Love Is In The Air

What I love about college is living with my friends. When I go back home during break, it is strange not to eat with my friends or socialize with them. I have created close relationships with my friends, and those friendships I hold dear to my heart. When I think...

Finances

Thinking back to the summer before freshman year of college, given that summer is right around the corner, I was getting worried about how to afford to pay my loans and other expenses. I personally thought that going to college was the end of the era in which I asked...

Self-Acceptance: 3 of 7 Things I’ve Learned in College

Although I love my school from the bottom of my heart, my college experience has been pretty bad. Between the countless night shifts, uncertainties with safe housing, and financial woes, there were few things motivating me to keep advancing year after year to a degree...

Securing the Employment Bag!

Since my freshman year, I’ve always sought out campus jobs. Being an FGLI student, it can be difficult to pay for personal expenses such as laundry or food (especially if you want to go out with friends and enjoy something other than the dining hall). Throughout my...

Practice Really Does Make Perfect

College is always referred to as a giant hurdle of academic and personal independence that must be trekked alone and full of hardship. While it’s true that college is a huge change in both of those ways, the last thing you’ll have to worry about is being alone....

The Rainbow after the Rainstorm

Rejection is the root of a lot of different negative emotions that one could feel towards themselves. Lack of confidence, appearance issues, even pushing yourself academically can be held back by the fear of rejection. Waiting for those life-changing letters to...