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Life Updates: Moved to Abuja & How to Bounce Back

After several months of up and down, I've finally settled in Abuja and I'm working on getting my goals back in order. Here's how I'm doing it. In the meantime, I'm also slowly falling in love with the crazy hot town. …

May 4, 2017
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8 Months in Paris – Goal Audit

It's been almost a month since I left France and while I'm still processing and debriefing my experience (aka, having croissant withdrawals), I thought I could take a moment and reflect on the goals I had for myself before leaving. While the past few…

June 1, 2016
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Week 1 in Paris – Lessons & Observations

While this post is long overdue, much of its production actually did occur in the first week. Below you'll find many of the things I experienced and learned as I set foot in Paris for the first time. This is my first time in Europe,…

December 1, 2015
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As I board the plane for France…

As my last few hours in the U.S. come to a close, I reflect on this summer and look forward to my time in France. This is going to be my first time in Europe and I feel something I've never felt when embarking…

September 20, 2015
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Summer 2015 Recap

With a week left before I head out to France, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on my amazing summer. Like any summer, it started out with a huge to-do list and ended up with a sad amount crossed off (i.e., not much…

September 15, 2015
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This Diploma

This Diploma is not a reward. Nor is it an award. It is a promise to myself and a responsibility to humanity. Never take for granted the power and privilege of an education. With great power comes great responsibility. To myself. To my community. To my nations.…

June 23, 2015