Dealing With Self-Comparison

All throughout school you compare yourself to others. “Susie got accepted into five internships already and I haven’t even heard back from one” “George is graduating a year early while I have to take an extra semester during the summer just to catch up.” The...

Exams, Exhaustion, and Emotions! Oh My!

Midterms and Finals have the ability to affect our mental and physical health in such a way that it is practically unfathomable. Without even factoring in the unknown of virtual exams, in person exams were peak stress. You can study your heart out and still feel...

Doing Too Much

I am a victim to the too much gene when it comes to work! The immigrant mentality that many of us first generation children face is that we need to work extra hard to survive. To prove to everyone else that we are worthy of being there, we have to be the best. I was...

A love letter to college

Dear Catholic University of America, I love you. I love you because in this home away from home I have found freedom and friends and I could not be more grateful. While I may have a love/hate relationship with some classes and especially homework, the CUA life is like...