Graduate students in the Gillings School of Global Public Health created an app called "Real Talk," which uses credible sources to expose middle school students to sex education.
Staff writer Emily Galvin asked students to travel back to their awkward days of adolescence and recall how they were taught sex education.
First-year public policy major
"I think I found out about what sex was from friends, and we learned about the implications of sex in school but didn't really talk about sex itself. It was more focused on scary things like STDs and pregnancy."