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Sep 27, 2014
Karen Mia Rodriguez-Ponciano liked Victoria Navarro's blog post Overcoming Obstacles: The fear of failure
Sep 26, 2014
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Overcoming Obstacles: The fear of failure

There’s a common saying I have heard that says, “We are our own harshest critic.” I find that this was unfortunately true many times growing up for me, as I struggled for a long time with being very harsh on myself for almost any little thing.  I was plagued with a little voice in my head that questioned my capabilities, and made me fearful of asking questions when I didn’t understand something in class, of applying for programs or positions, and of speaking up.Looking back, I think it stemmed…See More
Sep 25, 2014
Alejandra Tapia liked Victoria Navarro's blog post Overcoming Obstacles: The fear of failure
Sep 24, 2014
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Overcoming Obstacles: The fear of failure

There’s a common saying I have heard that says, “We are our own harshest critic.” I find that this was unfortunately true many times growing up for me, as I struggled for a long time with being very harsh on myself for almost any little thing.  I was plagued with a little voice in my head that questioned my capabilities, and made me fearful of asking questions when I didn’t understand something in class, of applying for programs or positions, and of speaking up.Looking back, I think it stemmed…See More
Sep 23, 2014
Victoria Navarro's blog post was featured

New Nail Polish as Defense Against Sexual Assault

Recently news has come out that a new nail polish is being developed, known as Undercover Nails , that will help girls in defense against sexual assault. The nail polish is designed to change color when coming into contact with common date rape drugs, so that if a woman dips her finger in her drink, she'll know whether her drink has been spiked or not.The idea came from four young men studying Chemistry at North Carolina State University, stating, "Our goal is to invent technologies that…See More
Aug 28, 2014
Victoria Navarro posted a blog post

New Nail Polish as Defense Against Sexual Assault

Recently news has come out that a new nail polish is being developed, known as Undercover Nails , that will help girls in defense against sexual assault. The nail polish is designed to change color when coming into contact with common date rape drugs, so that if a woman dips her finger in her drink, she'll know whether her drink has been spiked or not.The idea came from four young men studying Chemistry at North Carolina State University, stating, "Our goal is to invent technologies that…See More
Aug 27, 2014
Latinitas Intern commented on Victoria Navarro's blog post "Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"
"I love that line. Yes, we all need to tell ourselves "I'm smart enough!""
Aug 25, 2014
Victoria Navarro commented on Victoria Navarro's blog post "Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"
"Me too!! I definitely experienced the impostor syndrome all throughout my freshman year of college, sitting in big auditoriums full of students I almost always felt were much smarter than me. With it came a lot of self-doubt, and self-questioning…"
Aug 25, 2014
Jasmine Villa commented on Victoria Navarro's blog post "Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"
"Love this! Sadly, I'm a little too familiar with the impostor syndrome. "
Aug 25, 2014
Victoria Navarro's blog post was featured

"Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"

As many of us are now beginning a new school year, I thought I would share this really great article with academic survival tips. I absolutely loved the advice!Here was my most favorite tip: "Be confident in your abilities. If you feel like a fraud, you very likely are suffering from impostor syndrome, a chronic feeling of intellectual or personal inadequacy born of grandiose expectations about what it means to be competent. Women in particular suffer with this issue, but I argue that it is…See More
Aug 25, 2014
Victoria Navarro posted a blog post

"Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"

As many of us are now beginning a new school year, I thought I would share this really great article with academic survival tips. I absolutely loved the advice!Here was my most favorite tip: "Be confident in your abilities. If you feel like a fraud, you very likely are suffering from impostor syndrome, a chronic feeling of intellectual or personal inadequacy born of grandiose expectations about what it means to be competent. Women in particular suffer with this issue, but I argue that it is…See More
Aug 24, 2014
April C. Davila liked Victoria Navarro's blog post Second Generation Participation in Mariachi and Folklorico
Aug 23, 2014
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Anti-Immigration Convoy through El Paso

An anti-immigration convoy, including a fleet of several cars, made its way through El Paso on Sunday, August 3. The convoy was making the journey from California to McAllen, TX, urging messages of, "Secure the Border", "Stop the Invasion," and "Stand for America." The convoy was met by pro-immigration rallies held by the Border Network for Human Rights, stating that their anti-immigration message was not welcome in El Paso, and that their message was anti-children and anti-American. The convoy…See More
Aug 7, 2014
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Anti-Immigration Convoy through El Paso

An anti-immigration convoy, including a fleet of several cars, made its way through El Paso on Sunday, August 3. The convoy was making the journey from California to McAllen, TX, urging messages of, "Secure the Border", "Stop the Invasion," and "Stand for America." The convoy was met by pro-immigration rallies held by the Border Network for Human Rights, stating that their anti-immigration message was not welcome in El Paso, and that their message was anti-children and anti-American. The convoy…See More
Aug 6, 2014
Victoria Navarro replied to Latinitas Intern's discussion Scholarships - Any Tips?
"Questbridge is a GREAT scholarship program focused on helping high-achieving, low-income students to get full-scholarships to partner colleges with Questbridge, which includes great schools like Princeton, Yale, Brown, USC, Swarthmore, Rice,…"
Jul 30, 2014

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Victoria Navarro's Blog

Overcoming Obstacles: The fear of failure

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments

There’s a common saying I have heard that says, “We are our own harshest critic.” I find that this was unfortunately true many times growing up for me, as I struggled for a long time with being very harsh on myself for almost any little thing.  I was plagued with a little voice in my head that questioned my capabilities, and made me fearful of asking questions when I didn’t understand something in class, of applying for programs or positions, and of speaking up.

Looking back, I…

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New Nail Polish as Defense Against Sexual Assault

Posted on August 27, 2014 at 1:28pm 0 Comments

Recently news has come out that a new nail polish is being developed, known as Undercover Nails , that will help girls in defense against sexual assault. The nail polish is designed to change color when coming into contact with common date rape drugs, so that if a woman dips her finger in her drink, she'll know whether her drink has been spiked or not.

The idea came from four young men studying Chemistry at North Carolina State University, stating, "Our goal is to…

Continue

"Back-to-School Beatitudes: 10 Academic Survival Tips"

Posted on August 24, 2014 at 10:30pm 3 Comments

As many of us are now beginning a new school year, I thought I would share this really great article with academic survival tips. I absolutely loved the advice!

Here was my most favorite tip: 

"Be confident in your abilities. If you feel like a fraud, you very likely are suffering from impostor syndrome, a chronic feeling of intellectual or personal inadequacy born of grandiose expectations about what it…

Continue

Anti-Immigration Convoy through El Paso

Posted on August 6, 2014 at 11:50am 0 Comments

An anti-immigration convoy, including a fleet of several cars, made its way through El Paso on Sunday, August 3. The convoy was making the journey from California to McAllen, TX, urging messages of, "Secure the Border", "Stop the Invasion," and "Stand for America." 

The convoy was met by pro-immigration rallies held by the Border Network for Human Rights, stating that their anti-immigration message was not welcome in El Paso, and that their message was anti-children and anti-American.…

Continue

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