The Importance of Being a Mentor

One of the hardest things about being a first generation student is often times feeling alone. Coming from a family that did not have any experience with applying to colleges, I essentially had to figure everything out myself. While I did seek out help from my...

Summers: Then and Now

This past summer, I spent it at PayPal working as a Full Stack Software Engineering Intern. It was a tough learning experience as I was thrown into a new world but I am overall grateful for the experience. This internship was very technical and it allowed me to build...

How Internships Are Classist

There’s a terrible underbelly to the practice of internships that transcends the anxiety of finding an opportunity that leads to a ‘productive’ summer; and it plagues low income students disproportionally. This past spring semester, I felt frantic with worry over how...
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