First-Year of College In Review

It’s over. What? I just finished my first-year of college. What an experience; there have been ups and downs, happiness and sadness, and laughter and silence. I have learned so much — about the world, myself, my faith, etc. My first-year at the University of Texas has been one of the most confusing, draining, yet […]

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College: That Kind of Week

You have three exams, one paper, two major extracurricular commitments, an interview, etc. Not to mention you have to eat, sleep, stay hydrated, and do so much more. No wonder college students are some of the most stressed individuals in the world. That may be an exaggeration, but I firmly believe that the college lifestyle […]

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Spring Break 2018 + Word Vomit

SPRING BREAK, where did you go? I didn’t even get a chance to say goodbye. Before spring break I felt like I was dying. I had a million exams, some papers, extracurricular commitments, and just so much more. I thought I was about to shatter into a million pieces; it was absolutely crazy. When I’m […]

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2017 Things

2017 is over. Wow. What a year. This year has been marked by assault, natural disasters, volatile political spheres, immense change — in my life and in the world. For me, this year, has been the most significant yet. Not only did I graduate high school, begin college, turn 18 — but I was aware. […]

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18 Lessons In 18 Years

Photo Credit: the lovely, Alex Hawes. I turn 18 today. What? I can’t believe it. I have lived for 6570 days — some good and some bad. Nevertheless, I have lived, survived, and learned. I have had the opportunity to be surrounded by a wonderful family, caring friends, and unlimited experiences. I am incredibly blessed. I […]

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8 Things I Learned About College Applications & Senior Year 

Hello, friends! I recently tackled the dreaded college application process and finished my senior year, which means I learned a lot. Here are 8 things that I wish I could tell myself if I could start over: Don’t underestimate yourself. Throughout the process, you might feel incredibly overwhelmed. You might think that your GPA, standardized […]

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Reflections

Hello, friends! Today’s post deviates from the normal recipe. I have had reflective thoughts moving around my head, so I thought I would share. Success is not only hard work. We, unfortunately, live in an unfair world. No matter how hard we work at the end of the day we can still be robbed of […]

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