How to Finish Finals (Without Letting Them Finish You)

Final exams are right around the corner... Half of me is cringing just thinking about finals, and the other half is jumping for joy at the thought of finishing my first semester at college. (I'm so ready for Pre-Calculus to end I'd actually consider throwing a party to celebrate taking the last exam for that … Continue reading How to Finish Finals (Without Letting Them Finish You)

How I Create “Personal Space” at College…When I Share Everything

College is hard for introverts like me. I'm so used to having my own little bubble of space that the transition to college has been more than nerve wrecking. I went from having my own bedroom to sharing a tiny dorm room. I went from having my own car to relying on others for rides, … Continue reading How I Create “Personal Space” at College…When I Share Everything

Make It or Break It – Thanksgiving Edition

Turkey Day is right around the corner, and so is Thanksgiving break for college kids! Whoopee I get to go home! Sometimes actually all the time it's hard to make it through that last week of classes before break begins. Here's my top 5 list to surviving the wait. Finish all your homework early This … Continue reading Make It or Break It – Thanksgiving Edition

Social Media and the Ready-Made Opinion

In light of recent events around the globe, let me just chip in to say a little something about social media. Not everything you read on there is true. No brainer, I know, but some people don’t know where to draw the line when it comes to believing things. Just because John Doe’s grandmother shared … Continue reading Social Media and the Ready-Made Opinion

Veg Heads

Being a vegetarian on certain college campuses can be very difficult, if not impossible. I’ve been a pescatarian since my sophomore year of high school, and didn’t even bat an eye at the transition from home cooked foods to dining hall all access plans. Oh boy, let me tell you, I couldn’t have been more … Continue reading Veg Heads

Boring Keeps You From Getting Fired

We've all heard the saying "dress for the job you want, not the job you have" but in most cases showing up at work dressed as Catwoman would probably get you fired. This keeps workers showing up in dress coded pencil skirts and the humdrum black blazer, but don't you wish, even if just for … Continue reading Boring Keeps You From Getting Fired

The Art of Getting In

It was at this time last year my mother nearly threw away my first college acceptance letter. Yes, you heard me correctly, she nearly threw it away. UNC Wilmington had been sending me tons, and I mean TONS, of advertisements for their school, so my mother assumed the gold and teal envelope was yet another … Continue reading The Art of Getting In