Learning Outside the Classroom, Adventures Abroad

Four months ago, I was learning how to cook in Cape Town, South Africa. From June to December last year, I interned and studied abroad at the University of Cape Town. When I got to my hostel in Cape Town, I was on my own (the first time since college) in an entirely...

Giving Thanks

During this time of year, I am constantly reminded of the endless support I have received throughout the years, especially in high school and college, to help me get to where I am now. Firstly, I am of course thankful for my parents and my family. Their hard work and...

Finding Support Systems

I would not be standing in my last year of college, if I gave up on the first time I failed at something. I think as young adults we can sometimes be easily discouraged when something doesn’t go well the first time. Recently, I was disappointed to find out that...

Freedom is Free–the Rest is Scheduled

As a junior, my life just got real. It hit me once I hit the momentous third year just how much my present actions will directly impact my future, and how much the latter depends on the former. It’s a little scary—and because of that, I felt like I had to do...