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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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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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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Internship Chronicles: (Meet Bunmi)- Designed a project using photoshop!

[VOLUNTEER NOW]-[PROGRAMS] -[UPCOMING EVENTS]- [TEAM BLOG]-[PHOTOS] Each week The Gem Project staff allows interns to document their experiences about what they’ve learned throughout their volunteer experience. We have chosen to share their work with our organization with you. It gives you, our supporters, an opportunity to see what we’re working on weekly.           [...]

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Lead. Be Brazen–

  • “How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank

Lead. Be Resilent–

  • “The world belongs to the energetic.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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