|The first time I read my stories to a room full of people. I realized that with open-minded, respectful, honest people, sharing doesn't have to be so scary. —Marla, Editor In Chief
|My winning moment would be going out of the country for the first time (without my parents!) :) I felt really grown up and responsible for myself. —Steph, Art Director|
|I moved out and became financially independent about eight months ago. More responsibilities, yes, but also less commuting and more time to myself! —Dyan, Entertainment and Features Editor|
|My winning moment will be on March 30: my former students will be receiving their diplomas, and I'll be watching them march with my heart full of love and hope for these amazing, intelligent girls. #cheesybuttrue :) —Kaye, Editorial Assistant
|Paying off my very first credit card bill. Seems so trivial, but it always seemed to me like something so grownup and a very mature thing to deal with. —Macy, Web Managing Editor|
|My winning moment was probably when I graduated college with honors. It felt like such a great accomplishment and it felt even better making my parents proud for all my hard work, plus after all that they've given me. —Erin, Web Fashion and Beauty Assistant
|My winning moment was when I finished college! It involved a lot of sacrifices, tears, and sleepless nights—so you could just imagine how happy I was when my college adviser told me that I finished the all the requirements! —Ayessa, Web Editorial Assistant
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