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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...

November 02, 2016, teampoint

Ask a Scholar: Do you have any advice for someone applying for a Point scholarship for a second time?

  Question: Hi! I applied last year and made it to the semi-finalist round. My test scores are very...

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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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March 16, 2016, teampoint

Playing It Forward: A Sports Role Model

By William J. Levy Point Scholar Atticus DeProspo I am aware that the world of college athletics is...

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March 07, 2016, teampoint

An die Musik

By Wells Fargo Point Scholar Gabriel Maffuz-Anker I can honestly say that music saved my life. I’ve...

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March 01, 2016, teampoint

What’s the Point? A Journey of Existentialism in College

By Point Scholar Joan Mosyjowski Going to college gave me the opportunity to build a new life from...

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February 03, 2016, teampoint

Weaving A Coming Out Safety Net

by HSBC Point Scholar Angelique Gonzalez When it comes to allyship in the LGBTQ community, I’ve...

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January 26, 2016, teampoint

Tips for Transitioning to Fieldwork: Preparing for Your First Expedition as an FTM Grad Student

by Point Scholar Shayle Matsuda Last year, 2015, was a big year. I defended my biology masters’...

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January 14, 2016, teampoint

Making a Fresh Start (With Help!)

For many of us, New Years Day is an opportunity for a fresh start. Whether it’s a resolution to be...

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December 16, 2015, teampoint

The Hidden History of our Words

Many of us in the “community” often use the terms LGBTQ out of habit, perhaps stopping to add or...

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December 09, 2015, teampoint

10 Life and Death Lessons Learned at The CIA  

There’s a sharp learning curve when going to school at the world’s premier culinary college....

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December 04, 2015, teampoint

Conducting Research and Trying to Stay Afloat

  Entering my freshman year at Oklahoma State University, I knew one thing was certain: I would try...

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November 24, 2015, teampoint

10,000 Days of Graditude

On November 14th of this year, I passed a milestone. Although my birthday is in June and receiving...

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