Education

Meet Samantha Marquez, Latina Teen Scientist

Meet Samantha Marquez, Latina Teen Scientist

  Meet Samantha Marquez, she is 17 years old and has seven patents under her belt.    Marquez, a Latina teenager from Richmond, Virginia is the creator of a new technology that organizes cells in a new structure called the Celloidosome. The applications of her invention can range from tissue regeneration […]

25 Websites To Empower You With Knowledge

25 Websites To Empower You With Knowledge

Knowledge Is Power-Francis Bacon I can’t emphasize the importance of knoweldge and the power that it gives you.  Education, really is the greatest equalizer and its available to you online.  Instead of spending hours on social media or watching television take the time to teach yourself something knew and empower […]

A Guatemalan Soldier hands out paper so local students can make posters to inform family and neighbors of upcoming events during Beyond the Horizon 2014, Zacapa, Guatemala, April 9, 2014. Beyond the Horizon is an annual exercise that embraces the partnership between the United States and Guatemala, to provide focused humanitarian assistance through various medical, dental, and civic action programs. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Justin P. Morelli)

23 Studying Tips Used By Top Students

Lifehack.org outlined 23 study tips used by top students and I think they offer some solid advice.  I used some of these tips during law school and I wish I would’ve used more of them, if I would have known about them.  Now everyone is different and you should use what works for […]

Want To Work With A Top Scientist &  Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Want To Work With A Top Scientist & Help Find A Cure For Cancer?

Do you love science? Or have you never thought yourself as someone who loves science but would love to find a cure for cancer? This is your chance.  The Emperor Science Award program will give you the opportunity to work with a top research scientist and work on finding a cure […]

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

A Fine Line Between “Suggested” and “Required” School Supplies

While some public school districts are more abiding than others, state laws across the country make it perfectly clear that students and their parents are not required to buy school supplies, uniforms, equipment or even graduation attire as part of a guarantee of a free public education. Most schools will […]

The Importance Of Taking Notes

The Importance Of Taking Notes

  Do you take notes in class?  If not, ask yourself why not?  Recently Lifehacks.org provided a list of 10 reasons why note takers are on track for success. 1. They are actively learning.The action of writing information down is a great way to get fully involved in the learning […]

Javier Silva – A DREAMer

Javier Silva – A DREAMer

Meet Javier Silva, a recipient of a  DREAMers scholarship offered by  Thedream.us.  For many years, Javier kept his immigration status a secret for fear of being ridiculed.   Fortunately, as a recipient of the DREAMers scholarship he is now a student at Arizona State University (online). His advices for other DREAMers is: “Don’t stop […]

Teen Latina Working Toward’s MIT

Teen Latina Working Toward’s MIT

Meet Blanca Lopez, the fifth in a family of six kids from Pomona, CA.  Blanca is making technology her mission and determined to attend MIT, her dream school.  Blanca says “I got introduced to STEM and that’s when it all changed for me — I wanted to become an engineer, I […]

Hispanics – Unspoken Champions Of The Civil Rights Movement

Hispanics – Unspoken Champions Of The Civil Rights Movement

The reality is that Mexican’s too were also the victims of discrimination, we weren’t immune from the discrimination.  Very rarely are we taught in school about our struggles with discrimination and how we were also heavily involved in the Civil Rights Movement.  We also fought to overcome discrimination and receive equal […]

10 Myths About Immigration & How You Can Debunk Them

10 Myths About Immigration & How You Can Debunk Them

Recently, the idiot Donald Trump went on a tyrade about Mexicans.  To be honest, I refuse to listen to these types of comments because it only causes me more heartache and anger.  Yes, ignoring racism won’t make the problem go away, but instead  I choose to educate myself on the facts and […]