Scholarship opportunity | Bryan Cameron Education Foundation

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This is a phenomenal scholarship program offered by a very generous foundation. If you or someone you know is graduating from high school with the Class of 2018, consider applying for this (very) generous award.

Source: Scholarship Description – Bryan Cameron Education Foundation

There is no ‘ideal’ college experience  | Webster Journal

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This woman’s experience of college is unique, but that’s precisely her point: so is everyone else’s. A great, quick read to remind us all that choosing to live our best life starts with us, not with what we see on social media.

Source: Haley’s House: There is no ‘ideal’ college experience – Webster JournalWebster Journal

High school teacher tells graduating students: “You’re not special” | NY Daily News

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High school teacher tells graduating students: “You’re not special” | NY Daily News.

“Yes, you’ve been pampered, cosseted, doted upon, helmeted, bubble-wrapped,” McCullough said in his speech. “Yes, capable adults with other things to do have held you, kissed you, fed you, wiped your mouth, wiped your bottom, trained you, taught you, tutored you, coached you, listened to you, counseled you, encouraged you, consoled you and encouraged you again. You’ve been nudged, cajoled, wheedled and implored. You’ve been feted and fawned over and called sweetie pie. … But do not get the idea you’re anything special. Because you’re not.”

Driving the point home, he added, “Think about this: even if you’re one in a million, on a planet of 6.8 billion that means there are nearly 7,000 people just like you.”

Wow. What an amazing point that needs to be made.
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