Author Archives: verodiquez

Pass that Court Certification Test!

Hello dear students, Fair warning: I am deeply excited and coming out fresh from an amazing training in order to get certified as a State Court Interpreter. Before I continue, I want to thank Javier Castillo and Tony Rosado for … Continue reading

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Overcome the Newbie Fear: Prepare!

My dear students, I want to tell you how important it is, from personal experience, to prepare for your assignments once you start working as an interpreter. If you attended CATI’s conference last week, you will know how we, as … Continue reading

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Conference Confessions: Intimidating, yet Powerful.

  CATI’s annual conference is coming up! (yay!) So, I thought this would be a perfect time to share how important it is to attend these type of conferences if you want to learn, grow and further your career. There … Continue reading

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Great Business Resources in our Backyard!

Hello all, Since I have started to do more research for my new adventure, being a Marketing Director, I have come across many different resources that I had absolutely no idea existed, and they are right here in NC! Thanks … Continue reading

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Back from the Dead…the Busy Student Interpreter

First and foremost, I want to apologize for being absent for so long! Let’s just say that good things are happening, but they all happened at the very same time. Hey, this is just one one of the many lessons … Continue reading

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The Intimidating Task of Creating my Logo

If you have ever owned a business, or have worked as a freelancer, then you know exactly what I am talking about. You are not the only person that is doing what you are doing; there are many, many others out … Continue reading

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My First Insight into Court Interpreting

I decided to give myself a nice birthday gift this year, and there was nothing better than going to observe my mentor, Luz De-Castro Olaya, as she worked as a court interpreter! It was one of the few times I did not … Continue reading

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