How many hours in a day are there again?

As I enter my junior in the hope to find some normalcy I was immediately met with an overwhelming amount of information and new experiences. Living out of the dorms the first few weeks back has definitely been an adjustment for me but it’s definitely becoming...

Working In College

As a student Freshman year, I decided to take a position as an on-campus tour guide. This job has been such an amazing blessing! I have been able to meet other students here around campus, getting to improve my speaking skills, and getting to interact with pro-staff...

First Things First

Hey all! My name is Mandy and I’m so excited to be joining the I’m First! family. For my debut post, I figured I’d tell you guys a bit about myself. I’m a senior at Boston University studying Communication Studies (so a combo between Public Relations and Advertising)...

College: Reality Check

Was I academically prepared for college? Yes and no. The focus of my high school instruction was breadth, not depth. Having this breadth prepared me for a liberal arts education, not the rigorous engineering major I pursued my first year at Carnegie Mellon University....

Almost There: Fall Semester 2019

The next few months seem to be brimming with opportunity. Opportunity often brings me feelings of anticipation, but recently, fear. I say fear coming from the workload I’ll have in the fall semester. I applied to the Washington Semester Program for Fall 2019. I’ll be...