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Thanks for joining the Latinitas community by and for Latina teens 13 & up. In our community, you can read blogs from teen reporters, add your own blog posts, ask for advice, ask questions by creating a discussion and voice your opinion by commenting or blogging about whatever you want. Comment, upload a photo, discuss, add a video, create a group or invite your friends to join. Get started now!


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Gracias por formar parte de la comunidad Latinitas. Aquí tu puedes leer blogs de editoras Latinitas y de reporteras jóvenes; crea una discusión preguntando por algún consejo y da tu opinión comentando sobre lo que tú quieras. Comenta, sube una foto, un video, crea un grupo o invita a tus amigas a que participen. ¡Empieza ahora mismo!


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Tips for Future College Students

Started by Alicia in Advice. Last reply by Jasmine Villa Feb 19, 2014. 3 Replies

Scholarships - Any Tips?

Started by Latinitas Intern in Advice. Last reply by Laura Donnelly Nov 4, 2014. 11 Replies

Dieting And its Negative Effects

Started by Wendy Gonzalez in Hot Topic. Last reply by ivanova Apr 29, 2014. 5 Replies

Resume Tips

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

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Keeping Good Company

Posted by Jackeline on February 23, 2015 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

         When I was in high school I was unsure of what I wanted to do with my life and which college I would attend. All I knew was that I had to start somewhere. I was not very involved in high school or any clubs that they offered but I always made sure to keep my grades up. What I was doing, which was not much was still a lot more than what my peers at the time were doing. For the most part most of my friends at the time were not interested in attending college and they were not used to…

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living in The United States!

Posted by Eunice Miyuki Sanchez Acosta on February 2, 2015 at 11:49am 0 Comments

Hello this is Eunice, hope everyone have a great week. Today I am going to be writing about living in the U.S. I am from a small town in Mexico called Jimenez, Chihuahua. I lived my whole life there, until I finished High School. After that I went to Vancouver, Canada for 9 months and then came to El Paso. When I first got here I was living with my aunt (my dad’s sister) and her two daughters. At the beginning I started taking classes at community college, it was really hard for me because I…

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Latinitas Workshop: Review

Posted by Vianey Reyes on February 2, 2015 at 7:30pm 0 Comments

On January 31, 2015, Latinitas hosted a workshop for young women living in the Border City. Las Latinitas had various activities and booths aimed at educating our girls on body image, mental illness, and much more very important topics. I took it upon myself to get educated, alongside these girls. And, here are some of the things I learned. …

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In a Nutshell

Posted by Pamela Juliana Castelán on February 5, 2015 at 10:30am 0 Comments

I'm 22 years old, and I'm rolling with the punches like everybody else.

My name is Pamela Castelan, and I'm an advertising intern with Latinitas. Currently I'm at my fourth year at Texas State Univeristy, an advertising major, German minor and have no idea when I'm getting my degree; y'know it all boils down to whether or not to double major and then there's the whole "they're not offering the classes you need this semester", but I digress.

And honestly? I kind of owe Latinitas…

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Soccer

Posted by Vanessa Ramirez on February 5, 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

For me joining a soccer team was something exciting because it is fun to be able to play and be part of a soccer team from my church. I like being outdoors and being involved in extracurricular activities like this one because I get to meet new friends. It is important to be active because being active makes us have a healthier life. I have been playing soccer for one year now and I like being responsible and go to practice because it helps me get better at it. Me and my team always try our…

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Girls had a great time at Healthy Chica and this is what they learned

Posted by Vanessa Ramirez on February 5, 2015 at 4:18pm 0 Comments

What I learned is

There are many things to your body healthy both mentally and physically.

Don’t listen to what others think or say to you.

Don’t think negative about yourself and love who you are.

 Elizabeth

What I learned today is to eat more vegetables and fruits. Also to be more active so that your body can stay active…

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My Second Name... Miyuki

Posted by Eunice Miyuki Sanchez Acosta on February 9, 2015 at 10:38am 0 Comments

Hello girls, this is Eunice! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. Today I am going to tell you the story behind my second name. My middle name is Miyuki, a Japanese name that means “beautiful fortune”. My mom picked this name because she wanted it to be original and also because of her family. My mom’s grandfather was Japanese, his name was Jose Fujiwara of course the name Jose was not his real name, but that is how we know him. When he got to Mexico he went to my hometown Jimenez,…

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Ballet

Posted by Vanessa Ramirez on February 10, 2015 at 12:14pm 0 Comments

Since I decided to join a ballet class it has been a great experience. I decided to join a ballet class at the University of Texas at El Paso because I want to gain more experience in dancing so that I can be part of the dance team at my church. For me it is a new experience to be in ballet, and I am learning new things and new dance moves. I am very excited for the things I will continue to learn and soon I will be able to be part of the dance team at my church because of the experience I…

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Living in my first apartment

Posted by Gissel Gonzalez on February 18, 2015 at 2:25pm 0 Comments

In January, I moved into an apartment with two random girls I'd never met before. For the two and a half years I've been attending Texas State University, I lived on campus -- the first year because it was required, the second year and last semester because I was a resident assistant at a residence hall. Living on my own is something new but I kind of always figured I'd be able to do it. I like to think I'm pretty independent; I've had a job since I was sixteen, so why not? Let me just say,…

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Learning to Expect Expectations

Posted by Elena Barrera-Waters on February 21, 2015 at 3:19pm 2 Comments

In my experience, everything as soon as I've started school has been expectations set by other people. Teachers expect us to do our best and perform well academically, our peers tend to expect us to be sociable and always nice and pleasant, and our families expect us to reach our fullest potential, even when we aren't quite sure what that is yet. 

I think it is partially due to these facts that I've become the person who puts the most pressure on myself to do these things. When I…

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College Chica

                                                   College Chica Being part of the College Chica was a great experience because I got to help out girls on how to prepare for college, I really liked the activities we made with the girls and how we got to tell them about what it is like to be in college and what experience we have and giving them advice. I saw they were really interested in knowing all about college and what it takes to go to college. This event we had was great. The tips or…See More
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