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Asking For Help

Written by    Sep 12, 2017

If you’re anything like me, asking other people for help is your least favorite thing to do.

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Advice, Personal

Mom, Dad, Professor- I’m an Introvert

Written by    Sep 12, 2017

Breathe in, breathe out. Happy two weeks into the new school year! Being a sophomore now, I feel significantly older and wiser than my old freshman self. The key changes between last year and this year: I know what I’m doing with my life much better now, I talk more, and I have a lot more friends. Whew. Glad those concerns are out the window. […]

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Personal, Relaxation, Stress

You’re a Freshman: Advice to My Sister

Written by    Aug 17, 2017

I can’t believe you’re going to be a freshman starting tomorrow—a lanyard-wearing, large-group-walking, too-loud-talking freshman. I’m kinda worried about how college will change you, but I’m mostly hopeful that it will bring us closer—as in you’ll text me back sometimes and I won’t have to Snapchat you to get you to reply. As you’re saying hello to college, I’m saying my final goodbye. Here are […]

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Academics, Advice, Advocacy, Author, Classes, Personal, Student Life, Studying

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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Author, Campus Life, Personal, Why Ohio State?

2017 NBA Finals Part 2: Florence, Italy vs. Columbus, Ohio

Written by    Jul 31, 2017

Ladies and gentleman, I’d to announce that I have taken my talents to Greece and Italy this summer. And it was lit, man. Lit. The Acropolis in Athens, breathtaking ancient ruins. The Parthenon in Rome, the old-fashioned shoe. Chet street art and the David in Florence. The Bell Tower in Sienna with the most breathtaking view of Tuscany. The clear, deep blue waters of the […]

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Columbus, Home, Personal, The Future

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?

Choosing a Good Service Abroad: Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Written by    Jun 22, 2017

This week, I returned from my fourth service trip in Haiti since 2014, and I am excited to say that Haiti has improved so much since the previous time I was there exactly one year ago. You can read about that adventure here: Haiti: I save but I’m not a savior and Lè ou an Ayiti, wap konpran. Each time I travel to this beautiful and exotic country, […]

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Activism, Author, International, Personal, Travel, Why Ohio State?

Campus in the Summer

Written by    Jun 21, 2017

This summer I have the opportunity to stay on campus and although it was a hard decision to make, I’m so glad I followed through with it. Ohio State’s campus during the summer is more interesting than I would’ve thought.

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Author, On-campus work, Personal, Work

May-mester Memories

Written by    Jun 12, 2017

Today marks a week since I returned from being abroad for a month. (“What?” Where?!” “Why” a chorus of children’s voices ask)

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Arts, Author, Classes, International, Personal, School Spirit, Student Life, Study Abroad, Why Ohio State?

Loving my Summer Internship

Written by    Jun 1, 2017

Working in healthcare has never been a dream of mine. Most of my colleagues have really interesting stories about how they were personally effected by the healthcare system in some way and that is what inspired them to join. My reason is simple: they offered me a paid internship out of high school. Even though I took the position for what may be the wrong reasons, […]

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Author, Personal, Personal Events, Relaxation, Student Life, The Future, Work