I’m Not Always Outside When I’m Outside

I love being outside. There’s just something about the outdoors that sends me into a trance.  As soon as I step outside the door, all I can do for the first few minutes is stand motionless and take everything in. However, due to the weather and my attempts at...

Burnout is real!

I initially wanted to write this post about love and all the wonderful things about my school. However, I also think it’s important to acknowledge the beauty in honesty when things aren’t going quite right.  Winter can be a difficult time for many people. I for one...

What I Like About You (Barnard College)

Barnard College was my dream school when applying to colleges. I had made the decision to apply ED to Barnard after a month of going to campus and understanding the environment and community that I would be a part of if I was lucky enough to get accepted. December 12...

Conquering FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Otherwise known as FAFSA. When I look back to high school, filling out FAFSA felt like this daunting task and scarier than applying to colleges themselves. What made it even scarier was that a lot of students tend to feel...

Finances makes the world go around

Coming into college I knew I had saved up some money from working summer jobs and was looking forward to using that money at as many places I possible could. Coming to college I realized I had to change that mindset, or rather learn how to budget better. I never...

Dear College: An Honest Letter

Dear the University of San Diego, First I want to say thank you. Thank you for being my second home, a place where I can learn, and for being a symbol of my future. To this day, I look proudly to the white and blue letters of USD and the picture of the Immaculata as a...