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Breaking Boundaries with Teach for Philippines

Breaking Boundaries with Teach for Philippines

As members of the next generation, it's our responsibility to take action for situations, where we can make a difference. Even the smallest of actions can make the biggest impact ...

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Wheels of the Bus

Wheels of the Bus

I had just got on the bus when I read my brother’s message, asking me to write something for the Global Youth Journal. I had been meaning to, but I just had not found the inspirat ...

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The Prime Goal: To graduate University as fast as possible

The Prime Goal: To graduate University as fast as possible

Check out the first post of Cynthia's Life Aspirations' Series here: http://www.globalyouthjournal.com/the-pursuit-of-happiness/ The Prime Goal: To graduate University as fast as ...

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The Melancholic Smile

The Melancholic Smile

If you’ve played enough video games or watched enough TV shows or read enough books, then I’m sure you’re familiar with the trope, “Hidden Depths”. If you’re not, Hidden Depths me ...

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Extraordinarily Ordinary: BlueSEAL 2014

Extraordinarily Ordinary: BlueSEAL 2014

It’s not everyday that we encounter extraordinary people. Out of the approximately seven billion people who currently exist in this world, how many of them do we know? How many of ...

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What Teachers Make

What Teachers Make

Back in eighth grade, when I had just started learning that not all poems came in rhyming four-line stanzas, I came across a slam poem by Taylor Mali entitled “What Teachers Make” ...

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Being afraid….”How much of a difference can we really make?”

Being afraid….”How much of a difference can we really make?”

In an attempt to stay somewhat up-to-date with what’s happening in my country, I follow a handful of news accounts on Twitter. I find this to be a fast, simple, and efficient way ...

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The Anatomy of Perfect

The Anatomy of Perfect

A year ago, I believed in the need to find that “perfect” girl who would fit my every standard of “perfect” to the dot. She would be tall with brunette hair and a slim built simil ...

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The Pursuit of Happiness

The Pursuit of Happiness

  Everyone is born for a purpose, while there are spiritual reasons there are also ‘human’ or worldly reasons. A simple worldly reason is to fulfill your life aspiration, or ...

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Searching for an Internship

Searching for an Internship

Dear (Company’s name) Please accept me as your intern. Pretty, preeetttttttty please? I am not in college, nor do I have any relevant experience….in fact, I am not qualified in an ...

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