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Fashionably #ForTheKids

Written by    Nov 8, 2017

I’m no expert when it comes to fashion, but I knew BuckeyeThon’s annual fashion show benefiting the kids of Nationwide Children’s Hospital would not require me to be one in order to have a great time supporting the kids. And I wasn’t wrong. 🙂

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Author, Campus Life, Columbus, Events, School Spirit, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?

An Exciting Announcement

Written by    Nov 2, 2017

Eek!! (substitute whatever noise of excitement most tickles your whiskers). As of last week, I officially tacked on my second minor: Film Studies. More than just being able to minor is something of interest, this was an exciting moment for me because it officially marks my career shift. When I came to The Ohio State University, I was certain I wanted to be an English […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Personal Events, School Spirit, Travel, Why Ohio State?

How to survive Freshman Orientation

Written by    Oct 18, 2017

Coming to campus this past June was a crazy yet wonderful time! I learned so much in just two short days. Here are a few tips for making the most out of your freshman orientation experience: Plan Ahead Getting prepared for orientation before you arrive will save you so much stress. Try to make it a habit to check your buckeyemail daily. All of the […]

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Advice, Author, Personal, Why Ohio State?

Top 5 Reasons to Start College Undecided

Written by    Sep 19, 2017

I never planned on starting my college career in the University Exploration program, but beginning here ended up being one of my smartest decisions to date. Rather than rushing into something that I only wanted to do halfheartedly, just so I could tell other people I was doing something that sounded good, I decided to start off without a major. Here’s just a few of […]

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Academics, Advice, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

Is OSU too big?

Written by    Sep 13, 2017

I’ve lived in the same town in the same house my whole life. My high school was surrounded by cornfields. I was never a city girl, nor was I ever one who thought of what it would be like to leave my town. When I mentioned considering Ohio State as my next step, the responses were all the same: “But it’s so big!”   Of […]

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Campus Life, Why Ohio State?

My First Summer “Back” at Home: a Lesson

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Summer. For most it’s a brief time full of sun, tanning, relaxing, and water in one or more of its many forms. Now, usually this applies to me as well, however…this summer was my first summer “back” at home after living at school all year, and I was not excited about it. As summer is now coming to a close, I am now able to […]

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Ask a Senior: Was Ohio State the Right Place?

Written by    Jul 6, 2017

Every time my mom drove me home freshman year, she asked me, “Do you think Ohio State was the right place for you to go?” My reply was always something along the lines of, “I like it at Ohio State, but I don’t know if it means that I wouldn’t be happy anywhere else.” I graduated from Ohio State this May. After graduation, my mom asked […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Campus Life, Classes, Honors & Scholars, International, Internships, Personal, Personal Events, Research, Why Ohio State?

Student Research: What To Expect

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

Undergraduate student research has been one of the absolute greatest things I have done during my time at Ohio State. When I was a wee little freshman just a few short years ago, you wouldn’t have been able to convince me that I would be full-time student research assistant and getting published in REAL medical journals by age 20. There are many things I didn’t […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, On-campus work, Research, Student Life, Why Ohio State?, Work

Student Research: How To Get the Job

Written by    Jun 28, 2017

You may be wondering how to get a job in research after hearing all about what research jobs entail… either from my post Student Research: What to Expect or from your friends at Ohio State. Either way, you are a true science geek who is obviously super eager to join a lab. Congrats! It is usually difficult to start in a lab as a freshman […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Internships, Research, Student Life, The Future, Why Ohio State?

Running Opportunities In and Around Campus

Written by    Jun 27, 2017

Hello fellow Buckeye runners! Hoping to find where to run on campus and join races? Looking for some running buddies? When I first came on to campus a few years ago, I wish I had known about these opportunities for running and working out on campus and in the surrounding area. Here are my recommendations for routes, races, and people to run with! Where is […]

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Athletics, Author, Columbus, Events, Recreation, Student Life, Student orgs, Why Ohio State?