College Declassified: So Close Yet So Far

We’ve tackled packing. We’ve tackled decorations. But with an average of 21 days left until Fall 2018 move-in, I figured it was time to get real. We’re so close, yet so far away. Depending on the student, some parents may be ready to move them in their dorms, while others may still be trying to squeeze […]

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College Declassified: Packing Part 2

Families are still gearing up for the Fall 2018 College Move- In. See how I tackle one of the biggest packing struggles of undergraduate history.

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182 Days In…

The first day of summer has come and gone, but so has the first half of 2018. Many people use the midpoint of the year to evaluate the goals that they set and see what needs to be added, removed or adjusted. It seems like the first half has flown by, with the exception of […]

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June Insight: Cierra Thompson

It’s June, so only fitting that I start with this month’s insight: Cierra Thompson of June & July Productions and June’s Academy of Ballet.   Three words about Cierra Thompson: superwoman, lover, positive. Cierra is the Co-Founder of June & July Productions, a company that specializes in Production and Event Management. JJP does more for all […]

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College Declassified: The Initial Packing/ Preparation Chapter

Graduation is over. College orientations have started. August will be here before you know it. Every 2-3 weeks, I’ll do a segment on how to tackle college, whether it’s the first go around or the eighth.
AlexasMakenzie.com Presents ‘College Declassified’

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Here’s To…

  Here’s to the times I almost walked away: I could no longer tell what was a passion or practiced and it ate slowly at me each and every I could no longer see who I was as a woman, a Black woman, a Black woman who was considered a leader I could not see […]

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Spring Break, Double Take

SB18 is here! But what are my plans? Find out not only what I’m doing but the real purpose of spring break!

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