Category Archives: Volunteer

Mentoring for success

January is often a time for fresh starts. It is a time when many of us embark on a mission to lose weight, get organized, become a better friend, or prepare for a new job.  We often take this time … Continue reading

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What to do with your major

Graduation is looming, seniors. Do you know what you’ll do with your major? If your major is something general — the kind that lends itself to graduate school, like psychology , sociology or English — what happens if you don’t go… Continue reading

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A spring break alternative

I’m very intrigued by the concept of Alternative Spring Break , which encourages young adults (18- to 24-year-olds) to engage in meaningful volunteer service instead of heading for the beach to party. Generally the programs run in late February and throughout… Continue reading

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A new box of crayons

Even though I’m not in school anymore, and I don’t have kids of my own, I love to shop for school supplies. In both the big-box stores  and the independent drug stores across America, aisles are filled with wide-ruled notebooks,… Continue reading

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