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Baltimore welcomes the future of higher education for the annual NASPA 2014 Conference

Over a thousand undergraduate, graduate, and working professionals from all across the United States gathered for the annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference, this year held in Baltimore, Maryland. According to its official website, the NASPA organization was founded in 1919 as the “Conference of Deans and Advisers of Men” and has [...]

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Find Your Success

It is rather interesting how our experiences in life shape and mold us into the people we are today. It creates what we call “character,” which is a huge part of our personalities. In the midst of them, we often complain about our struggles and hardships. If those struggles and hardships never occurred, how could [...]

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9-1-1 Emergency: Rutgers New Crime Alert Initiative

Recently, The Star Ledger’s Kelly Heyboer published an article, about a new initiative established by Rutgers University-Newark campus to alert students of crimes that occur in areas surrounding the campus as well as the areas most frequented by students, such as train stations and subway stations throughout Newark. The New Brunswick campus also began to [...]

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Do What You Love: A Personal Narrative

“We look up to you as our teachers and our leaders, How are we supposed to achieve success? If the person that is supposed to be our biggest fan is never in the bleachers? It’s like chasing a dream with the coach that has no faith in the team…. Ask them [your children] what their [...]

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An Orientation of Leaders

To be honest, I didn’t know what to expect coming to my first on-boarding orientation for The Gem Project nonprofit organization on Saturday, March 1st. I arrived at the North End Branch of the Newark Public Library and settled in at a waiting area with three other young women who were also waiting for the [...]

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The SAT—REMIXED!!

According to the New York Times, the forever dreaded SAT test has finally been revamped! These changes are set to take permanent effect within the next two years. The College Board determined that the SAT needed to undergo major revisions in order to accommodate this new generation of young people going into four-year colleges and [...]

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Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “When people go to work, they shouldn’t have to leave their hearts at home.” – Betty Bender

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “The leadership instinct you are born with is the backbone. You develop the funny bone and the wishbone that go with it.” – Elaine Agather

Lead. Be Strong–

  • “What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” – Kurt Vonnegut