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‘comfort zone’

Going to College Out of State

Feb. 6, 2020—I grew up in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, which is about 35 minutes outside of Ann Arbor. The University of Michigan is located in Ann Arbor, and because of the proximity and prestige/reputation of Michigan, almost everyone from my hometown wanted to go to Michigan. I was one of very few people from my high school...

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The dumbest person in the room

Nov. 4, 2014—Everyone kills it in their comfort zone, but that's not where the magic happens.

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Old School

Apr. 1, 2013—At the beginning of this semester I had no idea that I would be stepping out of my comfort zone and into one of the most intimidating academic settings I could've possibly imagined, but now I couldn't imagine spending my Tuesday and Thursday afternoons any other way.

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A Fear Confronted

Jul. 23, 2012—About a month ago, I spent three days thoroughly outside of my comfort zone.  Don’t expect a story of an amazing adventure in a faraway place, though–this happened a mere ten minutes from my house.

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