By helping adolescents to define themselves based on their own talents and a valuable self-worth instead of trying to meet someone else's expectations, we can build students' confidence and academic success. We all have the right and responsibility to accept ourselves by defining who we are on our own terms and knowing what we stand for. This intricate balance can be achieved through increasing the availability and visibility of positive role models, advocating for participation in extracurricular activities, and educating students about goal setting and having high expectations for themselves.
Undergraduate Degree: Cornell University - Bachelor of Science, Industrial & Labor Relations
Graduate Degree: Columbia Law School - Juris Doctor, Law
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