Independence is not all it seems…

I am a student from a low income family. My mother has made me balance school and work from the minute I turned sixteen. I worked at my old job for three years saving up for college while I was in high school. My mother taught me that if I want something, I will have...

My Last Few Days in College

I always think about my time in college as the separation of two worlds. My home life and my college life do not collide and there is something practical about that setup. Yet in nearly a month one of my worlds comes to an end. It is interesting to think that I have...

Diving Into the Deep-End

Hi everyone!!! I guess this will be part introduction and part “jumping right into the deep end”. I’m A’Daja and I am currently a first year at Washington University in St. Louis. A beautiful school, overflowing with charm and uncomprehensible...

Concrete Post-College Plans

The month of March has sort of decisive in terms of what is next. Around mid-March I learned from the second school I had applied to that I was admitted. This took me to be indecisive about which school to choose over the other one. One is Northwestern University’s...
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