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Gap Years

This is my last semester of college as an undergrad, set to receive my Bachelor of Science in Biology. It feels like a long yet short journey since high school graduation, but I am ready for the future. Being a … Continue reading

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The Journey

Welcome to all, and to all are welcome! With the start of this new semester quite literally days away, I am overjoyed to have the opportunity to continue blogging as a way of expressing myself and reflecting on my time … Continue reading

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Inner Child in the Snow

Well, the holidays certainly weren’t as normal as we were expecting, and now we’re suddenly back to teleworking, so joy and cheer have been seriously hard to come by. But, in the middle of this dreary, turbulent January, we have … 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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Cookbook Review: Good and Cheap

In my last post, I wrote about how cooking can be a joyful and warming activity during the colder months. While I stand by that, I also recognize that acquiring quality ingredients can be inaccessibly expensive, and many of us … Continue reading

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A Menu of Cold-Weather Hobbies

Hoo boy, does anyone else feel like this colder weather showed up like a slap in the face? I am 100% more of a summer person, so these dropping temperatures come with a serious drop in my mood and energy. … Continue reading

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Driving Past Baltimore

My life has always seemed to orbit around Baltimore, and once again I found myself cruising past the old city, and watching its colors fly by. What caught my attention was the cruise ship docked in the harbor, its lazy … Continue reading

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Controlling What You Can

Feeling like things are out of control right now? Here are a few safe and inexpensive things you CAN control to make yourself feel like you’re on top of your stuff. Dye Your Hair If you decide to do this … Continue reading

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5 Key Steps to Motivation

Keeping yourself motivated is one of the hardest things to do. It is so easy to become discouraged or overwhelmed. Every student has their own stories and trials, and throughout my educational career with my personal experiences, I have discovered … Continue reading

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What I Wish I Knew In Undergrad

Anyone else feel like life before 2020 existed in a completely different universe? I look back on memories from my undergraduate career at UMBC and I think “No, that couldn’t have been me, that feels like someone else’s life. So … Continue reading

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