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Graduation Pictures!

And just like that 4 years are over. You are now looking at a TexasEx, a UT alum. I had a wonderful undergraduate career. It unleashed my leadership potential and shaped me into the person I am today.

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June 6, 2011 | | 1 Comment

Graduation pictures

Thought you might like to see some graduation photos done by my friend Moyo Oyelola …

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June 5, 2011 | | 1 Comment

4 Things to remember before going into teaching…

Ironically, the day after I came back from my TFA Preview Weekend, I bumped into a former teacher of mine. Ms. Van Zandt was my U.S. History teacher in high school. It felt like I had come full circle. I was finishing college and was about to become a teacher like she had been. She [...]

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April 18, 2011 | | 1 Comment

TFA Preview Weekend

Last weekend or so, I went to Houston for Teach for America’s Preview Weekend. I got to meet TFA Corps members incoming, current, and outgoing. It was awesome to get to sit down with them and pick their brains about the whole teaching experience.

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April 18, 2011 | | Comments Off

My Spring Break: GoodPhil, the pool, and my pillow

Hey everyone, I have been craaaaazy busy!
Ok, let me give you a recap of my life thus far, going back to Spring Break. But before you get excited, please realize a few things about me:

I am an RA. I had to work half of my spring break week (until Wednesday)
I am 21 years old, but [...]

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April 1, 2011 | | Comments Off

Facebook etiquette

In my four years here at UT, I have met a bajillion people. Fortunately, I am good with faces. I can recognize someone if I have met them even only one time. But, my skills are put to the test when it comes to Facebook.

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February 21, 2011 | | 1 Comment

I WILL Teach for America

Last semester, I applied for Teach for America. On Tuesday, I found out that I was accepted and placed in Houston, teaching grades 4-8th. This is exactly what I wanted!

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January 27, 2011 | | 4 Comments

No room for Senioritis!

It’s my last semester of senior year! I just had my last first day of my undergraduate semester! I’m getting ready for graduation, but I can’t relax just yet.

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January 21, 2011 | | Comments Off

New Student Activity Center video mini-tour

Welcome back everyone!
I hope you all had a great break and are ready to start off the school year on a good note. If you haven’t already noticed, the campus has changed a little. One of the new places I visited was the SAC. I was very impressed.

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January 21, 2011 | | Comments Off

Do You Speak Longhornese? UT Lingo

Welcome Back Everyone! A special hello to my newly transferred Longhorns

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January 9, 2011 | | Comments Off

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