Tag Archives: Graduation

Lessons Learned

As I transition from high school to college, I find that more and more young students look up to me for advice on how to fulfill their four years of high school. Being a mentor in a youth group for kids ages 12-16, a peer…


Setting Goals

Everyone has a goal whether it’s a short term goal or a long term goal. It’s something we want to complete in the present or later on in our life. It doesn’t matter if the goal is something small― all that matters is what we…


Reflections from a High School Senior, Class of 2014

I recently graduated from Boston Latin Academy and I must say, it feels great to be a BLA Alumni. Every graduation ceremony consists of the valedictorian speech, headmaster’s speech, and my favorite (especially this year): our 2014 Class President’s speech. He started off with mentioning…

Cap and Gown

Graduation – In or Out?

I was on a social media site the other day when an ad popped up on my computer screen. It wasn’t really advertising a product, it was asking an interesting question: would you rather have your graduation indoors or outdoors? Even though I’m a high…



So I’m graduating. Finally. I’m counting down the days until I walk across that stage, move the funny string on my hat to the other side of my head, and get my diploma. I’m so close, but so far away! I study hard, do my…

Erica Cuevas

I’m a College Graduate – Class Of 2013

Graduation is right around the corner and I couldn’t be more excited. I feel such a great sense of accomplishment because I’m the first person to graduate from college in my family. From now on my younger cousins will be expected to do the same….


Going off to College Soon

I know it’s been a while since I wrote a blog entry, but things have been very hectic, especially with school. As the New Year begins and I approach graduation day, it’s harder and harder to grasp the fact that I will be a freshman…



As high school students (especially as seniors) we look forward to our graduation day. We are tired of waking up early EVERY morning and basically tired of the same routine – same school, same classes, same people; it gets boring after awhile. We all can’t…