Six Months In…

“Growing up, I played with the idea of being a teacher”. Semester 1 of Year 1 in Teaching is almost over, here’s an update on how things are going in and outside the classroom.

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One Day. All Kids. Shake Things Up.

Changemakers. Leaders. Innovators. Risk-takers. Community Activists. Are you a changemaker ready to make your mark on the world? Are you a strong leader ready to break oppressive systematic cycles and create a better tomorrow?

Click the link to see how Teach for America’s Greater Tulsa Region is changing the world each and every day.

One Day. All Kids. We are #GreaterTogether #TFAGreaterTulsa #ApplyToday

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New Perspectives.

For many of you that read my blog, I have always written about content that just sparks my mind and heart when I feel like it. However, there will be a new approach to writing (at least for the next 8 to 15 weeks). I’m bringing Grad School Life to alexasmakenzie.com So, for all the […]

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Summer’s Over Already?

If I had a theme song for how my life has been going so far, I would immediately choose “Knuck If You Buck” and “F.A.V.O.R” by Kirk Franklin. (How about making a mashup of the two, lol) As happy as I am to be exploring a new city as a resident, as well as connecting […]

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College Declassified: So Close Yet So Far

We’ve tackled packing. We’ve tackled decorations. But with an average of 21 days left until Fall 2018 move-in, I figured it was time to get real. We’re so close, yet so far away. Depending on the student, some parents may be ready to move them in their dorms, while others may still be trying to squeeze […]

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