There has been a point in every college student’s life where they have been cramming for a midterm at one o’clock in the morning, drinking their eighth cup of coffee of the day and repeatedly FaceTiming their mom asking themselves, “What am I even doing in my life, and why on Earth am I in … Continue reading Sophomore Year: Midlife Crisis
As defined in the honorary Urban Dictionary, the Freshman 15 is “when a first year college student (usually a female) eats a ton, and proceeds to sit on her ass and gain fifteen pounds.” I actually laughed out loud at this, not only because of the straightforward, awful description this man-child gave to a term … Continue reading The Freshman 15
Exactly 252 days ago, I walked onto Bordner 300 and into 312 for the first time. I knew no one, not even my roommate, and to be honest, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I had spent my first day of college moving my whole life in boxes up three flights … Continue reading The End of Something Great
All throughout elementary and middle school I was considered an “above-average” student. I tested into the high percentiles in english, social studies and science, making ISTEP a cakewalk that landed me into numerous honor-level classes; thus, allowing me to complete high school graduation requirements in just the seventh grade. Of course there were always those … Continue reading Average is Alright
Two weeks ago, I stood in the Indiana University Tennis Center with a thousand of other talented, beautiful women counting down from ten to reveal where, and with who, we would be spending the next three and a half years. Sorority recruitment, to say the least, was nowhere near to what I expected it to … Continue reading Seeking the Heights
Three weeks ago I moved 172 miles away from home into a 10’ x 15’ dorm room with a girl I didn’t know.