I can’t remember if it was the summer of 2000 or 2002, but the first time I visited the most Magical Place on Earth was, as it is for most who venture there, a life changing experience. I was small enough for the promises of breakfasts with princesses and getting a high five from Mickey […]Read more "The Inevitable Disappointment of the Fifth Installment"
I literally cannot believe that July is already over. It feels like just yesterday that I moved into my new place, and the summer is now very quickly coming to a close. I’m beginning to feel a little bit overwhelmed, but I’m feeling more confident in my abilities than I have in a really long […]Read more "July 2017 in Review"
For the entirety of the 2016-2017 school year, I was a literacy instructor in an after school program for middle school students in Chelsea. I facilitated a literacy-boosting book club for sixth-grade students. The class met three times a week and was composed of nine students. Each of the nine had their own unique personality […]Read more "Hoops as a Reflection of Moral Development"
Okay, guys. This post is the wildest story you’ve ever heard in your entire life. Please buckle your seatbelts, pop your popcorn, and keep your arms and legs inside the vehicle at all times. As if to spite me for the article I published last month during my grueling apartment search in New York City, […]Read more "Hell on Earth Moving"
I’ve been going over what to say in my annual Pride post for weeks now. A precarious moving situation precluded me from attending the festivities here in New York this year, but Pride is never something that I can forget about. This post will be short and probably frustratingly unspecific, but so too are my […]Read more "Pride 2017"
June was kind of a sad month for me. It marked the point of culmination for many threads running through my life. I’m an intensely anxious person, and you had better believe that I was drowning in my own existential dread for the entirety of those thirty days. There were definitely high points and low […]Read more "June 2017 Month In Review"
Education is something that many of us take for granted–especially for someone like me who shops online for PhD programs the way others shop for clothes. Because education is a solely domestic policy that does not garner all that much attention, much of the discourse around it is left undefined and unexplored, particularly for the […]Read more "What Even is a Charter School: A Primer on School Choice"