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...

It's about to get personal….

Personal statements can be equal parts refreshing and terrifying because of its open-endedness. How can you POSSIBLY put your whole life and personality into two pages? That is something I remember struggling with when I was applying to colleges in high school, and...

BYOFB-Build your own fan club

College is a trying, and sometimes trifling time. It is a period of remarkable personal growth. It’s kind of like a second puberty now that I think about it—minus the awkward disproportionate physical growth. College is a period, pun intended, when you should get...

Enough

Something that I struggled the most with as a first year was the feeling that I was not enough. Not smart enough, not articulate enough, not assertive enough to be able to stand toe to toe with my peers. I’m from straight hood and these girls were from a world of...

My Cinderella shoe internship

This summer I found the Cinderella shoe of an opportunity with the Los Angeles County Department of Health in South Central Los Angeles which is also, coincidentally, my home. I interned right in the heart of my hometown of Compton which was JUST the experience I...