What The “American Dream” Means to Me

  As a first-generation Dominican-American, the American Dream means different things to me. Back in the Dominican Republic, many believe that we live luxuriously and that money, as well as the material things, are easily accessible; disregarding the fact that it took two generations of hard-working people to build what my family has today. The…

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The Art Of Thrifting: Summer ​Blazers

While dealing with the negative stigma attached to thrifting can be SUPER annoying, I’m happy to see how common it’s becoming. Over time I’ve grown an immense passion for thrifting, which is due to my obsession with fashion trends of the past decades – ANNNNDDDD I get to save coins I can use for other…

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A Quick Thought on: Being Single In My Early Twenties and Why it Was so Necessary

A classmate of mine recently told me how lucky I was to be in such a “perfect relationship” I had to stop her there because there’s no such thing. Maybe its the fact that I rarely post about us that sets this illusion to those who normally don’t spend much time with me and bae, but…

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How Trump’s America Redefined My Career Goals

There’s a quote I heard a long time ago by Mark Twain that didn’t really resonate with me until recently: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” January 17th, 2017,  was the day I found out why. BACKTRACK Growing up, I…

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