  I think my least favorite thing will be that some of my friends won’t be there and my most favorite thing will be the teachers (I’ve met them all, they taught my older brothers and they’re all really nice.

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