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“Success isn’t a straightforward path. Keep pushing and you will ultimately reach your goals.”
“We were not going to allow certain members of society to discredit our unique needs just because they do not experience them,” says Cornell student Lydia Anglin, who cofounded the Black Ivy Pre-Law Society last spring.
“A lot of times, when a character feels flat, it’s because the people who wrote that character don’t understand the voice,” says Orji, who plays Molly alongside Issa Rae on HBO's Insecure.
"I would encourage anyone dissuaded from studying computer science to push through the difficult math. The grit you develop will help you in your career and beyond."
"Think about what you want to learn and accomplish in each company and each position. It’s okay to change what you have on the list, but ... be deliberate about the decisions you make."
"I’ve broken the traditional barriers and created opportunities I wanted for my success.”
“One of my mentors once told me that email is someone else's to-do list for you, so I try not to let my inbox dictate my priorities for me.”
"It’s important to keep in mind that a fixed path is not the only option."
“The theme of remembering your history and where you came from made me realize how much I didn’t know about myself or my history.” – Cornell senior Rachel Powell on her clothing line, ROOTS
"Show love. Making the right connections leads to allies, and my allies have become part of my incredible support system.” – Sequoia Blodgett
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