How I prepared for Graduate School

Preparing for grad school had my anxiety at an all-time high, from finding schools to taking the GRE I felt like I was drowning in information with no lifeguard in sight. Since I found a process to find schools that made me feel better, I thought I would share. Step 1-Pick locations I had no […]

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It’s not that big of a deal.

  I’ve been telling people for months now that graduation isn’t that big of a deal to me. It was something I was always supposed to do. I did not want to participate in graduation, take pictures or send announcements. Now that the day has come and gone I realize it’s so much more than […]

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Things I learned while attending a PWI

A PWI is a “predominately White institution” or a school where White people count for over 50% of enrollment. Here are some things I’ve learned while attending my undergraduate institution. You will often have to play the face of the race. I go to a school where a nice percentage of the students have never […]

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Why faculty advisors/mentors are important

As a self-proclaimed introvert finding a mentor or talking to my advisor was a cause of stress for me. A mentor and a faculty advisor are 2 different things but they can help in similar ways. A mentor is something you usually have to ask for unless you get lucky and someone asks to mentor […]

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“So what are you doing after Graduation?”

The question every senior hates to hear. When I was in high school I would make up ridiculous things like waiting for my boyfriend at the time to graduate and get rich. People think nothing of asking this question but in reality, it is anxiety inducing for every senior who might not have it figured […]

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