I am beginning a blog series called “Expectation VS. Reality: First Generation College Student Edition”. Consider this blog in a brief introduction to the series. Being a first generation college student teaches students more than just what they learn in the classroom. I think a lot of first generation college students are pushed in the […]

I have composed a list of my favorite assigned readings as an English major. I did not include any of the interesting written works I’ve read post-grad. The compositions on this list range from 10th-century plays written in Old English to 21st century theoretical essays. I enjoyed reading each of these works for different reasons. […]

I’m going to travel back one year to when I was an undergraduate student. My schedule changed drastically during my junior and senior year of undergrad but three things remained the same: I was a full-time student (taking at least five classes), I worked approximately 20 hours a week and I participated in collegiate track […]

Just hearing or reading the word “networking” makes my heart beat faster. I used to hate the concept of networking. Why couldn’t I just stay at home and rely on merit to get me through the door? I learned that while merit gets people acknowledged and is an indicator of one’s future performance, building lasting […]