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Summer Corps Week 2

The Verizon Innovative program has been very different from what I thought it would be. When I accepted the job I imagined working with my co-mentors to put an entrepreneurship-focused curriculum together and then teaching the lessons to a set of eager kids interested in business. However, this is not quite what I experienced my…

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Summer Corps Week 1

Going into the Summer Corps program I had very little knowledge on what I was going to be doing or what this summer was going to look like. What I knew for certain was that I was going to help teach entrepreneurship and business skills to high school students. During our few days of training,…

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Not an Ordinary Desk Job

I have been with the CAP program since the first week of beginning college. I was already aware that I didn’t want any ordinary desk job, designated to file papers and redirect phone calls. I wanted something more lively and deserving of my valuable time. I was also awarded work study in my financial package,…

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Mentorship through CAP

I began working for the Community Action Program (CAP) at the Barton Road after school program during the Fall 2016 semester.  This was my first semester as a Babson student and I did not expect that this program would have such a significance in my adaptation to being at college. Working for CAP has introduced…

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Building a Home

Today was day 4 on the job and once again it flew by. Every day following the first day we were placed in the Habitat community where we helped build homes. For the majority of the week we spent our time working on 4 different homes, each one of them at different steps of the…

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Lifelong Friendships

This was my first away service trip and I am beyond glad that I had the chance to partake in the Vero Beach trip. Although the week was tiring and draining due to early mornings and exhausting work at the construction site, I would never trade this last week of my winter break for anything…

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Zero Regrets

At the start of the trip, I came in with many questions as I was uncertain about what to expect. Although I had participated in build projects before, this was the first time I had committed to a week-long build trip. Regardless, I came in with an open mind and eager to contribute as much…

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Putting Life in Perspective

Throughout the journey of our life, we often find ourselves thinking back to what moments made us the person we are today. We think about all the hard work that has gone into creating, developing, and managing the person you are. Today, I think about how this trip will be in my thoughts when I…

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