This Semester

When I registered for spring semester in November of last year I was extremely excited. But this semester taken quite a few unexpected turns! The one class I expected to be my favorite turned out to be my least favorite! I was extremely excited to take a class that...

Financial Aid Troubles

Once again it is that joyous time of year to reapply for financial aid! I say that hesitantly because this year I have actually had more difficulties associated with the process of reapplying! Generally, most schools require three separate applications– the...

College Dividends

As a first generation college student from a low-income household, I always have difficulty adjusting to the cost of my college education. Each year the cost of tuition; and room and board increases by approximately $3,000. Additional expenses, such as the cost of...

Summer Plans!!

Happy New Year Everyone! Although summer break is probably not anyone’s mind yet, it is very important to brainstorm your summer plans early on! It’s never too early to start the summer internship  hunt because organizations want to determine their...

So Many Reasons to Be Grateful!

Wow. Just wow! When I look back on my experiences both in and out of college there are so many things to be thankful for! And so, I would like to take a moment to reflect on just a few of the things that I am truly blessed to have experienced. Family: I am very...