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Jan 17 2014

Mixed feelings

I love college access work. I love watching mindsets about postsecondary education evolve over time. I love that it’s my job┬áto sit down one-on-one with students and listen to their stories, their thoughts, their concerns, their dreams. I love seeing students laugh and applaud when acceptances start rolling in. Really, I love all of it.…

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Jan 07 2014

Making a statement

MH was an enigma. On paper, he seemed like a model student: 3.73 GPA, 1400 SAT score, 92% attendance. But in person, he was distant, sarcastic, and noncommittal. When asked about his personal life or postsecondary plans, he would change the subject; if pressed, he would insist he was going to become a world-famous rapper…

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Sep 04 2013


Hello world! I’m back from a three month long blogging hiatus, during which I: finished the school year in Providence, said goodbye to my colleagues, friends, students, and packed my life into four boxes served as NYC Institute’s Director of Data Management and met some amazingly talented and dedicated educators along the way moved into…

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