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Tips for Future College Students

Started by Alicia in Advice. Last reply by Jasmine Villa Feb 19. 3 Replies

Scholarships - Any Tips?

Started by Latinitas Intern in Advice. Last reply by Ingrid Vasquez Feb 23. 9 Replies

Dieting And its Negative Effects

Started by Wendy Gonzalez in Hot Topic. Last reply by Karina Gonzalez Oct 31, 2013. 4 Replies

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Started by Yajanetsy Ruano in Advice. Last reply by Mariana Stavig Oct 20, 2013. 2 Replies

Blog Posts

Honesty IS the best policy

Posted by Ingrid Vasquez on April 15, 2014 at 10:45pm 0 Comments

Today I lost my newest pair of headphones. And let me tell you, that was so frustrating. 

You see, I am the worst person with headphones. I will never go anywhere without my headphones. I love mus and believe it truly is a soundtrack to life. So, I usually don't lose my headphones. What does happen though is that they typically do mess up after a while since I store them in all types of places, fall asleep with them on, etc. 

And so today when I lost my headphones I was…

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How do YOU keep organized?

Posted by Ingrid Vasquez on April 13, 2014 at 5:34pm 0 Comments

Hi Latinitas!

Even though I find myself constantly attached to my planner, I find myself forgetting certain things I had planned from time to time. For example, it might forget to write an assignment down and then I find myself extremely angry since I know I am usually really good at organizing stuff but just had one assignment slip my mind.

Therefore, what are other ways you keep organized?

Here are some of the things I have heard my friends do instead of/ in addition…

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College 101: With Freedom Comes Responsibility

Posted by Nina Bonita Santillan on April 13, 2014 at 9:26pm 1 Comment

Leaving high school and the environment and people you’re most familiar with can be both exciting and devastating. Leaving high school and moving on the college doesn’t only mean leaving your parents’ supervision, it means taking on responsibilities that you may not have ever thought about when you thought of leaving to college. 

More than likely, to all those getting ready to leave to college this coming fall, have thought about how you’ll have so much more…

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My Ring Day!

Posted by Nina Bonita Santillan on April 12, 2014 at 12:27pm 0 Comments

When I first arrived to Texas A&M University, my freshman year, the day I would receive my Aggie ring seemed so unreal. It felt so far away and now, three years later, I have finally earned it after so many years of hard work. My family came to celebrate my accomplishments with me. Even though this isn’t exactly my graduation day, I still feel so accomplished and that after all the tears, all-nighters, and foreign professors who barely know how to speak English, it has finally paid…

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Dealing with a Motherly Loss

Posted by Polet Espinoza on April 9, 2014 at 2:30pm 1 Comment

On Sunday, I went out with a friend to eat dinner, we were laughing, sharing stories, and having a good time. While we were trading stories, I found out that her mother had passed away. She told me like nothing had happened. She didn't give it much importance, but the way I saw it was that I couldn't even imagine going through that, I am so happy and blessed to still have my mother with me. I couldn't think of what I would do if she weren't.…

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Easter Snack

Posted by Vanessa Aguirre on April 10, 2014 at 11:30am 1 Comment

So Easter is coming up and I found a cute snack! These bites are really easy to make, taste good (in my opinion), and look elegantly simple. They look pretty enough for a party and are easy enough to make for a quick snack.

These are crackers topped with strawberry yogurt and halved strawberry slices, but…

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Communicating in a team

Posted by Ingrid Vasquez on April 11, 2014 at 9:41am 0 Comments

Have you ever had to work in a team? Have you ever had issues come up while working in a team?

If you answered yes to any of these questions,don't feel bad. It's OK. Sometimes issues will arise from working in a team and it does not mean anything bad. It just means that you need to make sure you understand how to communicate effectively in a team and use this skill to raise your concerns to your other team members.

