Taking Time Off ~ Goals for the Semester Break

Somehow, 2020 has felt the shortest and longest year of my life. While I truly can’t believe that it is already halfway through December, I also cannot wait until classes and finals are finally over. For a lot of us, being inside and spending our days staring at our...

Reflecting on a Zoom Semester

In one of my other blog posts, I mentioned my post-midterms slump. For a lot of my friends and I, once midterms were over, I felt extremely burnt out and I lost a lot of motivation to put my all into the rest of the semester. I came into the semester knowing it was...

Getting Through Finals

If you know me, you know that I hate exams. Even the word itself sounds extremely intimidating. Add another level like the fact that you are taking an exam in college, it is no wonder that so many colleges romanticize stress culture as if it is a competition on who is...

Staying On Track

The college application process can be one of the most daunting experiences a high schooler can go through. To me, it felt like everything I had done in high school had built up to the moment where I would actually start my application and submit it. Coming from an...

Giving Thanks

During this time of year, I am constantly reminded of the endless support I have received throughout the years, especially in high school and college, to help me get to where I am now. Firstly, I am of course thankful for my parents and my family. Their hard work and...