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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How I came to major in Communications

Since I started college in 2007 at age 18, I’ve been through at least five different majors. I started college with the intent to become an English major. I love the written word. I love reading British lit (Jane Eyre, Oliver Twist). I wanted to become a published writer. But then college started, I took a couple […]

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4 Tips for a Successful Job Interview

Job interviews are terrifying. Just saying ‘job interviews’ can cause tremors and evoke fear for many college graduates. And yet, it is an inevitable part of graduating. It is the next step. I’ve had a couple of job interviews. I’ve had some that went well and some that just didn’t. When they did go well, […]

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Life Lessons

I am 26 years old and I go to college online. Going for my Bachelor’s degree has been a long, emotional, often treacherous journey and I am excited that it is coming to an end soon. Right now, I have only five more courses to take until I graduate. Until I’m done. Until I can […]

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