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Note: These stories are from Represent and its sister publication, YCteen, which is written by New York City public high school students.
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Marlo has held eight jobs between ages 14 and 21. Each one teaches him something about work success, which he shares along with interviewing tips. (full text)
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Career counselor Katherine Jo marks up the résumé of a young job-seeker and explains what employers want to see. (full text)
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The author has odd jobs and public assistance, but cannot make ends meet, so she sells sex for money. After a few months, she decides the emotional toll is too great. (full text)

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