I think I know what I want to do…

Like most kids, I’ve had dreams and hopes of what I wanted to be. The first thing I ever wanted to be was a teacher because I had some really great teachers. Later, I decided that I wanted to be a doctor, a surgeon, a veterinarian, an astronaut, a paleontologist, you name it. I remember […]

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The Plan

The last time I posted, I was celebrating a birthday. The next time I post, I’m celebrating the new year. Yes, I know that it is twenty-nine days past the new year. But regardless of how many days have passed, it is the new year. That means it is a new opportunity to begin anew […]

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Relearning the ABC’s After College

It is common knowledge that college is the time for learning. It is the time to explore your interests. It is the time to redefine your boundaries. In short, it is about learning about yourself and where you fit into the context of the wider world. But once you walk across that stage in your […]

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Life After College – Thoughts

College is a bubble. So, what happens after graduation? Well, that bubble bursts. Suddenly, that protected world that you’ve known for four years is no longer there. You are suddenly tossed out into the real world. Twice in my life, I left college. And twice in my life, I was no longer in that college […]

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2016: A Look Ahead

Another year is about to end. 2015 has undoubtedly been a great year for me. I graduated. I wrote and finished my first novel. I’ve went on job interviews. I’ve had a few internships. I’ve started blogging (again). I increased my social media presence, connecting with fellow writers and professionals in my intended industry. All […]

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Looking Back in Order to Move Forward

To be honest, I don’t really like long titles. I prefer short ones. The ones that make you stop and go “Hey! What’s that?” and then start you on a long process of rumination. But, for some reason, this title seems fitting somewhat. And when I’m writing, I tend to go with my gut instinct, […]

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A Dream Wrapped in Silver

When I first decided that I would go back to college after taking a four year leave of absence, I had to figure out what I wanted to study. Like most college students, I kept changing my major, going from English to Art History to Classical Studies and then, finally, to German. I chose German […]

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4 Organizational Tips for the Online Student

As an online student, it is important to be organized. Being organized can make your educational experience less painful and stressful. Your homework can seem less daunting. And when you are calm and not stressed, then your work will reflect that. 4 Organizational Tips for the Online Student 1. Use binders! At the end of […]

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Graduation – Class of 2015

On Saturday, May 9, 2015, I walked across a stage at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH. I received my diploma and then walked off. I sat back down. I moved my tassel from the right to the left. I graduated. I am a college graduate. More SNHU graduates here  

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Top 6 Things I Learned at SNHU

6 Things That I Learned at SNHU  As I approach the end of my time at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU), I would like to share the top eleven things that I have learned. (Note: These eleven things are not in any particular order). 1. Time Management Since I take online classes at a brick-and-mortar […]

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