Resources for CUNY students—or anyone—on school, work, and life

Medical Apartheid

Hey guys, I would like to share this interview with you guys. This interview was intriguing to me because it showed how the US government and the medical community have victimized African Americans, even after the abolition of slavery. We don’t learn certain histories about marginalized and oppressed groups in the public educational system, we learn about them in College. Continuing this further, there were medical experimentation abuse and neglect

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Social Innovation, Drug Policy, and Philanthropic Opportunities

Peace, love, and light to all my fellow colleagues as we close out another challenging semester! However, this only designates that it’s time to get your extracurricular hustle on. If you have checked out any of my posts, you will see that I have some notable accolades to my name. Well, let me be the first to tell you that those accolades were a result of endless application submissions to

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Who’s my Leader?

I believe everyone come to this world with a purpose of being a leader intentionally or unintentionally. You become a leader with the time. It is a learning process which you learn everyday to be a better leader. My point is leaders are born with the purpose of leading but they are made with a lot of practice and time. Often times, we connect this idea of leadership with the power.

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Happiness: Where did it go?

I want to discuss about one of the most important issues in our society: Depression. What is it? I googled the word depression and this what I found. Depression (major depressive disorder) is a common and serious medical illness that negatively affects how you feel, the way you think and how you act. Fortunately, it is also treatable. Depression causes feelings of sadness and/or a loss of interest in activities

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My Fall 2018 Semester

I am assuming that I might be the last one posting about my Fall semester journey. I am glad that I have the whole picture of my Fall semester. We all are pretty close to the end of this semester. I remember, I got the acceptance letter from this program during my summer break. I was excited thinking of so many thing I would be learning from this program. I

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Inequality of Income

Do you sometimes feel that you no matter how hard you work you are still at the same place as you were before. Some people feel that they are poor and it’s hard to pay the next bill or put food on the table. However, there are people that are richer than you and way poorer than you in the United States. You’d have to make $421,926 to be in

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John Jay College Resources

Hi all, This is Steven Pacheco from John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Below are some useful resources (with contacts when applicable) to help you excel throughout your time there: Student Council – This is our student government body. I was the former VP, and elected-then-resigned President for this academic year. Makeda Jordan is the Student Council liaison between Council and Club Row. At least join a committee if you aren’t

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Keeping a Calendar….

One skill I have been able to develop in my school years has been being able to keep a calendar and staying organized. While also prioritizing the things in my calendar. Keeping a calendar, helps me plan better for future dates. While being a student and having a busy schedule I have found helpful the app Wunderlist. It’s a free app that allows you to keep your to-do list updated,

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How to Prepare for an Interview

Most people dread the interview with a company, but it is a way for you to bring your resume and your personal experiences to spotlight. It gives them the opportunity to get to know you and for you to show them why your a great fit. Once you learn the basics on how to prepare for the interview, it will be a breeze! One big thing you can do to

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Finding a Balance Between Good Health and Productivity

This semester had unprecedented challenges. When I look back at my first blog post, I can tell that maybe there was a part of me that sensed self-care would become a priority this term–not that it hadn’t been a priority, but it’s importance was much more significant than it had been in recent years. I began the Fall semester with ambition, motivation, and high aspirations for myself. This isn’t different

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