The 5 steps of the Moments Method
- Find Stories from your lived experience.
- Focus In on specific moments of growth and change.
- Map It to build the story’s beginning, middle, and end.
- Tell It Out Loud to unlock memories and emotions.
- Focus Out, replacing generic language with specific details.
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Northwestern University ‘19
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Bronx High School of Science, Cornell University