SCO Says: Dating, SAT or ACT and much more


Sept. 19, 2013, 9:58 a.m. | By Samuel Popper, Melissa Arias, Michael Gerbasi, Temi Ibirogba | 5 years, 1 month ago

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This month, we asked Blair students what they needed advice on and here's what what they asked:

I'm a senior who likes a junior and I was wondering: Is it socially acceptable for upperclassmen (seniors and juniors) to date an underclassman (sophomores and freshman)? -Tryna get it

Temi: Juniors and seniors dating is totally cool as well as sophomores and freshman. Basically upperclassmen can date each other and so can underclassmen. Just don't ever get like this.
Mikey: Depends…. Senior- freshman should not even be a question. Senior- sophomore is pushing it, but I guess I could see it. Junior- freshman is a bit questionable. Junior-sophomore/Senior-Junior though is so the move. Two years makes me uncomfortable, one is solid.
Mel: I mean, you gotta do what you gotta do at Blair... lezbehonest even though there are about 2800 kids in this B, there are only a select few attractive kids...so I say go for it girl!
Sam: Sure. I mean if shes got it, she's got it.

Photo: The four writers for this month's SCO Says. (From left) Sam Popper, Mikey Gerbasi, Temi Ibirogba and Melissa Arias.

I'm really shy around my crushes, how do I approach the girl I've had a crush on since the first day of school? -Trynasmang

Mikey: Hit em with that "Heyyy.”
Mel: As Drake says, "Say Something,” but then again... it is Drake.
Sam: Just believe in yourself! Show her your sweet side and say romantic things to her in Spanish.
Temi: If she hasn't made eye contact with you or acknowledged your presence whatsoever, give up now.

Yo how do I learn to balance school, sports and a social life? -Illuminati

Mel: Just don't sleep
Sam: It's easy. Just have copy your homework, skip practice and backstab your friends. That way everything is balanced.
Temi: Well if it's your junior year...just give up on that now. And if you're in any other grade just cheat in school and you'll have time for everything else.
Mikey: Um, who cares about anything other than sports anyways? #TheGrind #TheStruggleisReal.

AHH Should I take the ACT or SAT? -AsherRoth

Temi: What's that?
Sam: Go to a college that doesn't require them or just drop out. Those are a mission!
Mel: If you are not a good test taker I do not recommend the SAT. However, if you are a really good writer then take the SAT, because ACT does not have a required writing section.
Mikey: The rumor on the streets is that the ACT is easier and more straightforward. Time, however, can be an issue on the ACT. So if you are a pretty slow test taker than go SAT but otherwise ACT is the faithful move.

Should I bring a date to Blair's homecoming? -Confused and Ready to Dance

Sam: NO! Is this even a question? You're tryna get at everyone.
Temi: I don't understand.
Mikey: : Lol of course not, don't hold yourself back like that.
Mel: Four words: Face down....you know the rest...

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Samuel Popper. I am a big sports fan. I play football and frisbee at Blair, I also enjoy watching basketball and hockey. I am very passionate about what I do. More »

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