I recently wrote this on Facebook. However, I want these words to stay here forever so I’m going to paste the status here. Enjoy –
This is going to be the longest piece I’ve ever written on FB. But I don’t care because these are words I never want to forget.
In the beginning of 2017 I got into a major car accident. The car I was driving barreled into the air and then dropped perpendicular on the freeway: the oncoming cars, the blood dripping down my forehead, blood coming out of my left hand, and the screams on the scene is something I see and hear most nights in my dreams.
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Ever since I wrote a detailed post about “How to Get Into UC Berkeley” I’ve received hundreds of e-mails from students requesting I proofread their personal statements: I always try take the time to help! I’ve met many wonderful students in the process & I’ve even met a few in real life!
A few days ago, I received a different type of letter. This student had an inquiry about the fears of rejection & how to accept rejection. It couldn’t come at a better time (b/c I’m going through a failed project at the moment) & thought it would be best to write my response through a post.
Letter from The Wonderful Student in Florence:
Kathryn – this blogpost is for you! Alright, let’s start this thing!
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Today I finished editing and just published my new video: “New York’s Finest High School & Ramen Noodle Soup!” This post isn’t about a strategy to what I’m going to do to make people watch the video. I wanted to talk about the experience, the students, the lessons I learned, and other things involving teaching (education).
Before we begin, you can view the video below!
Alright, let’s get started.
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