Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Be Studious - National Be Your Best Self Week

This week, we will feature a series of posts in celebration of Distinguished Young Women's National Be Your Best Self Week. Katye Brock, Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2011, will share about one of the five elements of the Be Your Best Self program each day. Learn more about National Be Your Best Self Week here!


I’m sure it has been pounded into each and every one of your beautiful brains to try your best in school.  As cliché as it sounds, that is incredibly important as you grow up and move to college—I mean, we are talking about the rest of your lives, girls!  Being studious doesn’t simply mean making good grades; it means being curious individuals, excited to learn about the world around you, and not always taking the path of least resistance.  I know we always like to find reasons that we are better than our male counterparts (I mean, there are thousands out there!...Just kidding!), so here is an interesting article from the New York Times about just how studious women are in comparison to men.


Katye Brock is a college freshman at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tennessee majoring in International Studies. Originally from Tullahoma, Tennessee, Katye was a participant in the Distinguished Young Women program and was selected as the Distinguished Young Woman of Tennessee for 2011 and the Distinguished Young Woman of America for 2011. Learn more about Katye here!

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