“We looked for things that real teens would want to buy. We tested products to see if they would function in real dorm rooms,” says Editor-in-Chief, Ilana Jacqueline. “Are they too big to fit in small spaces? Are they durable enough to handle the wear and tear of a high school student’s back-pack? Could our demographic even afford them?”
The answer for the twenty products selected for this year was a resounding, “yes!”
Some of the products were featured in the Back-to-School photo shoot which, like the rest of the online magazine, was produced entirely by their teen staff.
“Everyone in our company is under the age of 21,” says Jacqueline. “It helps to keep us in touch with our demographic—
The products featured in the Best Products listing include Do Something! by Staples, the proceeds of which help teens find a volunteer outlet to help contribute to social dilemmas. Also included in the list are Staples Glam Rock products, The Whitey Board, The Never Late Executive Alarm Clock, Honey Can Do’s 8 Piece Room and Laundry Organizer and much more!
You can view the complete list at www.todaysteenonline.com along with pictures from the photo shoot!
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Today’s Teen Online gives teens the ability to be published in a national publication. These articles assist them by giving them confidence in their writing abilities, aids their college applications, prepares them for future jobs in the communications industry, and allows them opportunities in media that they might not otherwise have a chance at.
As an extra-curricular academic activity Today’s Teen gives contributers the chance to showcase their skills, discover their passions and use this forum as a cathartic method. They are able to earn community service hours, attend events, and highlight important issues in today’s world.
Unlike many other publications for teens–Today’