Ryann Tanap '12

Ryann Tanap '12
  • Hometown: San Diego, CA
  • Major(s): International Relations / Minor: Middle Eastern Studies
  • Coro Fellow in Public Affairs; Pittsburgh, PA

About Ryann Tanap '12

Campus Involvement: Filipino American Student Association, South Asian Student Association, Arabic Language House, Little Things at W&M, “I AM W&M” Week, Student Assembly Undersecretary for Mental Health & Safety, OCES regional & national alternative break trips, New Student Orientation, Alpha Phi Omega national service fraternity

Favorite Campus Offices to Visit: Center for Student Diversity, Office of Community Engagement & Scholarship (OCES), Professor Tamara Sonn (Religious Studies), Professor Francis Tanglao-Aguas (Theatre)

Favorite Spots: Swem Library during off-peak season (avoid during midterms & finals!), Ancient Campus Courtyard, Wren Building

Interests: photography, family road trips, spoken word poetry, Buddhism, Islam, cooking & baking (especially Filipino food/dessert), education as a tool for poverty alleviation, the arts as an alternative form of therapy

Posts by Ryann Tanap '12

What is Your Qadr?

Back in college, one of the most influential moments I recall was when Professor Tamara Sonn explained the concept of qadr in relation to

9 Things No One Tells You at the College

To my incredibly talented and inspiring Tribe Family: You’re not going to get straight A’s anymore. It’s a terrible thing to realize, as many

7 Helpful Tips for the Job Search

Long gone are the days of cold calling (and emailing)! It’s time to take matters into your own hands, with a refreshed perspective. By

Time moves faster than you think, so cherish it!

It’s been a year since I graduated from W&M, took a leap of faith and moved to Thailand – completely on my own. Since

Six Important Things to Add to Your “To-Do” List

For all of you preparing for graduation, listen up. I have some valuable advice for the class of 2013. To the classes of 2014,

A free handbook for you (from the Tribe Family)!

Dear classes of 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Welcome back! And for the freshmen and transfer students: Welcome to the Tribe family! Green and

From Overachiever to Taking a Breather

Hey Tribe! A wise friend once told me to find joy in the little things in life. He’s still one of my closest friends

Stop Searching for Dream Jobs

Hello Tribe! It’s good to be back here, this time, blogging as an alumna of the College! Commencement was only a couple of months

Life is Good

I know many of you may often feel loss, as I know I do most of the time. And when it comes down to