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Author: Grace Douvos

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I'm from the Bay Area in California. I recently graduated from Tabor Academy, a boarding high school in Massachusetts, and will be continuing to study international relations at the George Washington University for college. My passions include service, playing and listening to music, and traveling.

Posted May 30, 2019, 9 a.m. by Grace Douvos | View Comments
Teaching at City Year

This post is part of our new series, in which students and young adults tell their own stories of discovering, nurturing, and pursuing their passions. When I began applying to colleges, the main question in my head was: “How will this college help me change the world?” My passion for social change began when I was 13 years old and moved across the country to go to boarding school in Massachusetts. I was still discovering my passions and figured that the best way to find things I liked to do would be to try new things. During my first winter ...