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Restlessness at Commencement

Saturday May 14th 2016 I, along with my cohort, graduated from Miami University. It was a cold and blustery day on that Saturday afternoon. The chill was more akin to early November, not mid-May. 500 more words

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My First Application Season

I survived my first application season as a Pre-Nursing advisor since taking on this role in November! I wanted to take a little bit of time to reflect on the process, as well as share some lessons learned and takeaways from my first season. 673 more words

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With every major transition, the inevitable packing of boxes, donating of old clothes not worn in years, and the puzzle of fitting everything into a car is always in the mind of folks as they transition out of an experience.  388 more words

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On Searching

During my posting hiatus, I was immersed in the job search. I had a few on-campuses and a great deal of time to sit and reflect. 514 more words

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Intrusive #acadv and At-Risk Students

I never really imagined myself as an intrusive practitioner, especially in advising. I have always been of the opinion that my students are adults, that they have an understanding of the resources offered to them, and that they should be provided with the freedom to make their own decisions 482 more words

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The Small Moments

“Looking back, I realize that it wasn’t about the events themselves that we were planning and putting on, but about the experiences and processes we went through.”

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White Privilege and Understanding White Fragility

I’m going to start this post off by saying I can only speak to my own experiences and observations of people with seemingly same levels of privilege. 2,454 more words