Cessia Gonzalez

#FirstGen

There are several aspects of college that my family had no idea of how to help me with. Being a first generation college student for me means that I had to navigate the many resources and mechanics of university on my own. I am the trailblazer for my family in a way,...

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Understanding yourself more

In my college journey, I've grown to have a passion for emotional intelligence and understanding the emotional spectrum. This passion started with my upbringing and sparked when I found the book Emotional Agility by Sarah David. So in this post, I would like to...

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Senioritis- Where did the time go?

They say that time seems to speed up as you go from freshmen year to senior year of high school. It's almost as if you were on a roller coaster that slowly inches its way to the top. Then all of a sudden, it's senior year and you race through it so fast that you...

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Midterm/Exams- creating healthy habits

“It’s that time of the semester.” This phrase can say so much about how a student is feeling at that given moment. When I ask it to a friend, it’s normally because I can see the worn out look of long nights and stress. When I say it in response to my roommate's “how...

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March Madness- Giving Back

One thing to know about me is that I seek out and go to as many traveling opportunities as I can. This Spring Break I spent most of it in Little Rock Arkansas doing volunteer work and in the company of friends and family.  Outline: Little Rock AK. Alternative...

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The Waiting Game- My story/How to get through it

After months of writing, interviews, and fighting for myself, I uneasily opened the letter that held my fate. My future was riding on the contents of this one letter. After shakingly opening the letter, my heart raced and dropped…  I had applied to Texas A&M...

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