Friends: They Help Me Through

This year has proven to be my busiest one yet! Between my work as a Admission Fellow, my job at the performing arts center, my presidency of our campus Quest Scholars chapter, and – let’s not forget – my classes, I hardly have time to sit and enjoy a meal! But I must...

Diary of a FirstGen

This year feels different. I’m in a known place; I’m surrounded by familiar faces, but something still seems different. (In a good way, to be sure.) In spite of being used to campus, privy to the secret study spots, best dining options, and knowing precisely the last...

Enjoy These Moments

Just two short years ago, I stood in the very shoes most of you now stand. I had written, proofread, and rewritten countless essays and checked more boxes than I care to count. But most importantly, I had pressed that glorious – yet so intimidating – “Submit” button....

Love: My Community and Me

As I sit here reflecting on my week and plan my festivities for the coming weekend, I can’t help but think about how amazing today has been. First, I must put this Friday evening into the perspective of this week. It started with a normal Monday schedule of classes,...