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I set a goal to purchase a rental property by 2021 as a step in making my day job “optional” by age 35. I believe that the fastest, most reliable way to guarantee years of monthly cashflow is real estate. Shelter is one of the basic needs of a human, after all, and there will always be demand for housing. Confident in my simple cause-and-effect logic, I began my journey of becoming a landlord at age 24.*

Now that my mind was made up guess what my first step in beginning my real estate empire was? Yup, I Googled it…


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I’ve been feeling the stress of quarantine and increased working hours more intensely lately. The anxiety hits the…


Me and Comet

A part of my obsession with dogs comes from wanting something that I can’t get. I’ve begged and…


However, schools need to find a way to bridge the wealth gap and equalize opportunities for all students, regardless of their financial background

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A few tears were shed in the creation of this habit.

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I cried at work on Monday.

While I was on call with senior leadership, something snapped inside of me, and with infinite gratitude for the Zoom mute button, I muted myself to sob onto my keypad. As I choked up my next sentence, doing my best to hide my recent outburst, the two leaders paused in awkward silence. My mind racing — will I get fired? — I quickly muted myself again. After a hesitant “are you ok?” …


A classic combo packed with veggie-based proteins and vitamins!

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This “salad” keeps well in the fridge, and is…


Lessons from a second year veteran Analyst at a large Consulting Firm

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Having been a previous intern and a direct campus hire into a large Consulting firm, I’m passionate about bringing top talent into the firm that has given so much for me. I’m fortunate to be a part of the recruiting efforts at my company, and this year, the most frequently asked question was: “how do you become a good Consulting analyst?”


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Life philosophies: ambition, diligence, and selflessness. Daughter, immigrant, and consultant dedicated to becoming her personal best, while elevating others.

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