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July 21, 2014

Is Community College Right for You?

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For the past 7 years, I have been giving presentations about community colleges to prospective students. During this time, I have heard many people say that community colleges are not for them, only to be surprised that they are a great fit! I’ve found that many stereotypes of community colleges exist (I held many myself […]

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November 28, 2012

Reflections of a New Mom: Returning to Work

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In the almost 11 months since I’ve been a new mom, during pumping sessions, late night feedings, and stressful work days, I’ve often thought about what I wanted to write in a blog post about being a working mom. Being a working mom, however, has kept me from actually writing anything before now. Anyway, here […]

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July 30, 2012

Tips for New College Students: What I Wish I Knew 10 Years Ago

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Ten years ago I was finishing up my first semester in college. I still remember how I felt that first semester – excited to be entering this new stage in my life and anxious to get to know new people and try new things but at the same time super nervous and full of questions. […]

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November 21, 2011

5 Tips for Creating a Volunteer Program at Work

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Creating a volunteer program at your workplace is not only a fun way to promote a team environment; it’s also a great way to give back to your community. Here are 5 tips I’ve learned this past year from creating a successful program at work. 1. K.I.S.S. or Keep It Simple, Silly When you are […]

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