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Leadership Experience Lucy (far right of photo) serving in Mwandi

Guilt Gets You Nowhere

I was born into a life of privilege. I did nothing to earn an advantage in life but I have one none the less. This summer, I became more aware of my privilege and was challenged to cope with the guilt I feel for having it. Mwandi is a rural…

Leadership Experience Nick Johnson working for the Paris Review

Publishing’s Paradox

One of the most common lines I heard this summer in reference to the literary world was its hesitance to change. Understandably so: publishing revenue margins are diminishing with every poetic word you and I read online, yet some people cannot relinquish the sensation of a physical book. Online content…

Leadership Experience a sample of growth in mindset

Growth Mindset: The Growth Leadership Series Part 2

Have you ever found yourself saying, “I suck at this job,” or “I’m so smart,” or “I’m bad at math.” These phrases and statements are common – we all make similar assertions from time to time. They offer a fixed way of viewing ourself. The danger is this type of thinking…

Leadership Experience The skyline of Singapore

Leadership Development Abroad

Most college students prefer enjoying their study abroad time by exploring new cultures, eating the most delicious food possible and meeting authentic people. It is, of course, unconventional to see exchange students sleeping in front of their laptops worrying about what internships they are applying to, how to plan their…

Leadership Experience Staff at the Children's Hospital in Zinga, Tanzania

Practicing Medicine in Tanzania

ZINGA – TANZANIA – This summer, I traveled to Tanzania to spend six weeks working at The Children’s Hospital at Zinga. The rural village of Zinga is located on the Eastern coast of Tanzania, about an hour and a half drive north of Dar Es Salaam. I spent six weeks…

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