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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

July 02, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area I am fortunate and privileged to live in a one-bedroom apartment with my...

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March 22, 2018, teampoint

Dear Younger Self

When you’re five, you’re going to dress like a boy - and it’s totally going to be fine. No one is...

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August 04, 2016, teampoint

National Leadership Conference (NLC) 2016

Having grown up in a low-income household, I never had the opportunity to travel very far. In fact,...

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July 07, 2016, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: Is it harder to be considered by Point if you haven't attended college yet?

Question: I was looking through the previous Point Scholars and it seems to me that the majority of...

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November 25, 2013, teampoint

#AskPointScholars Responds to Question: Will being bisexual prevent me from even being considered for a scholarship?

Point Foundation invites students to submit questions online about applying for scholarships which...

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October 02, 2013, teampoint

Three Bisexual Point Leaders Attend First Ever White House Roundtable Discussion on Bisexuality

By: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young Photo: Amy Andre, Lauren Beach, and Sarah Young pose...

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