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It all starts with a dream ! 👩‍🎓

Three years ago, I had the dream of pursuing my Master’s degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. At that time, I had no idea how I would make this dream come true. 650 more words

One Day At A Time

卒業式:Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 3)

Stairs. My high school graduation is a vague memory. When I looked at The US Graduation Program, I misremembered the salutatorian and forgot the student council president. 544 more words

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卒業式: Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 2)

A few days before the graduation ceremony, both Japanese students and those from the US practice. In the States, I remember being told to note the classmate before and after me, as members of the top 10% are not in alphabetical order. 421 more words

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卒業式: Comparing Japan and the USA's High School Graduation Ceremonies (Part 1)

To my Japanese friends: 卒業おめでとう (sotsugyou omedetou, happy graduation)! Today is March 1, graduation day for most secondary education institutions in Japan. The fiscal and academic year begins April 1. 484 more words

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To My High School Grad: Where Did the Time Go?

As I sit and reflect upon your recent commencement ceremony, I can’t help but feel “ambivalently nostalgic.”  I am happy for you and proud of you.  169 more words

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