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    #1

    studenthood

    Cherish the speldndid high school life and you'll harvest a fulfilling studenthood.

    Is the underlined "studenthood" correctly written? I guess it comes from childhood,

    Is it acceptable? If not, what should I replace with?

    Thanks!

    Jason

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    Re: studenthood

    No, but I can't think of a suitable replacement. I would say something like "your student years will be fulfilling." (note: splendid)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    #3

    Re: studenthood

    Or perhaps "your time as a student will be fulfilling".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: studenthood

    However, I sort of like "studenthood" (even if the term does not really exist). I mean: parenthood, childhood, brotherhood, so "studenthood" would seem to have a place there .
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    #5

    Re: studenthood

    Worse words have been coined than this one. But right now, if you use it, it will be considered a mistake by many.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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