Virginia Roa

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Salty and brown. Mildly afraid of butterflies. Lover of fashion, books, and the power of words.

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Being Broke in College: The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the College Experience

Being Broke in College: The Effect of Socioeconomic Status on the College Experience

| October 16, 2017 | 3 Comments

College is often painted as the “equalizer” in the playing field of life, in relation to the socioeconomic status you are born and raised with. I’m calling bullshit.

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De-romanticizing Toxic Relationships

De-romanticizing Toxic Relationships

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Do couples like Carrie and Big or Ross and Rachel seem like the ultimate #couplegoals to you? If so, step into my office for a quick little chat: I have some words for you.

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Dealing with Claustrophobia on Public Transportation

Dealing with Claustrophobia on Public Transportation

| March 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Does standing mere millimeters from six different strangers at the same time while on the T cause you extreme physical and mental distress? Well, you are not alone.

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The Problem with Telling Your Curly-Haired Daughter to “Fix” Her Hair

The Problem with Telling Your Curly-Haired Daughter to “Fix” Her Hair

| March 22, 2017 | 1 Comment

Telling your daughters that straightening their hair is fixing it implies that in its natural, curly state, it is broken.

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