Support System

Building a strong support system is not something I consider to have been a priority of mine, at least within the past 5 years. I think it’s a pretty common theme within Latin families that you are expected to carry your own weight and take care of your own...

Taking Breaks

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!! With being a commuter I am usually already at home, but to see all my friends get to travel home for a nice break was great to see. Usually, for Thanksgiving, my family gets together at my oldest brother’s house, but this...

The Importance of Support

Since November has passed in a flash, I find myself looking back at what I was grateful for during that time of thankfulness and community. I definitely had a rough start to college last year. I had no clue what to expect, both from my professors and the workload to...

My Support System

I am very grateful for many people in my life so far as I have journeyed through higher education and my own personal life. First off, my family has been my number one support system going all the way back to high school but especially since I started college. My...

Guide to Writing Essays in College

The transition from a New York City public high school to a competitive liberal arts college caused imposter syndrome to kick into full gear for me, especially in the classroom. As an aspiring English major, I prided myself in the writing skills that got me to Barnard...

My Support System

College has been a long journey for me. I am grateful to have been able to learn and grow from my experiences in college. I laughed, I cried, but most importantly, I enjoyed myself along the way. Anytime I wanted to give up, I had my friends and family there to help...