• Throughout my pre-collegiate training with Posse, we attended several writing workshops. In these workshops we met with a writing coach to help better prepare us for college level writing.

    We learned numerous […]

  • hthomps3 wrote a new post, The Beacon, on the site Haley Ray Thompson 3 years ago

    Reading, listening to, or watching the news is a part of my everyday life, so when I was given the opportunity to write for my high school newspaper The Beacon, I jumped at the chance.

    Our newspaper was […]

  • hthomps3 wrote a new post, Sociology 101, on the site Haley Ray Thompson 3 years ago

    When picking classes for my first semester of college I had absolutely no idea what to take. I immediately sent out emails to my family and friends who were in college or recently graduated asking for advice. My […]

  • My first-year seminar Dang Decis or Cheerful Choices sparked an interest in interviewing. This led me to take Research Interviewing in which I conducted three senior-exit interviews.

    Senior-exit interviews are […]

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  • hthomps3 wrote a new post, Posse, on the site Haley Ray Thompson 3 years ago

    The Posse Foundation was founded because of one student said who said “I never would have dropped out of college if I had my posse with me.”

    Posse’s founder Deborah Bial identified an issue in the world of […]

  • Grocery shopping is a weekly task that many people do not even think consciously about, however to me, grocery shopping has become so much more. I worked at Mariano‚Äôs, a Chicagoland grocery store chain (think […]

  • Dang Decis or Cheerful Choices was my first-year seminar. This seminar explored the process of decision making, focusing on how it applied to college related decisions. Throughout the course we conducted several […]

  • hthomps3 wrote a new post, About Me, on the site Haley Ray Thompson 3 years ago

    My name is Haley Ray Thompson and I am a freshman from the heart of Chicago, just about a mile from Wrigley Field. Growing up in the city has been an important part of my life and has shaped me into who I am […]