College is a precious thing to waste

Over the past few months, I’ve taken a few minutes out of my day to write down three things that I am grateful for — and admittedly a lot of those things included pizza delivery, cancelled plans, cupcakes and free beer glasses (where are my cheap, lazy, sweet-toothed introverts at?). I am grateful for more than 138 things in my life. It is so easy, when you are in the midst of school and work chaos, to forget that there is plenty to be grateful for and it is too often that we let our busy schedules get in the … Continue reading College is a precious thing to waste

Learning how to “adult”

The art of learning how to take life in stride So, graduation is in a month. That means I am supposed to be a real person and start doing real-person things like balancing a budget and filing taxes. I’m supposed to be able to prepare balanced meals for myself and pack healthy lunches to eat in the break room at work. However, I have a problem with this “lifestyle” for a number of reasons. First of all, what does balancing a budget even mean? It sounds miserable and boring. Just the idea of learning how to do it makes me … Continue reading Learning how to “adult”

Your best has yet to come

Advice on how to make your four years a launching pad to a happy life As seniors in college, we are under a lot of pressure. Pressure to graduate, find a job, decide where we want to go, blah blah blah. All the adult stuff we like to pretend we don’t have to deal with. But there is also one major stressor that many overlook. “College will be the best four years of your life.” Wow. Talk about pressure. Not only do we have to go in with that expectation, but we also have to take full responsibility for making … Continue reading Your best has yet to come