Reflection from a Tutor at 826 Boston

Written by Mufan Xu, service-learning publication arts student Mufan served with 826 Boston's Writers Room at Burke High school through the First-Year Writing course with Sebastian Stockman in Spring 2017   My service-learning experience at the Burke High School has been a unique and memorable experience. In the past month, I have grown from an insecure... Continue Reading →

The Importance of the Hyphen

By Megan Fowler I don’t know about you but I’ve never really paid much attention to hyphens; they come off as pretty small and insignificant, not to mention that English grammar and punctuation was never my favorite topic. My respect for and acknowledgement of the hyphen didn’t start until I served as a Service-Learning Teaching... Continue Reading →

Mentors Make Life Sweeter!

By Suzie Kim You know that famous line from Forrest Gump, " Life is like a box of chocolates- you never know what you're going to get?" It's so true. I’m continuously surprised by what I find in my own box and with so much variety in the choices, it’s hard to figure out which... Continue Reading →

Emily Breen Reflecting from the Street Team

By Emily Breen When I started attending admitted students days at various colleges, I tried to keep an open mind. However, I knew that Northeastern was my top choice. Surprisingly, one of the driving decisions for me to attend Northeastern was not its fantastic location in Boston or the co-op program. While of course I join... Continue Reading →

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