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Personalized Education

St. Francis College is a huge family, and as a family we care about one another. So, if you ever get accepted at SFC, I can give you my word that you won’t feel lonely or left behind. Read more

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Friendship in Pandemic Times

Eye contact, a sincere smile, and a warm hug were the three ingredients I needed to start a friendship when I was a child. Over time, that list of elements began to grow, but I never thought I would add 6-ft-distance, a mask, and a video call. Read more

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My Next Road Trip Adventure: Yosemite National Park

Don’t be afraid of picking a place you’ve never been before, instead be eager to explore new areas where you can collect the best memories and be inspired by them at the same time! So far I feel ready to take on this new adventure, and I cannot wait to hit the road towards Yosemite! Read more

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A New Journey Is About to Begin

I am excited to be in this new reality and enjoy as much as I can at this stage of my life. It will definitely require more focus, work, determination and study, but I am hoping to absorb as much information as possible so I can be prepared to be the best professional I can to help people through my future career. Read more

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Ending the Semester with 2 Bangs!

Genesee Community College, also known as GCC, is a part of the State University of New York (SUNY) system. SUNY is a large comprehensive system of public colleges and universities in New York State, made up of 64 campuses. Read more

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Networking of a Lifetime

When I decided I wanted to study abroad, the first thing I did was to look for Brazilian students who were pursuing a degree abroad and for staff members who could help me figure out the application process. Read more

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Nothing Is Impossible

Camila has lived for long periods in three different countries so far and speaks four languages. She knows about cultural shocks and how to adapt to a new culture. Read more

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Where Have Your Decisions Taken You?

Almost three years ago, I decided to come to the United States as an au pair. At that time, I was working as an elementary school teacher in Mexico, and honestly, the process of deciding to quit my job to come to the United States was hard. I believe that part of what made it hard was that I was used to making decisions based on other people's opinions. Read more