Tag: bullying

How to Write About Bullying in Your College Essay

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President, Wow Writing Workshop

Bullying is a sensitive subject you may feel isn't good for your college essay, but here's how and why it could be a great application essay topic for you. read more

How to Beat the Bystander Effect: Bullying and Mental Health

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

The bystander effect may not seem like a big deal, but it hinders great progress in bullying prevention and helping those with mental illness. Here's how to stop it. read more

The Best Opportunities for Students to Volunteer in October

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Assistant Editor, Carnegie Dartlet

Everyone loves seeing what national month it is, and October brings awareness to a lot of important things, from bullying prevention to breast cancer. Here are some ways to connect with those causes at your school. read more

How to Protect Yourself from Cyberbullying in College

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Contributing Writer

From snarky comments to downright vicious trolling, the Internet can be a mean place for a college student. Worse, cyberbullying seems to be on the rise. So how do you deal with it--and protect yourself? read more

Spotting the Warning Signs of Cyberbullying

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Children's Safety Writer

What is cyberbullying? How can you spot the warning signs? And how can it be prevented? read more

Overcoming Bullying in College

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Author; Anti-bullying Advocate

Bitopia author Ari Magnusson discusses his encounter with bullying in high school, and how he overcame it. read more

How should students respond to bullying?

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The first thing is what you shouldn't do, which is to escalate the aggression. If someone attacks you verbally or intimidates you, don't respond aggressively. read more

How might the bullying dynamic change between high school and college?

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Author; Anti-bullying Advocate

If you are worried about bullying in college, take heed; while every group of individuals is different, and the degree to which individuals in a group use bullying behavior is going to vary widely, I have found personally that students in college are far more mature and have far better developed social skills than high school students. read more

What resources can parents use when their child is bullied?

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Izzy Kalman has written a number of good books and has other materials on ways to react to bullying to render it ineffective. His books are written for a younger audience as well, but they are wonderful resources for students of any age. read more

How can students identify a bully and bullying behaviors?

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Author; Anti-bullying Advocate

First, I don't like to use the term "bully," as it is a label and prevents us from seeing the one to whom the label is applied as a person. And this is important because bullying is human; it is an adaptive trait... read more