Category: Student Voices

What I Have to Offer

By Mackenzie Morgan, SED 2016 On the first day of my student teaching practicum, I stood in front of twenty 10th graders and, later, twenty 11th graders and I tried to figure out how on earth I was going to do what I had come there to do. How was I going to convince these […]

How My First Day Student Teaching Made National News

By Rachel Hanson, SED 2017 When my alarm sounded at 5:15 a.m. on my first day of student teaching, I jumped out of bed more eagerly than anyone should ever get up at 5:15 a.m.. My early morning voyage was completed before the sun was even up. I made it to Boston Latin Academy over […]

Five Tips to Being Productive This Winter

By Winki Chan, SED 2018 Boston has a lengthy winter and at some point, you will ask yourself the question, “Why did I come willingly to this cold place for college?” via GIPHY For first timers, the cold can be gruesome, and the snow can be annoying (especially when it is grey and not fluffy […]

The Case for High School Sports

By Will English, SED 2016 The one thing I miss most about high school is playing organized sports. For me, like many, the jump to collegiate athletics was just too much, especially attending a school with Division I programs. But I would give anything to play just one more season. High school sports gave me […]

Four Years Later: What Stands Out Looking Back

By Bonnie Tynes, SED 2016 As a senior looking back on my last four years at BU, it’s very difficult to narrow down what made this time so impactful. The factors are endless- ranging from influential professors, to friends who have made me see the world in new ways, to the city of Boston itself. […]

Why Do I Do This?

By Kylee Manganiello, SED 2018 I’m a DREAM mentor. Seriously, I am. I’m a member of the Boston University chapter of DREAM, an inter-state, non-profit organization with a philosophy of village mentoring and youth empowerment. Every Saturday, for approximately two hours (though usually more), about 15 other college students and I get to hang out with a […]