Tag Archives: the Universities at Shady Grove

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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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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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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Spark of Spring

I have a flower in my office, or at least I did. When I brought it in back in February, I was so proud of it. The small buds it had just sprouted had just began to grow, just began … 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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Winter To Do List: Pond Skimming

With the threats of impending ice, salt-covered highways, and school delays growing ever more present in our hypothermic lives, spring seems more like misplaced hope than an actual change in seasons. Yet, for the skiers and snowboarders in our lives, … 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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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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Two Purple Lines

I sat in my office, my head slightly spinning, as I pushed through page after page of COVID testing sites, anxiously hoping to find an opening within the next few days. The words “filled” and “unavailable” had seared themselves into … Continue reading

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3 Food Bloggers You Should Follow For Easy At-Home Meals

If you’re like me, there never seems to be enough hours in a day, and the weekend seems to fly by like a 30-minute lunch break. The fall semester is in full swing and time management is key. With homework, … Continue reading

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