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    The Tri-fold: The Tedious But Effective Way to Learn Vocab

    When it comes to learning a new language, first you get set up with the basics. “Hola! Cómo estás?” And then that’s basically all you remember ten years later. Oh, and maybe “baño” because that’s going to be important for when you go and vacation in Mexico one day. Learning the vocabulary to be able to communicate in another language can sometimes seem overwhelming, especially when you’re already worrying about grammar and conjugating verbs properly. Luckily, early on in my language-learning experience I was taught about the tedious tri-fold exercise that has saved me three languages later. (Okay, so maybe 2.1 languages later since I only studied Cantonese for four…

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    1000DreamsFund: Funding College Dreams

    I was looking for job postings on Ed2010 when I came across 1,000 Dreams Fund, created to help young women accomplish their academic goals with $1,000 scholarships. They’ve built this company with the concept of “opening doors” in mind. For so long, the doors of education were closed to women. Nowadays, college isn’t a man’s world. There are just as many women, if not more, pursuing higher forms of education. That doesn’t need to stop. With the various expenses, a college education is anything but cheap. The 1,000 Dreams Fund is meant to take some of the financial burden off and further support the dreams of  young women in the…