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I am woman, hear me (and my stomach) roar- Day 3

DISCLAIMER: Today was a total cheat day. I returned from the TFA Gala around 11:15 tonight, after a night of schmoozing with potential donors (but mostly socializing with other corps members), feasting on a salad primarily composed of Burrata cheese, along with a salmon dinner and a dessert buffet of macaroons and other delicacies. 363 more words

I am woman, hear me (and my stomach) roar- Day 2

Today is the second day of my “cleanse.”

I am starting to get sick- which is preposterous because I was sick 2-3 weeks ago. Grades and NP plans are due tomorrow and I’m fairly hopeless about finishing both of these things on time. 59 more words

Chapter One: The Next Steps

I thought there was nothing I wanted more than to return to Phoenix and be with my family after spending the past three years in Tucson.  842 more words

New Mexico

United Students Against Sweatshops Pushes to Kick Teach For America Off College Campuses

United Students Against Sweatshops, a national college student-organizing group, wants Teach For America to stop recruiting on college campuses. Read the full story at… 61 more words


Sorry it has been nearly two whole months since writing a blog post or indicating that I’m alive in any way at all, it’s just that a lot of things have been happening and I’ve been working on this whole thing called “Keeping Things To Myself Until They Actually Come to Fruition.” BUT now that things have come to fruition I can share, which is my favorite thing to do as a notorious over-share-er. 286 more words

Delta Gamma

16 Things People Have Said in Response to Accepting TFA Mississippi

  1. That will be really hard. –No shit, thanks for the reminder. 
  2. Oh wow… Ok.– Please stop judging me with your eyes. 
  3. Have you explored other options?
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Young Adult

Senior Year Reflections on Teach for America

Ever since I first learned about Teach for America, I knew I wanted to participate. Social action, teaching, working with underprivileged kids…I wanted to be Hillary Swank from Freedom Writers. 822 more words

Education Opportunity