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Life Lessons From The Snowy Desert

It’s been eleven years since the first and latest time I had to bypass the grapevine heading south to avoid a snowstorm.

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Why I Don’t Tell People To Go To College Anymore

The heavy breath was shaky as it struggled to push out words that were too nervous to reach my ears. There was a brief pause before my friend revealed her confession. “Jas, I don’t think college is for me.”

Radio Talk Shows and Internships: The Importance of Using Post Secondary Resources Before Entering the Job Force

I ended up getting the chance to sit down and speak with a professional contact, whom I met while working on a research project for graduate…

Coloring With Crayons And Growing Up

A friend had recently called me in a panic to voice her concerns about the near future. I answered my ringing phone and spoke through the…

Why Tom Hanks And I Agree That Community College Should Be Free

Gone are the days when young adults didn’t need a high school diploma to get a great job. Many job requirements call for a diploma along…

Stormageddon and Rainy Days

“They’re calling it ‘Stormageddon,’” she said while scrolling through her Twitter feed. “Oh dear, now people are thinking the drought is over.” I laughed as she…

“W” is for Waitlisted

The Thing About These Recent Tuition and Fee Hikes For Education The estimated costs of attending college in the University Of California school system for undergraduates…

The Real Trouble With Parking On Campus

“As of 2013, there were a total of 8,640 student parking spaces on campus…Enrollment for the fall 2013 semester was 38,325,” according to information gathered by…

Things I Have Learned From Blogging

Sometime in 2009 I sat down at a computer, created a Blogspot account and began publishing posts to the web. At the time, the recent economic…

“B” is for Blogging

Writers of Kern Blogging Challenge (A-Z) When I was in architecture school, there was a class that focused on teaching us how to use this interesting…

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