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About trulyable

female physical disability undergraduate engineering student most importantly- able!

Why are so many people with disabilities unemployed?

This is my post for the annual Blogging Against Disablism Day put on by the excellent Diary of a Goldfish! As graduation is coming up and many of us are looking for jobs, I wanted to share some thoughts on … Continue reading

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Law School-Much Easier the Second Time Around

As promised, here is my post about getting into law school! As you can see from the title, preparing for law school has been much easier than planning for undergrad. Obviously, once you have done something, it is easier the … Continue reading

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If You Are Uncomfortable, Please Leave the Room

It’s a new year, and I’m back to blogging! It turns out there is no senior slide if you’re an engineering student. Just a senior surge. At my school, all engineers participate in Senior Design, a capstone class where a … Continue reading

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Minority/Majority and Media

I’ve been reading a lot of disability blogs out there, and I am always so happy to find new ones. Since now I’m too old to attend muscular dystrophy camp, I feel as if I lack any ties at all … Continue reading

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PCAs – Please Call ASAP

I was going to write about my experience with the LSAT, but I guess I’ll have to save that for another post. I just got a phone call from my personal care attendant who was supposed to come tonight, but … Continue reading

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At Last, Not Alone

Wow! Another semester is over. I apologize for not blogging regularly, but this semester was my busiest! I took three engineering classes with labs-electronics, manufacturing, and thermodynamics. So, this post is going to be more about my experience of understanding … Continue reading

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Frantic Finals

Finals are over, and now everyone is just waiting to receive those final grades! So, I thought it would be appropriate to talk about how to survive finals-because with or without disabilities, they are tricky to navigate. First of all, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Campus – The Tour

It’s summer here at college and you definitely can tell because of all the tour groups!  So today I’ll be writing about another important addition in your journey to college, campus tours. Campus tours are so important for everyone when … Continue reading

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Case Study 1

My Experience with Disabilities Services Sorry for the delay, apparently summer classes are very busy! Before I chose a college, I met with staff from each disability services program.  One of the main reasons I chose the college I’m at … Continue reading

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ABCs of Academics

This is the main reason you’re going to college, right?  To further your education, develop critical thinking skills, and hopefully get a job that’s financially and emotionally satisfying.  If you are in high school you might not know your major … Continue reading

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