Exploring the Other Side of Town

This summer I’ve been busy working in Downtown LA (the other side of town) as an intern for Teach For America. When I first realized I would be in Downtown I was both super scared and super excited. I was scared because I wasn’t used to navigating the area- Westwood definitely is not as populated…

Internship Opportunities and Class Credit

While the classes I have taken on campus at UCLA have been incredibly valuable, one of the best experiences I have had is my internship class at a local elementary school. My goal is ultimately to become a teacher and having the chance to intern at an elementary for class credit has been absolutely amazing….

Just the Beginning

This upcoming week is my last week at UCLA…it is so eerie just to type that out. Just three years ago, I was just about to graduate high school and discover college land. I was so scared. Three years later, I am in the same position. I am about to graduate college and moving on…

Week 5- Halfway done with Undergrad!

This week brings Week 5! That means that I am halfway done with my Undergraduate ¬†years as a student at UCLA. This is definitely ringing a bell that midterms are coming, papers are coming, graduation event-planning is coming, and graduation itself is upon us. It seems like Spring Quarter is flying by! Next thing you…

Working for My Dreams

    Those who know me know that I am constantly busy either with school or work. That’s the typical life of a college student. Either we are working to pay off our fees or we are studying/writing papers. We are constantly busy. This upcoming June I graduate but beforehand, during the last few days…

Teaching for America

This past week has been one of the best weeks of my life. I was notified that I was accepted into Teach for America– a true dream come true. I have always loved being involved in the classroom. Since I was a little kid, I was always intrigued on taking a leadership role in the…