The Beginning of The End– How to Keep Going

And just like that, welcome to the final month of 2017. You know those months where you count down the days, square by square on that calendar, until it's over? Well that was me with the month of November, but not because of how much I love the Christmas season (though I really do). You…Read more The Beginning of The End– How to Keep Going

Before and After– As the Glass Breaks

Have you ever heard that metaphor about the breaking glass? I heard it on How I Met Your Mother, it goes something like this: There are a lot of little things about life that we don’t notice or don’t really see until someone tells us. We don’t see it until we have nowhere else to…Read more Before and After– As the Glass Breaks

Welcome to Year 2: Plan for Success

My sophomore year here at Cal Poly officially began yesterday morning and I can already tell that it's going to be quite an... experience. Quick summary of my two days of class: Ran to catch the bus three times (only for it to be late), started work at the University Store, emailed far too many…Read more Welcome to Year 2: Plan for Success

An Open Letter To College Freshman

It wasn't until I had a conversation with an old friend yesterday that I realized I'm going into my second year of college— I'm not a freshman anymore. To look back on the beginning of college last year, it's odd to think of myself as two different people; the me then and the me now. But…Read more An Open Letter To College Freshman

Getting Unstuck: 5 ways to get back up again

Welcome to the second week of August— aka, the time when all the high schoolers realize that a new year just started and all the college kids realize that the end of summer is inevitable. With a new year starting for everyone and all the adults giving in to the impending end to vacation time,…Read more Getting Unstuck: 5 ways to get back up again

Here’s to the class of 2017

Last year, I wrote you a letter (If you haven't read it and want to, it's right here). This year, you get an entire blog post dedicated to you. Really, it is a very big thing, you should feel special. Because you are. Today is the day, you're graduating. Just like that, four years of…Read more Here’s to the class of 2017

How to define Senior Year

A year ago, I was a senior in high school preparing to stare down the mouth of my final month of high school. Talk about mixed feelings.  I was excited, I mean graduation was a BIG deal. The day we had been looking forward to since forever was finally catching up with us... My class…Read more How to define Senior Year