Student blogger Apple Wong of Seminole State College took charge of her health by running on a treadmill and eliminating carbohydrates. She — and her family — have lost weight and kept it off. “In the beginning, I felt every step was hard. I wanted t...
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Sam Kendricks is now the first athlete in the University of Mississippi’s men's track & field history to qualify for multiple Olympiads. He is also the first Ole Miss men's athlete to make the ultra-competitive Team USA twice.
Student blogger Pietro Rossini from Italy took an American road trip this summer (as soon as he was fully vaccinated!) with friend and fellow Xaverian Missionary Diego. They visited Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Wash...
Mel Kanbur from Turkey moved to Seattle, WA, at 17 years old with strong opinions about other people. Through exposure to Seattle’s diversity, she learned to be more open minded.
Johnny Nezha — a marketing student at Los Angeles City College — came to America to study and unexpectedly was forced into growing up along the way, “morphing from an overprotected childhood… to adulting.”
Johnny Nezha was born in Albania, grew up in Italy, and now lives and studies in Los Angeles, California. He is inspired by feeling “the young blood pumping through this country’s veins.”
Transformative faculty is about having staff members who will be more than common school employees, but who will be able to make you feel at home even when you are not and who will do everything in their power to make sure you have a great college ex...
What do you do when you feel stressed, tired, lonely, estranged, fed-up, at sea? Have you ever felt like “I need an escape?” Create your own “escape window!”
Apple Wong is currently an English-language student at Seminole State College in Sanford, Florida. She writes about cooking for her children during the pandemic, baking a cake for a friend, and the lessons she learned. Apple says, “I cook for my fami...
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.
Live life to the fullest and try all the possible things you have planned, which might take a while to achieve, but it is all about organization, perseverance, and embracing the journey.
Even though I am an international student, my design portfolio, creativity, and ambition to gain real-life experience helped me get the internship, and I am beyond happy I took one step further to become the architect I envision myself.
“Au pairs have their way to create communities,” Flum said. “But there is not something like that for families. That’s something that could be improved in this experience.”
Dreaming is sometimes very amazing. When one of my dreams comes true, I think it is the result of destiny
“But this pandemic has taught me many things,” Diego said. “I learned to trust in God and in His plans for us!”
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.
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...
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...
When it comes to deciding your future education, Kallie recommends having patience and taking your time; there is no time limit to getting your degree. She had the mindset of getting a degree and enrolling in university classes right away after gradu...
This is my first time being really far away from home to an almost different world. I found myself in the Midwest USA state, Iowa. Yes, one of the coldest states in the U.S.
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.
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