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
“When my heart is overwhelmed lead me to the rock that is higher than I.” Psalm 61:2 Today is November 9, 2016 and in the early hours of this morning, Donald Trump was elected as our 45th President of the United States. This blog post is not about who I voted for, my reasons for … Continue reading Yet, I Am Thankful
Three weeks ago I moved 172 miles away from home into a 10’ x 15’ dorm room with a girl I didn’t know.