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I think this quote pretty much sums up my feelings on this situation in Southern Illinois: “Nowadays people know the price of everything and the value of nothing.” If you are not aware, just google “Cairo flooding” or even better go to¬†youtube and put in Tilley¬†reacts to flood plan to hear from an elected official.…

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May 03 2011

Mixed emotions and life…

From my last post on being so excited on passing my required praxis, I was finally somewhat relieved and ready to start my TFA adventure. I started on my pre-institute work and conducted classroom visits to a school with current TFA CM’s and was even more excited and confident in the program and making a…

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I guess all of that studying and worrying paid off!! I found out today that I passed the general science praxis and I cannot be more relieved!! I was just so worried…and now I feel ike a weight has been lifted! After getting through that test I think it is finally soaking in that I…

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Mar 14 2011

Oh Praxis II….

I can honestly say that I have never taken a test and walked out thinking I have no idea how I did on that….needless to say that was my feeling on Saturday morning after the General Science Praxis II. I studied, studied and studied some more for weeks for this test and I just do…

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Mar 01 2011

Hello world!

This is my first blog! So please be patient as I learn how to share my thoughts and feelings through this site :). I am both excited and nervous about my upcoming TFA experience and I hope that I can share my experiences with other future TFA Corps Members…I remember before I applied and throughout…

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