By: Valencia Harper, Ohio

Combining proposals can be both good and bad, because when you combine two proposals you can lose strength in both of the topics, or you may not be able to share a very important argument that you feel strongly about. Combining can be a really good idea, because you can save a lot of time by saving the committee from hearing the same proposal twice. Also, you can make some new friends and it can take a lot of pressure off you to share with someone else. Whichever choice you make you will have an absolutely amazing time. When you are presenting your proposal don’t be scared, because everyone in that room is feeling the exact same emotions as you are, and they have to get up in front of everyone and do the exact same thing. Remember to have fun, do your best, and just smile!