Week 3: YouTube Live Chats with College Partners

This week, I’m First! and Strive for College hosted its  third chat in a month long series of YouTube Live Chats with College Partners. In these chats, colleges and universities discuss information about their schools, talk about the great programs available for...

Why self-care can be dangerous

At many points in my college experience, there were times when I was not feeling the best. The injustices in the world and in the community, in addition to my personal life made it challenging to socialize with others, go out, and being mindful of the moment. It is...

Fall Gratitude

As the end of my last fall semester as an undergraduate student rapidly approaches, I am beginning to reflect more on these last four years and how far I have come. I started my journey as a college student at a community college in Southern California. Although I was...

Ready to peace out

Once I found out that I had no classes on Tuesday the week of Turkey Break, I was like “Peace out Wellesley,”. About a week from now I will be back in sunny California and far from cold, autumnal Massachusetts. Believe me, I am so ready for this break. November has...

"Semi-Charmed Life"

On Sunday and Monday nights, I savor the silence. Because Tuesday through Saturday sound a lot like: “I want something else To get me through this Semi-charmed kind of life, baby, baby I want something else I’m not listening when you say Good-bye” It’s 1:40 AM...
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