Are you shy like me? If so, I understand this might seem like…

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Keep Records of EVERYTHING

Posted by Nancy Jessenia Gomez on March 30, 2014 at 11:32pm 0 Comments

Now that I am graduating, it is always amazing to reflect on where you were before you started any big journey. And, since Middle School I always kept a journal or notebook where I wrote down big events. I also love taking pictures to remember important moments in my life. Well, I am so SO grateful I did. Because going back and reading my fears and goals, has given me that motivation needed to finish the race strong. To be able to see how far that race really was, as well as to see all the…

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My Motivating Talks to Myself

Posted by Polet Espinoza on April 8, 2014 at 6:00am 1 Comment

Every now and then I get those little motivating rages. For example, one day I'm thinking "Tomorrow morning, I'm going to wake up early, make myself breakfast, go exercise, get my laundry done, and read ahead for the next class". Then when I actually go to sleep and wake up the next morning I'm more like this "5 more minutes!" Recently, like 5 minutes ago, I had another one of those motivational moments I hope to keep, and it goes a little like…

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On a rainy day ...

Posted by Ingrid Vasquez on April 6, 2014 at 12:12pm 0 Comments

I love the rain. I am the kind of person that enjoys watching the rain fall from the sky, and something really enjoy walking through the rain with an umbrella too. But sometimes, the rain can really stop you from doing plans you might have had or from going outside. So here are some tips on what you can do when it is raining outside .....

1. HOMEWORK - Yay! Homework! OK .... homework is not the most exciting thing to do, but it can be really exciting when you get ahead on your…

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Nina Bonita Santillan posted a blog post

It'll Be Worth It

So being that this is a holiday weekend and everyone has made their way back to their hometown to spend priceless time with their families, it is only natural to feel a little jealous if people like me have to stay in their college town either because their hometown is too far or they have finish up some work for their classes. In my case, I fit both of this criteria.I live about 5-6 hours away from my hometown depending on traffic, and I have an essay due on Tuesday for my English class. Since…See More
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Nina Bonita Santillan posted a blog post

What Makes a Good Friend?

We all want to have good friends—someone we can spend our spare time with, someone we can confide in, someone we can laugh with. But we need to also make sure we are “good friend” material ourselves. So what really makes a good friend?1.   Show that you really care.True friendship implies that you are committed to your relationship with that other person, showing that you truly care. It requires sacrifice and effort but well worth it if it means having a close relationship with someone you care…See More
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Ingrid Vasquez posted a blog post

Stress & a little bit of happiness

Hi Latinitas,I don't know about all of you, but I have so much going on at the moment. Yet, I'm actually still kind of really happy. Why? I don't really know. I have always been a person that stresses out real easily, but somehow I have learned to accept the fact that everything will be ok.I am beginning to learn to take a moment to breathe and accept the fact that things happen for a reason. But if you work to make all your dreams and goals happen, they will. Stress is natural. At one point on…See More
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Sara Eunice Martinez posted a blog post

So Hard Work Actually Does Pay Off

Good Morning everybody! I have great news as my first blog post!BUT first... Maybe a quick introduction? *Cough* Ahem... So my name is Sara Eunice Martinez, you can just call me Sara. Residence: I have been living in Austin, Texas my whole life. School: I currently go to the University of Texas in Austin. Sophomore & I happen to be a transfer student from Austin Community College. Dreams: Currently, my major is undeclared and I am waiting for June to hear if I am eligible for…See More
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Ingrid Vasquez commented on Nina Bonita Santillan's blog post College 101: With Freedom Comes Responsibility
""With freedom comes responsibility" .... so very true. "
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Honesty IS the best policy

Today I lost my newest pair of headphones. And let me tell you, that was so frustrating. You see, I am the worst person with headphones. I will never go anywhere without my headphones. I love mus and believe it truly is a soundtrack to life. So, I usually don't lose my headphones. What does happen though is that they typically do mess up after a while since I store them in all types of places, fall asleep with them on, etc. And so today when I lost my headphones I was literally so sad. I have…See More
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Nancy Jessenia Gomez posted a blog post

My I Am Poem.

Because April is Poetry Month. I want to share this I AM poem model, I came across it last year, and now I always give it to people to fill out, and make their own. You can be as deep as you want or as funny as you want. You can always change it, ALL up to you! I Am PoemMy name isI amI come fromMine is the color ofI am a doctor of(/in)My loveMy passionI believe No matter  _________________, I always _________________________ .Be warned! _________________________________________________ .I am a…See More
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