Posts tagged "college"
to the students who live in two worlds

to the students who live in two worlds

  to you first-generation, first-born, first in the family, low-income students out there i feel you.
Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

Looking at Colleges While Low-Income

  Last May, I had a handful of college acceptance letters and a decision to make. Or so I told myself. The truth was, the decision had been made for me. It had been made the day I received my last financial aid letter, the day I neatly listed the cost of attendance for each...
Goodbye Whiteness

Goodbye Whiteness

  I remember the excitement and chaos that made up the fall of my senior year of high school. The college app process was in full swing. I was getting  brochures by the dozen, analyzing financial aid packages and drafting essays for all the potential schools I wanted to attend. Most of these schools had...
How to be a Rad Woman: An interview with Kate Schatz

How to be a Rad Woman: An interview with Kate Schatz

  Kate Schatz is a proclaimed feminist, writer, editor, and educator. She is the author of the popular children’s book, Rad American Women A-Z, which was published by City Lights earlier this year. She was also my Literary Arts teacher in highschool!
To Warn or Not to Warn

To Warn or Not to Warn

Illustration by Ari  Books are incredibly powerful. They have the ability to, with a limited number of letters, make a person cry, scream, laugh, or do all three at once. Not to mention teachers. The right teacher can set someone on a path for life, and can really change a person for the better. These...