In the midst of weakness comes strength

Have you ever failed in doing something? Have you ever gone a certain route and thought that you were going so well that you actually got distracted and failed? I have. Earlier this year, I got myself in a hole from which I thought I could never get out. I am still...

Summer Sixteen at BC

There’s a joke around Boston College that once you get on the campus you never want to leave “the Heights”. Just like Michael Corleone in the Godfather III, every time I’ve tried to leave I get pulled back in. I spent my third consecutive summer on campus not only...

Non traditional move-in

Ever since I could remember, my family and I have lived near the schools we attended. Growing up me and my siblings used to just have to walk across the street to get to school. Now the same is true. I will not be living on campus, or near campus. I will living at...

Summer of Love

Hello I’m First! It is so great to be back and blogging! I am having a great summer! I still cannot believe that I will be starting on my second year of college in less than a month. In the last academic school year, I took a course called, Teaching Culturally and...

My Cinderella shoe internship

This summer I found the Cinderella shoe of an opportunity with the Los Angeles County Department of Health in South Central Los Angeles which is also, coincidentally, my home. I interned right in the heart of my hometown of Compton which was JUST the experience I...
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