Why college entrance exams are a load of BS

If you expect to be college-bound in the United States, you are essentially required to take either, or both, the ACT or the SAT standardized tests. Your scores on these determine not only if you gain entrance into the university of your choice, but also whether or not you’re worth any money to them. Does…

“You just lay on the ground and play dead”

“Yeah, you just lay on the ground and play dead.” Those are the words that broke my heart. Volunteering at an after-school program for elementary students in the inner-city schools of Nashville, Tennessee changed my entire perspective. A six-year-old, told me to “lay on the ground and play dead” if someone is ever shooting at…