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The Backlog of Descriptions of Chilean Life + Skydiving Is the Easy Part

The Backlog of Descriptions of Chilean Life + Skydiving Is the Easy Part

This post is part of an ongoing series of blog entries by Anjie D (FG3), a Junior at Barnard College writing about her experiences studying abroad in Chile. Here's an excerpt of her latest musings.

La Vida Cotidiana; or, The Little Things I Haven’t Mentioned Yet

Presentations of Learning 2011

Presentations of Learning

Recently First Graduate's high school students delivered Presentations of Learning (POLs) to a group of their peers, parents, and First Graduate volunteers.
 

11 Days, 6 Flights, 5 Shirts, and 4,400 Meters by Anjie D

11 Days, 6 Flights, 5 Shirts, and 4,400 Meters by Anjie D

This post is part of an ongoing series of blog entries by Anjie D (FG3), a Junior at Barnard College writing about her experiences studying abroad in Chile. Here's an excerpt of her latest musings.

Possibly the best thing about studying abroad in the southern hemisphere in the fall is getting a Spring Break in September of all things. I say this because a week off from classes is exactly what allowed me to have the time of my life traveling through two different South American countries.

Strikes and Extended Family by Anjie D

Strikes and Extended Family by Anjie D

This post is part of an ongoing series of blog entries by Anjie D (FG3), a Junior at Barnard College writing about her experiences studying abroad in Chile. Here's an excerpt of her latest musings.

I hope you North-Hemispherians are enjoying your summer. I’d give anything for a true “beach day” right about now.

A Pothole in the Road: La Huelga

The Other Side of the World is Really the Other Side of the Mirror by Anjie D

The Other Side of the World is Really the Other Side of the Mirror by Anjie D

This post is part of an ongoing series of blog entries by Anjie D (FG3), a Junior at Barnard College writing about her experiences studying abroad in Chile. Here's an excerpt of her latest musings.

Consider this your fair warning: If I intend to do the past week any justice, then this blog entry is going to have to be epically long. I suggest that you make yourself an iced tea and get comfortable.

How an Internship at the U.S. Dept. of Ed. Shaped My Career Goals by Yvette

How an Internship at the U.S. Dept. of Ed. Shaped My Career Goals by Yvette

My Internship at the U.S. Department of Education
By Yvette 
College Senior
School: Harvard

Q: Tell us about an experience you had this summer related to career exploration and/or your educational development?
A: This summer I had an internship at the U.S. Department of Education. I applied for the internship because I wanted to gain insight into education policy. I also studied abroad in South Africa.

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Kelly

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Kelly

Name: Kelly Jimenez
Age: 18
Hometown: San Francisco
College you'll be attending in the fall: City college of San Francisco
Intended major: Sociology

Q: What made you want to go to college?

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Denis

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Denis

Name: Denis
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
College you'll be attending in the fall: San Francisco State
Intended major: Biology
Intended career: Not sure yet but something in the medical field 

Excerpt taken from article in GOOD, "Beating the Odds: First-Generation College Students Prepare for Freshman Year." Read the full article online at http://bit.ly/p6CPXC.

Q: What made you want to go to college?

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Jesus

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Jesus

Name: Jesus 
Hometown: San Francisco
College you'll be attending in the fall: Pepperdine University

Excerpt taken from article in GOOD, "Beating the Odds: First-Generation College Students Prepare for Freshman Year." Read the full article online at http://bit.ly/p6CPXC.

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Charlene

A Perspective: Being a College-Bound Freshman by Charlene

Name: Charlene 
Hometown: San Francisco
College you'll be attending this fall: U.C. Merced

Excerpt taken from article in GOOD, "Beating the Odds: First-Generation College Students Prepare for Freshman Year." Read the full article online at http://bit.ly/p6CPXC.

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