Perception v.s. Reality on Attending College

Before I even got to college, I felt so limited in my options for higher education. As a DACA student I do not qualify for Federal student aid, this makes it impossible for me to afford attending any university. Even though I had strong grades, the only schools I...

The Internal Changes While Being Away from Home

The wind is intense, it dries my skin, especially my fingers, they have been exposed to the cold simply being occupied carrying some of my groceries—a different type of groceries, though. I feel that it has not been a month of being abroad, yet and I have changed so...

An Application Can Be a Headache: Plan, Take Action, Be Proactive

The semester has been able to turn on a more positive outlook. I feel every semester that you are going to have of college, a part of you always matures. Think of yourself being a plant or a tree that only grows and grows—your branches, leaves, roots, so much rooting...

Sometimes the Solution is Obvious and Cliche

This was going to be my year. Or at least, I had told myself it would. August and September have visited without so much as leaving a tea ring on my coffee table. October has already stood up, ready to say goodbye, and will soon be leaving by the same door. Do I have...

SeniUR Year

It’s that time of the year again! School has just begun but this year is different than any other. It’s my last year! It’s a bittersweet moment for me, as I just came back from abroad in Spain and now I feel like a brand new student. My campus has...