What My Mentor Taught Me, Part 1

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by Jocelyn Shen, EXPLORE Alumna As an intern at the UCLA Department of Biomathematics for the past two summers, I have developed as a researcher, as well as a person, […]

Perfectionism and Ways to Manage It

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by Qiao Li, Coordinator The tendency to be a perfectionist is within all of us. As I start writing this blog, I find myself typing and deleting, starring at the […]

How to Talk to Your Child’s Teacher

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by Anvi Kevany, Administrative Assistant As an involved parent and professional working within the education system, I have attended numerous parent teacher conferences throughout the years. First, as a parent […]

Oops! Maybe I Shouldn’t Have Said That!

by Jim Delisle, Educator, Author and Yunasa Fellow As parents, each of us has the unique opportunity to be embarrassed by something we said to our children. Whether spoken out […]

Overthinking: When Your Mind Won’t Turn Off

by Nicole LaChance, Marketing and Communications Coordinator Overthinking. The irony in writing about this topic is that I kept overthinking it. What direction should I take? What tips should I […]

Blind Drawings, Humility and Perspective

by Morgan Carrion, Assistant to the President  “The world is fairly studded and strewn with pennies cast broadside by a generous hand. But- and this is the point- who gets […]