Category Archives: Jarred

Leaving my Roots

I asked myself this past week was if I felt my journey to China was worth it, and I honestly struggled to answer the question. After getting home from work at around 9pm nearly every day this week having left … Continue reading

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The Present; An Education; A Family

It is pleasant to reflect on my internship with TCK Schools because of how much work the other interns and I have done to build up the company with guidance of the expert, Andy, who has built many businesses. This … Continue reading

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On a Personal Note

Working for TCK Schools & Learning, (which recently changed its name from “ALA”) I have learned what living through an industry investment boom feels like. I have been in coworking space during my internship, and so there are many other … Continue reading

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Taking a Step Back

This week has been difficult. In the coming weeks we are going to start implementing the school system the other interns and I have been creating this past month into Chinese schools. With the launch of operations come many new … Continue reading

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The Seriousness of Work

Since the beginning of my internship as a part of the ALA startup team, I have been developing master plans, essentially building a school system from the ground up. On my first day, my supervisor said that he wanted 9 … Continue reading

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The Daily

This internship has shown me a feeling I have not known deeply enough from prior experience- the fatigue of a day at work. In my first weeks I lost my motivation for post-business self-improvement or challenge. It is interesting because … Continue reading

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Order from Chaos

After an unforgettable week of timeless adventures, seeing the historical and monumental hotspots of Beijing, it was strange to realize that I still had seven more weeks in China and even more bizarre to realize that my first day of … Continue reading

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