Make Sure You Can Always Breathe

Let’s talk about the narrative of “resilience” that is spoken of as the prized possession that happens when first-gen/low income students are put through elite institutions. I went to a dinner the other day that my university was hosting, and it invited FLI students,...

It’s the Final Countdown! Finals Edition

At CMU, the semester ends on a Friday. That day Activities Board, the only student-led campus organization that holds campus wide events hosts the semesterly extravaganza called End of the Semester. The campus basketball gym, Wiegand Gym, becomes a hub for fun! And...

Successful Tips For Stress Free Finals!

Let’s talk about final exams. This word that can generate fear, nervousness, stress, and anxiety. I have experienced all of these feelings before during finals week. Having just completed another set of finals, I would like to share some tips that have helped me get...