The (Academic) Life

In the last month, I’ve begun to think seriously of what my role in academia is.  Perhaps the most surprising conclusion that I have begun to arrive upon is that our roles are constructed.  Undoubtedly it would appear that such a conclusion offends the very grain of...

Pick Me, Pick Me!!

As I see the colors of the leaves change and hear the chit chat of the tours through the hallway I realize it is a critical time for high school seniors, so I have some advice for you. If you have heard it, good. You are more likely to remember it. And for everyone...

Harvard BEAT DOWN!!

I was cornered, surrounded, and jumped by my workload this week. Let’s start from the beginning of the story. This past weekend was Parent Visitation Weekend at Harvard. My Mom and Little Brother were coming to visit – I was PUMPED!! I missed them so much and I...

Ace Your Next Scholarship Interview!

Hey seniors! I know it’s getting to be that time of year when all that is on your mind is how on earth you are going to afford to attend all of those great colleges you’ve been preparing applications for. Well, no need to worry anymore! The following  suggestions will...

Time Management 101

So, I’m at Harvard University. I have perfect time management skills, I’m some super-genius, and I got a 2600 on the SAT. Extra points for being awesome, of course. In my spare time, I rescue starving children in Africa. I wrote my first paper and got a A+ on it. I...
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