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A New Journey Is About to Begin

I am excited to be in this new reality and enjoy as much as I can at this stage of my life. It will definitely require more focus, work, determination and study, but I am hoping to absorb as much information as possible so I can be prepared to be the best professional I can to help people through my future career. Read more

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Where Have Your Decisions Taken You?

Almost three years ago, I decided to come to the United States as an au pair. At that time, I was working as an elementary school teacher in Mexico, and honestly, the process of deciding to quit my job to come to the United States was hard. I believe that part of what made it hard was that I was used to making decisions based on other people's opinions. Read more

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Boundaries, When to Draw the Line


As humans we are bound to make or have relationships with others. We naturally live in, by, and with these bonds, in various settlements of our lives. We let people in and out of our lives voluntarily and somewhat not, all depending on circumstances and seasons, maybe. Read more

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You Can Do It!

“When I came here, I was so excited. However, I found many differences from my country,” she commented. For example, Jeimmy missed having lunch with her family every Sunday, as she used to have in Colombia. Read more

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Dream, Dream Big

While a teenager, I had dreamed about studying in America for several years. Because of the great influence American movies have all around the world, I have always pictured myself going to university campus, like the ones in “Gossip Girl” and “Legally Blonde,” and having a locker just for myself. Read more