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Higher VS. "Alternative" Education - Beginnings

In my small town community, it’s tradition to find a job as soon as you are able to drive. Nearly everyone goes directly into the workforce following high school, working as electricians, landscapers, mechanics, or some other form of skilled labor. 1,467 more words


How to choose an MSW program?

Returning to school as a professional, was a scary decision. I was worried about how I would find the time to attend classes, complete assignments and intern. 292 more words


Expectations for Social Media

I think it is fair to assume that people’s’ view on social media vary greatly in regards to what it is and it’s place in the world. 588 more words


5 Things I look forward to in grad school

So about 2 weeks ago, I posted a blog about my fears of starting grad school. Today, I thought I’d look on the brighter side :) 417 more words

The two kinds of professors you'll meet

When I was in college, there was this one chemistry professor known for being very tough on students. He was the professor you’ve probably heard about, the one who tells the class that most of them will fail and will have to re-take the course. 1,379 more words


Developing Habits, Developing Minds: What Can Neuroplasticity Do For Composition?

A bevy of scholarship within both the sciences and the humanities have surveyed the implications presented by recent research into the human’s brain’s astounding and only recently-realized levels of neuroplasticicy.   1,944 more words

A rant about perceptions of community college

Back in February 2017, the city of San Francisco became the first in the nation to reach a deal in providing free college tuition at City College. 515 more words