Bring it home

The last leg of a race, is always the hardest to run. It’s not because your body can’t handle it. That home stretch is your body against your mind, it’s all up to your mind’s stamina and desire to finish. Maybe it’s because I love running, or maybe it’s because...

Fan your fire

For me, it’s Rocky Balboa’s blaring theme song that rouses me from states of melancholy. It’s Steve Prefontaine’s audacious spirit. These are my role models, people’s whose quotes I have taped in front of my desk. I need all the motivation I can get to make my way...

Ode to College

I don’t think I fully understood how college would change me. Prior to coming to Wellesley, I really had no clue about who I was. As cliché as that sounds, it’s true. I didn’t know if I was a follower or a leader, a shy person or an outgoing one. In high school, I...

Chin up, Buttercups!

New Year’s Day has come and gone, and I am getting ready to enter my last semester of college. I’m graduating in May. There, I said it. Therefore, it must be true. Even though it totally doesn’t feel like it’s true. This chapter of my life is coming to a close and I’m...

Fight the good fight

The idea of your first round of college finals can be daunting, I know. You’ve only just gotten your foot in the door and you’re already expected to take these exams. You may be exhausted and overwhelmed from the newness of college, and the sheer volume of everything...
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