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Personal Statement or Essay for College

Stay sloppy. You need to apply as a strong writer. If you have poor writing skills and poor grammar, your application with be pitched right away. Most applicants don’t understand the limits of their writing skills. Ask a strong editor … Continue reading

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A Volunteer’s Prespective

“A woman touches my shoulder. “I’m sorry to bother you, but do you have girls’ 3T pants?” she asks. Every family in this school lives below the poverty line. The clothes are free. I look at the little girl by … Continue reading

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Self-Care: Pages of a Career Journal

It is common in my organization for people to disclose their illness when calling in sick. I don’t mind doing this when it’s something mundane, like a cold. But sometimes one has personal issues that you don’t feel like telling … Continue reading

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What’s the One Thing Social Workers Should Know?

A few weeks ago a student had asked at the end of educational lab“What’s the one thing social workers should know?” Time was up, but I assured him we would get to that question. Today, walking into my seminar, it … Continue reading

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