Self-Acceptance: 3 of 7 Things I’ve Learned in College

Although I love my school from the bottom of my heart, my college experience has been pretty bad. Between the countless night shifts, uncertainties with safe housing, and financial woes, there were few things motivating me to keep advancing year after year to a degree...

Leveraging Support: 2 of 7 Things I’ve Learned in College

There is something so isolating about struggling in college. Sure, no one is perfect, and the occasional slip ups are expected, but persistently struggling in college is often a lonely experience. Between the “maximum productivity” work culture that glorifies working...

Being Present: 1 of 7 Things I’ve Learned in College

When I look back at my college experience, I can’t think of many times where I was fully accepting and appreciating the present. I was often looking for ways to speed up each day, anxiously awaiting each break, and desiring the thought of walking across the stage and...

Looking For Land

How’s the job search going? Do you know where you want to work? What do you want to do? Well, my LinkedIn network is small. My academics could be better and “the job search” hasn’t even started for me. Lately, it’s been hard for me to...

Check the Cheese (part 2)

It has almost become second nature for me to spend the entire school year waiting for summer break. Then, when summer break rolls around, I start to get restless, even if I have obligations, and I anxiously look forward to the start of the next year. Then, the cycle...