Hadiya Afzal has not yet been a college student without also full-time campaigning for the midterm elections.
Public speaking was the one loathsome activity I avoided it all costs...I didn't even care if it affected my school grades
I have decided that what makes fundamentalism so vile is not that it perpetuates bigotry and hate, or the way it lacks authenticity by covering life with a veneer of false piety, or even how it erects (white) man-made boundaries to determine who's in and who's out.
My goal is to be admitted to a school that will give me a strong foundation in my academic interests, my career goals, and especially challenge me. The college seminars combined with a level of pressure about college admission college pressure at Lab School make college admission, especially where one is admitted, seem like an ultimate lifetime goal.
Like many parents, I sometimes feel overworked and under appreciated. A golden opportunity presented itself today, and I did not hesitate to take action. My daughter Mabel asked for my help. She was leaving for a rehearsal and needed to respond to a couple of time sensitive emails. When she handed me her laptop she handed me the means of reparation.
The word to watch in the above statement is "concerted". Reading requires an uninterrupted chunk of time during which what
3. Thou shall require check-ins from your teenagers. Prom night is also time meant to be enjoyed and relished by your kids
These thoughts are the result of an illness that we need to address, that we need to talk about. It is a conversation that our society needs to have, a scary conversation but that's what makes it even more important. It is a conversation that will save lives.