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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?

Self Reflection Blog-Ception

Written by    Oct 12, 2017

(Really, that could be the title of any of my blogs.) Ahh, Fisher. Fisher College of Business. That sweet, sweet haven; the home of baby CEOs and investment bankers. Cool, cool, cool stuff. Fisher, forming its baby CEOs and bankers and networkers – they’re the people on the path to success, right? They are learning all that it takes to be on that path of […]

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Advice, Personal, Relaxation, Student Life

How to be the Bestest, Most Talented, All As, Dream Student

Written by    Oct 12, 2017

Welcome! We’re here at the tail end of Week 7 (is that right? fingers crossed) and I know I’ve got something you will all want to read. I’m about to give you my “How to be the Bestest, Most Talented, All As, Dream Student” guide. So, click those seat belts… let’s go for a ride! So, who is a bestest, most talented, all As, dream student? […]

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Academics, Classes, midterms, Personal, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life, The Future

How to Get Into an (Awesome) Research Lab

Written by    Sep 29, 2017

Some students come in to college and need some time to adjust while others want to cut to the chase and dive into all sorts of intense academic and intellectual endeavors. As soon as I stepped onto Ohio State’s campus and saw all of the resources beckoning me, I knew that I fell into the latter category. Over the summer I had filled out nearly […]

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Academics, Author, Personal

The Problem with High Achievers (oh, come on, this is nothing new)

Written by    Sep 26, 2017

Ironclad. That’s what we all want to be, right? Ironclad, strong and glad, internally very sad. No, not really. Those were just great rhymes. But as my sophomore year schedule picked up, I realized that I was somewhat addicted to protecting myself with an iron shield. I could feel myself becoming detaching from emotions to increase my productivity: don’t think, don’t feel, just work. That’s […]

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Academics, Personal, Stress, Student Life

Stone Laboratory

Written by    Sep 25, 2017

Yes, our campus here at Ohio State is huge and wonderful. We have just about everything you need to survive the college life. But sometimes you need to get out of your comfort zone and take an adventure. If you’re interested in science and love being outdoors, I highly recommend you visit Ohio State’s Stone Laboratory! Floor mural in the Stone Lab dining hall What […]

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Classes, Personal, Research, Travel, Work

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?