The (Literary) DNA of Heroes and Heroines

What makes up a hero(ine)? The following is a fantastic video crafted by the TED-Ed crew that helps answer the question. The beautiful truth I’ve learned is that this DNA is inside each one of us. And the wonderful thing is that we don’t need gamma ray radiation, a bite from a radioactive spider, or […]

In College Admissions, Student Volunteers Have a Competitive Edge

Liz Dwyer Education Editor December 6, 2011 With nearly 1.5 million high school seniors busy fine-tuning their college applications, everyone is looking for a competitive edge to help them snag a spot at their dream school. Stellar grades, SAT scores, and extracurricular activities still rule the admissions game, but it’s also well established that colleges […]