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How to Survive: Tips to Keep Your Sanity Through Grad School at Bank Street

Posted by Carolina Soto on Friday, Feb 3, 2017

Sometimes it all seems overwhelming. Life is a big ball of rubber bands -a messy looking sphere comprised of many strands of experiences. The rubber bands cross each other intertwining -they’re stretched or relaxed -sometimes they snap. These individual experiences making up the whole may be strained and filled with tension like a ...

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Meet Carolina Soto Bonds

Posted by Carolina Soto on Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016

Hello! I am the 2016-2017 Bank Street College Graduate Admissions Student Blogger. Yay! I am excited — maybe too much — and a little in awe of all the opportunity it encompasses. Carolina Soto Bonds. That is my name. My name is me. I am from New York City born ...

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Talking about Race in the Classroom

Posted by Domonique Williams on Monday, Jan 18, 2016

“Shallow understanding from people of goodwill is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will. Lukewarm acceptance is much more bewildering than outright rejection” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Letter from a Birmingham Jail”, 1963. Exactly one week away from the holiday honoring the legacy of Dr. ...

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Child Development

Posted by Domonique Williams on Wednesday, Dec 23, 2015

Child Development (EDUC 500) is one of the foundational courses that are required by many of the graduate programs at Bank Street. I took the course during my first semester here and it remains one of my favorite courses that I have taken at the Graduate School. The content was ...

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My First Day in the Classroom

Posted by Domonique Williams on Friday, Dec 4, 2015

Walking into my classroom on the first day of school, I was a bundle of nerves. Would they like me? Am I smart enough? Can I really do this? My feelings on my first day of supervised fieldwork probably mirrored those of the first graders in my class. However, those ...

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Meet Domonique Williams

Posted by Domonique Williams on Wednesday, Nov 25, 2015

Hello! My name is Domonique Williams and I am ecstatic to serve as the 2015-2016 Bank Street College graduate admissions blogger! I am from Silver Spring, MD and received my bachelor’s degree in History from Tuskegee University in Alabama. As a history major, the question I always heard was, “What ...

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Student Teacher: Teacher and Student

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Monday, Apr 13, 2015

Every program at Bank Street involves some form of supervised fieldwork. Depending on the program this can be as a head teacher, assistant teacher, or a student teacher. For my program, the dual early childhood and childhood education program, you must complete your fieldwork as a student teacher in four ...

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Navigating the Open House

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Friday, Nov 14, 2014

On November 20th, Bank Street will be holding one of many Graduate School open houses. I attended one of these open houses at this time last year when I was considering applying to the school. It was very informative and definitely helped nudge me in the direction of applying. I ...

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Meet Sharon Leatherwood

Posted by Sharon Leatherwood on Friday, Nov 7, 2014

Hello and welcome to the Graduate Admissions Blog! My name is Sharon Leatherwood and I am thrilled to be the graduate student blogger for the 2014-2015 school year at Bank Street College. I am here to share with you my experiences as a first year graduate student at Bank Street ...

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Discover Bank Street Day!

Posted by John Kuckens on Friday, Apr 25, 2014

A big thank you to those who organized last week’s "Discover Bank Street Day." I was very happy to be on the panel for discussion to talk about my experiences here at Bank Street, and share further afterwards in the lobby. In case you missed it, the day began with ...

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Posted by John Kuckens on Saturday, Apr 5, 2014

Ironic, really. Here I am, the graduate student blogger, and I have to say that I truly prefer a pencil and paper approach to note-taking in class. You’d think I’d be multitasking on several devices at once while sipping down foamy macchiatos. The truth is, as much as I love ...

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About Our Blog

Posted by Bank Street on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012

The Office of Graduate Admissions at Bank Street College has set up this blog to help aid in the application process, offer a glimpse into what it's like to be a student at the college, as well as what it's like to be situated in what is arguably the capital ...

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