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Why I Spent a Gap Year Helping Other Seattle Students Graduate

As a member of a low-income, single-parent, refugee family from Somalia, I beat extraordinary odds to get to college.

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Unique Graduate Programs for Social Impact Careers

Looking to take the next step in your career and wishing you had a larger support network? Wondering whether your passion and interests translate into a degree? Here are a few unique graduate programs that will be represented at our New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington DC Idealist Grad Fairs. Whether you want to pursue grad […]

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HR Insider: How I Hire at Education Outside

Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Laura Espino, People & Operations Manager at Education Outside, an organization that sparks children’s interest in science and connects them to the natural world through hands-on learning in school gardens.

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A Year With AmeriCorps- Is It Right For You?

AmeriCorps represents a great way to get hands-on learning in a cause you care about. As a current AmeriCorps member, I’m excited to offer a few tips and insights that I think will help you before you apply.

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