The other night I was thinking about the time when I was made peace about giving up on my degree. At that time most of my fellow classmates had already graduated a year or two before I hit the wall. I felt so behind. My loans could no longer cover my tuition and all … More When You Think It’s Over . . . and then the shift happens!
Today I had a lot on my mind. I was thinking a lot about grad school. A lot of my work consist of interviews. As an introvert who is also awkward and a little shy, I was always afraid to approach people or reach out to strangers. I guess you can say it was just … More Just One Door . . .
For the last few months, I’ve been thinking about taking one of those free college courses that’s been offered during this pandemic. I’ve been contemplating taken one of the business courses where you pay for the certificate only. My only concern is not being able to finish and losing money, since you have to pay … More Thinking About Taking A Free Online Course . . .
Last night I had a dream. I dreamt that I was trying to decide what college I should go to for my third degree. I always have a recurring dream of going back to the third college I attended, but in this one I was trying to decide between four options. I was trying to … More Dreams of college, fears and being inadequate?
Years ago, when I was in college, I remember seeing a poster that said “Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” I think it was a quote by George Bernard Shaw. It made me think because I used to always say “I have to find myself. I have to find who I … More Finding Yourself vs Creating Yourself
When we are children, we are asked what we want to be when we grow up. Most kids tend to say doctor, lawyer, teacher, astronaut and etc. You might hear a few kids mention wanting to be a singer/rapper or professional athlete, but usually the first thing that comes to mind is doctor, lawyer or … More Why Electives and After School Programs are Important . . .
Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about my childhood and also my college campus years. If there’s one thing that I wish I would’ve done its remembering to live in the moment. When you’re a kid all you want to do is grow up. You can’t wait to turn 13, so you … More Live in the Moment, with No Regrets. (My Advice for Teens & Young Adults)
The world can be kind of confusing for us women. We’re told that we should have children (or at least our first child) in our twenties because it’s better on our bodies and the older we get the tougher it is on us. We start think that we are … More The Importance of Being WHOLE, before being a Half. (Advice before Marriage)
Who are you? That was one of the questions that I received during one of my interviews. It was the one question that stumped me. I couldn’t even come up with a BS answer. I preceded to tell him that I was a recent grad and that’s when he stopped me. … More Who am I? (Stumped Interview Question)
Sometimes I sit back and reflect over my life. I think about where my mind was at 18 versus today. I had everything figured out by the time I graduated high school. I knew what I wanted my major to be and what career I wanted. Once I started college things changed and … More Regret Going to College?