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Headshot of Shabnam NooristanyHi! My name is Shabnam Nooristany, and I am a junior here at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) studying mass communications with a focus on public relations. I was born and raised in Arlington, Virginia, which is why I chose VCU as my college of choice – because I love the city so much! I am very passionate about writing and creativity, which is what inspired me to create a resource blog for students who need help with college admissions and tips for succeeding in school.

Since I was in high school, I've found happiness helping others. My family is originally from Afghanistan, and my passion for helping others started in high school when I created a club called “Help the Kids.” My peers and I gathered donations like clothes, utensils, pencils, books and more to create care packages to send to students in Afghanistan. Since I started college, it's been hard to balance school and maintain the club, so I took a break. However, I thought this Resource Blog would be the perfect way to help students in my community. Hopefully, I will help them on their journey to success!

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