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Author: Kara

About the Author

Kara Kara

I studied Comparative Literature with an emphasis on Italian Literature and Language at UC Berkeley. I just graduated this Summer and am currently tutoring English and working at a shoe store to pay the bills. I am looking for a job in Social Media and Online Content Writing. My ultimate dream would be to write a science fiction novel.

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An Ode to Paper

January 16, 2014 by Kara

Oh crisp pages of my book. You enhance any nook. I prize you beyond all goods as you sit on my shelf, so seductive, so…


Stepping Out: Why Study Abroad?

November 20, 2012 by Kara

The world is a big place. You think this is an obvious statement? Just wait till the university begins finals week. Suddenly your world may…


The Lull

September 20, 2012 by Kara

When I first graduated everything was exciting. I was still fresh off the words of graduation speakers telling us that we had it made. The…

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Fictional Heroes To Be Inspired By.

September 7, 2012 by Kara

As a student of English, most of my heroes are fictional. I search the written word for inspiration constantly. When times get tough, I try…


Write it Like You Mean it.

August 13, 2012 by Kara

As a Comparative Literature major, I have written a lot of essays in my day. I have read a lot of writing manuals, taken a…


Stress: Killing the Grade Killer

August 3, 2012 by Kara

The start of the new school year is almost upon us. August promises to be a stressful month of making final decisions on where to…