• Ian commented on the post, Who I am 8 months, 2 weeks ago

    Dear Charlotte,

    I am touched by your post, “Who I am,” because I related to a lot of your points, such as wanting to change the future and being excited to gain independence. I appreciated your attitude regarding failure and your optimistic perspective.

    One sentence you wrote that stands out for me is: If you asked me a year ago who I was my ans…[Read more]

  • Ian commented on the post, Who I am 9 months ago

    As a junior with still two more years to go, I might not be as worried about life after school as you, but I still related to a lot of your points, such as wanting to change the future and being excited to gain independence. I like your attitude regarding failure and think that optimistic perspective will lead to success.

  • Ian wrote a new post, About Me 9 months ago

    (Recording is a little quiet, sorry!)

    My name is Ian Loree, and I was born in Lansing, Michigan. Even though I live in Haslett, a suburb to Lansing’s northeast, I’ve attended school in neighboring Okemos for

    • Hi Ian,

      I really enjoyed your post! I especially enjoyed the last paragraph when you talked about excelling in school, but still being scared of failure. I feel like I related to this. I also liked when you said you were in advanced classes, but you still noticed there was someone ahead of you in each class. I really enjoyed when you talked about how that mindset has changed over the years!

      Thank you,

  • We’ve also been discussing this topic in my AP Calc BC class. Many of my friends who take 4 or more AP exams a year lament the exorbitant cost of the tests, with their only merits being a higher possibility to get into a good college or obtain credit. Personally, I try to take AP classes based on the subjects I’m interested in, not just to improve…[Read more]

  • I thought that “under God” was in the Pledge of Allegiance from the very start. It’s fascinating to explore how religious ideals have influenced greater American culture, especially in the relatively recent 20th century. It would be very interesting to read responses to Rev. Doherty’s claim from a multitude of religious perspectives. Personally,…[Read more]

  • Hello Haymi,
    I really enjoyed reading your post and experiencing a new perspective on life in America. As someone who was born in the US, I’ve been learning English from a very young age and never had any trouble communicating with fellow family members or teachers. I like your anecdote regarding your cousin Yesenia because it reflects how…[Read more]

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