Young Entrepreneur: The First Entrepreneurship Program for Youngsters in Egypt

Young Entrepreneur: The First Entrepreneurship Program for Youngsters in Egypt

iSpark is launching the first entrepreneurship competition for high school students in Egypt called Young Entrepreneur, with the help of USAID and the Ministry of Trade. The program aims to enable each student to pursue their passions through entrepreneurship.     Students will enter the program in teams of 3-5 and will be given a full […]

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

Literally Just 34 Memes About Thanaweya Amma

by Shams Farid

Growing up, Thanaweya Amma was going to be the death of me. I worried so much about getting really bad scores; mainly because of my mom’s shouting, and what my neighbors will think of me.   In the age of Insta Stories and konafa bel avocado, everyone still feels the same about Thanaweya Amma — […]

11 Types of People You’ll Meet at an International School in Cairo

11 Types of People You’ll Meet at an International School in Cairo

By Laila Gamaleldin

International schools can sometimes feel like a world of their own. There’s a ton of strange rules, but the education you receive is top-notch. With a unique space, however, come unique people. Here are a few of them:     1. The Sha3by Fanatic   Their role models in life are Oka and Ortega. They […]

6 Places Where High School Students Can Intern

6 Places Where High School Students Can Intern

By Nouran Samer

Here in Egypt, it’s very hard for high school students to intern anywhere, as most companies look for college students and graduates. So this is for all you high school students looking forward to getting a glimpse into the adult life. For those who are interested in doing charity work:   UNICEF    UNICEF was […]

Dear Thanaweya Amma Students, Don’t Screw Up By Letting Your Parents Dictate Your Future

Dear Thanaweya Amma Students, Don’t Screw Up By Letting Your Parents Dictate Your Future

University admission is almost over and every fresh graduate is biting his nails. This is the month when they make the biggest decision of their lives. How on earth canare an 18 year old get to know what he is good at when most young Egyptians are sheltered at home? How does a student decide to […]

11 Things We Learn from Going to a Private School in Cairo

11 Things We Learn from Going to a Private School in Cairo

By Eman Khalil

No matter what school you go or went to in Cairo, there are certain things we get used to that don’t actually happen in schools abroad. We are quite privileged to have lived in a city where time doesn’t really matter that much, AKA having to be at school by 8am actually meant let’s think […]

17 Types of People You Remember from High School

17 Types of People You Remember from High School

For every time you were reminiscing and almost thought you missed high school, the good and the bad memories come back to you. But mostly bad. Here are some of the reasons that made your high school life suck so much…or rather the people.     1. The Rich Boy   He’s the spawn of […]

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

Why Thanaweya Amma is Designed for You to Fail

I had the complete freedom to choose my high school education system. My mother always encouraged Thanaweya Amma for a reason I came to realize later – that I’d be able to go through pretty much anything in life and not break down. I have turned into a steel woman thanks to Thanaweya Amma. For […]