• WHITEPAPER | How Student Attendance Impacts Institutional Outcomes

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  • Suzy Prentiss | Everyone Has a Story to Share

    My Journey to #AchieveMore Every day I am driven to help my students with high speech anxiety achieve more than they ever thought possible. Though fully capable, many are terrified of giving presentations and ta...
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  • Kaylin Dean | Working with Students and Helping to Shape Their Future Drives Me

    My Journey to #AchieveMore My name is Kaylin Dean. I'm a student at the University of Central Arkansas, majoring in Education. What drives me to achieve more, is my family. My family has impacted my life tremend...
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  • Monica Estrada Arias | I Am Able to Achieve More Because of Community

    My Journey to #AchieveMore As an undergraduate student I have been able to focus on research while also finding communities that encompass my intersectional identities on campus. This has proved essential in my ...
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  • Yuichiro Nishizawa | The Opportunity to Transformation My Students into Critical Thinkers Has Been a Privilege

    My Journey to #AchieveMore My students and their heart to evoke change have been the guiding force for me. The vast majority have historically and systematically been excluded from higher education. They come in...
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  • Sha Xiong | Finding My Way as a First-Generation Student

    My Journey to #AchieveMore Towards the end of my sophomore year I got very sick from the common cold. I was in bed for 4 days and missed a whole week of school. Since I had been sick for almost a whole week, I w...
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  • Trina Diaz | Having Confidence to Face Adversity

    My Journey to #AchieveMore I am driven to achieve more because I know, now, that I can. I've developed a rich relationship with confidence and a desire to immerse myself in meaningful work. I'm a fourth year und...
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  • Sara Pirkle | Health is a Gift

    My Journey to #AchieveMore One month after I completed my PhD in English, I was diagnosed with invasive breast cancer. The news shocked me so much that when the doctor said, "It is cancer," I thought she said, "...
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  • Pyar Mo | Family Sacrifices that Allow Others to Move Forward

    My Journey to #AchieveMore The sun heat is fiery in mid-day afternoon as I helplessly saw my mother works tirelessly without a pause. Her hand began to dry like a desert. Her face was full of sweat and worries e...
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  • LaToya Faulk | Influencing Others Through a Dedication to Serving Communities in Need

    My Journey to #AchieveMore Consuming new knowledge can feel daunting at times, especially if you don't have the proper skills, support, or confidence needed when educational challenges arise. I was raised by my ...
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  • Erik Byker | Preparing the Future Teachers as Global Educators

    My Journey to #AchieveMore Teaching future teachers is inspiring work. It is work, which makes a direct impact now and has a ripple effect for the future. I am driven in this work, because I know that that the t...
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  • Pallavi Panda | How Can I Do More

    My Journey to #AchieveMore I have wanted to be a teacher since I was 10. That was my unwavering answer for "What do you want to be when you grow up?". It may have taken shape in my mind since both my parents wer...
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  • Stephen Nardone | I Am the Creator of My Own Success

    My Journey to #AchieveMore What drives me to #AchieveMore I have always been fascinated by computers and computer programming. I grew up watching my father, a software developer, communicate with computer system...
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  • Grecia Diaz | My Parent's Risks Ensured I Have a Better Future

    My Journey to #AchieveMore The sacrifices my parents endured migrating to the United States act as the primary driving forces motivating me the past 22 years. My parents migration story began when I was born in ...
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  • Laura Mendoza | Providing Students With the Care and Opportunities They Deserve

    My Journey to #AchieveMore For a couple of years, I worked as a Research Assistant for the Psychology Department in the local university; it was the first step for becoming a psychologist. However, when I starte...
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  • Stacey Frazier | Students' Desire to Succeed Drives Me to Help Them Succeed

    My Journey to #AchieveMore What drives Stacey Frazier to #AchieveMore? Picture a student, whose native language is Spanish and is over 2,000 miles from home, sitting in a computer lab trying to compose an essay ...
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  • Nathan Wright | Our Obligation to Seize the Opportunity for Change

    My Journey to #AchieveMore I have always had a penchant for keeping my eye on the prize and creating positive change in life. I am driven by both the opportunity and responsibility we as modern humans have to so...
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  • Daniel Teadt | My Responsibility to Hear My Students

    My Journey to #AchieveMore As we say at Carnegie Mellon University "Our Hearts Are In The Work" and this has been my mission statement since I began teaching there. The human voice is a gift but also one of our ...
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  • Paul Savala | Providing Help So Others Can Achieve More

    My Journey to #AchieveMore As a young graduate student I taught a math course aimed at students who struggled the most. Obviously I wanted the students to all succeed, but I thought of myself primarily as an "ma...
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