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Jesumene is a SCALE student who is full of passion. Hear her speak (and sing!) about her love of God and life.

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Williams’ Story

On May 1, 2013 By

Williams is a SCALE student from Brazil who recently started participating in Intercambios language exchange. He loves people and he loves life. Hear his story!

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Maria’s Story

On April 7, 2013 By

Maria is a SCALE student from Brazil who is working hard to improve her English. In her story, she expresses the struggles she experienced in moving to a country where she did not know the language, but above all, emphasizes the importance of respect, optimism, and hope!

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Rachel’s Story

On March 3, 2013 By

Rachel works at the Somerville Arts Council, and can be found at SCALE weekly, participating in Intercambio language exchanges! Listen to the hilarious story she shared involving learning Spanish…and nearly killing someone!

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Anonymous

On April 18, 2012 By

A SCALE Student talks about the life improvements he has experienced since he moved to the United States two years ago.  The most marked difference is that because he has been able to simultaneously earn money and be a student , he has been able to provide for himself and his family while continuing [...]

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Anonymous

On April 18, 2012 By

A SCALE student explains what she believes to be the fundamental features of good parenting: meeting a child’s basic nutritional needs, providing  a quality education, and being a role model. Click Here to Listen

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Marie

On April 18, 2012 By

SCALE Student Marie discusses the changes she experienced when she emigrated  from Haiti to the United States 15 years ago.  Though this was a difficult transition, Marie claims that it opened up countless new opportunities and explains what these opportunities mean to her. Click Here to Listen

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Michael

On April 18, 2012 By

Michael, a SCALE student, talks about the life-changing advice his doctor gave him about his living habits and expresses his eternal gratitude – his doctor’s intervention drastically improved his life. Click Here to Listen

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Emily

On April 18, 2012 By

Emily, a student at Lesley University, describes the Threshold Program that she is enrolled in.  Through the program, Emily is working at SCALE to gain experience working in an office and exposure to the professional world. Click Here to Listen

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CJ & Andari

On March 26, 2012 By

Tufts students CJ and Andari describe their project at SCALE, which aims to integrate and familiarize the SCALE community with technology and various online resources.  They explain why they believe that it is crucial to augment SCALE’s online presence and to help students to take advantage of the numerous online services and opportunities. Andari [...]

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Janice

On March 26, 2012 By

SCALE Executive Director Janice Philpot discusses the importance of schools and reflects on her own educational experiences and the effects they have had on her own values, attitudes, and goals. Click here to listen

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Maureen

On February 23, 2012 By

Maureen, a member of the SCALE staff, relays the inspirational story of her son Sean, an Iraqi War veteran who, after enduring life-threatening injuries during service, used his physical and mental strength to beat odds and recover fully.  Sean’s recovery and subsequent success shows how the strength and sheer determination of an individual can [...]

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Auri

On February 10, 2012 By

SCALE student Auri shares her own experience of her recent immigration to America, discusses the opportunities that language acquisition can create, emphasizes the value of an education, and urges listeners to constantly seek knowledge and intellectual stimulation. Click here to listen

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