GFSTEM and Beyond

During the summer of 2018, I was fortunate enough to be selected to participate in the Agnes Scott College GFSTEM Scholars Program. This program paired me with a mentor and allowed me the opportunity to do summer research in their lab. My mentor for this lab was Dr.Stacey Dutton and throughout the summer I spent …

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First Time Being Black Ring Recognized

One of the most memorable experiences I have had while a student at Agnes Scott was the very first time I was recognized as an Agnes Scott student by an Agnes alum. During the ring ceremony, I imagined the first time I’d be recognized. I thought of all of the Scotties in the class of …

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Staying the Same in a New Place

During the spring of 2018, I had the opportunity to study for a semester at Vilnius University in Lithuania. I was excited to actually live in snow for the first time in my life. I was nervous about not knowing the local language. I was hopeful that it would increase my knowledge of my area …

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Narrowing the Career Path

During the spring of 2017, I worked as an intern in the archives of the DeKalb History Center (DHC). At that point, I had only been a declared History major for a semester. I adore history, but I wasn’t sure where I wanted to go with the major, assuming I wanted to follow a history-related …

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Blazing a Trail–Or Getting Very Lost

My first semester at Agnes Scott was spent feeling…not scared, not confused. Perhaps lost? Unaware? At the very least, I felt out of my league. I remember students talking about how their mothers or grandmothers had attended Agnes Scott. Others told me about amazing internships they’d completed in high school or service trips throughout Africa …

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