The Grind of Nellie Shih

Typical problems may happen in Nellie’s day-to-day life, but she does not let them grind her gears. Shih takes on multiple challenging courses, knowing that they will push her knowledge but in the end will only make her better. “My hardest class is my honors biology class. The teacher expected a lot out of us but once you figure out the system and get use to writing everything down it gets easier,” Shih said.

Understanding the importance of the advanced classes, Shih tells how she is preparing herself for college. On a normal day she goes with the flow of school but when a test is around the corner Shih’s gears start to move.

Aside from her academic grind, Shih tells off how the piano and flute take up a lot of her free time. “I go to a private school,” says …
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