Category: Student Voices

Appreciate Every Moment – What I Learned at Boston University

By Zeba Race, SED 2014 On the day I moved into college, my dad told me to appreciate every moment because it will be over before you know it. Looking at the four years ahead of me, and the countless classes I had to take, I did not believe him. Four years is a long […]

Why We Keep Going – Putting Students First

By Carina Traub, SED 2016 With exam season rapidly approaching, it can be easy to get stuck in an educational rut, a place where everything seems impossible and the thought of writing one more paper makes you want to turn yourself into a blanket burrito. However, looking around the School of Education, I am reminded […]

Diving Into Bags of Gold – Building a Strong Identity by Recognizing Talents

By Claire Buesser, SED 2016 When I came to BU last year, I knew I was embarking on a new journey. Everyone told me “college is a chance to start over!” This was it, my chance to leave “old Claire” behind. As appealing as this sounds though, it terrified me. As the semester began, I […]

Learning and Growing – How College Experiences Change One’s Personal Philosophy

By Griffin Monahan, SED 2016 It is common for college students studying different areas to compare their courses, workload, and challenges, and the same is true at Boston University. When I engage in these types of conversations with my friends in other schools at BU, I often find myself with greater differences, rather than similarities, […]

Céad Mile Fáilte! (A Hundred Thousand Welcomes!) – Studying Abroad in Dublin

By Yaelle Nisinzweig, SED 2014 One of the greatest opportunities I took advantage of while at Boston University was taking a semester abroad in Dublin, Ireland. I was able to go abroad as a political science minor, and while I may have been taking a semester off from education classes, I was able to get […]

You Are Not Your Grade – Grading Systems in Our Schools

By Navraj Narula, SED 2016 I strived to be the straight-A student in high school; not because I wanted my peers to label me as the smart girl who always knew the answers, but simply because I wanted to feel a sense of accomplishment that I thought I would never be able to experience if […]