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Making (And Keeping) New Friends

Nothing kills your social life like a two-year global pandemic. Not only was it virtually impossible to meet new people, but keeping up with existing friends could at times be an emotionally exhausting task. Can anyone else relate? The good … Continue reading

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Take a Sick Day

This morning, my partner woke up and immediately told me he’s not going to work today. He’s been feeling sick for a few days, and while he’s pretty sure it’s just allergies, he decided he needs time to rest if … Continue reading

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5 Ways to “Get Yourself Out There”

Have you ever been in a rut in life, and someone tells you to just “get yourself out there?” What does that even mean? As we’re still grappling with the pandemic, many of us continue to feel isolated and scared … Continue reading

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Studying while Listening to Music

I never understood why people would listen to music while studying, especially when it’s a genre they are fond of. I get distracted way too easily and start signing along instead of taking notes and reviewing my lecture slides. Fun … Continue reading

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Failed Internship Applications

The amount of internships I have applied for and either been ignored or rejected is comical. I have felt like I am not worthy of those internships and that there is always someone better. Well though there may be someone … Continue reading

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Should You Go to Grad School?

Back in May 2020, the pandemic had only just started, I was between jobs, and not really sure what my future would be. From very early in my college career, I had been considering the option of going to graduate … Continue reading

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Staying active

Staying active can be extremely difficult for many, and so is staying on top of assignments, internships, jobs, and personal life. Our schedules remain hectic as our days progress especially as we continue to pursue our educational goals. I, as … Continue reading

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Job Shadowing

What is job shadowing? It is a temporary non-paid noncredit experience where you follow an employee at an organization and learn about a particular job or industry. While shadowing, you experience the normal day-to-day activities they might experience while working … Continue reading

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Counting Mistakes

The steam rolled upward, swirling around itself, dancing and dodging snowflakes in its ballet. It’s long elegant ball made it past the roof a few stories away before the last dredges and wisps made their goodbyes into the hazy mist … Continue reading

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I Made Bingo

My 21st birthday was a month after COVID began. Stuck in my room, I spent it watching YouTube videos and going on a walk through the woods; my plans for a big birthday brunch out the window. For years, I … Continue reading

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