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Secrets of Thompson Library (Pt. I)

Written by    Apr 15, 2019

Did you know that you can get a Columbus Metropolitan Library card in less than five minutes without even leaving campus? Neither did I. But you can if you go to the circulation desk on the first floor of Thompson Library (if you’re entering from the East turn left right after you rub William Oxley Thompson’s head). Ask one of the library assistants to help […]

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Advice, Author, Campus Life, Columbus, Personal, Schedules, School Spirit, Stress Relief, Student Life, Studying, Why Ohio State?

How I Still Get 8 Hours of Sleep in College

Written by    Apr 15, 2019

Finals are upon us. Take care of yourself. I’m kind of known for being a grandma: I have a bedtime. At 9:30. I don’t like staying up, and I don’t like going through life tired, especially in school. I want to be able to do my best work, to pay attention, and most of all, to feel healthy. Sleep isn’t for the weak; I think you know […]

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Advice, Author, finals, Personal, Relaxation, Stress, Stress Relief

Landing the Internship: Advice

Written by    Apr 1, 2019

In my last post I mentioned how securing a summer internship takes a great deal of time, research and effort. These are some of the things I did to streamline the process—hopefully they help. 1. Do Your Research This begins with picking a city and doesn’t end until after your final-round interview.   Start by figuring out where you want to work and for what […]

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Advice, Author, Internships, Personal, Schedules, Stress, Student Life, The Future, Why Ohio State?

On the Decision to Graduate Early

Written by    Apr 1, 2019

Freshman year, when I first told my advisor I wanted to graduate in 3 years, I was not met with the excitement I expected. While I thought it was a great idea for my future, she had seen students in the past make the same decision as me and go on to regret it. I assumed everyone would pat me on the back and congratulate […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Personal, The Future

Ohio State Football’s Student Appreciation Day

Written by    Apr 1, 2019

As a lifelong Ohio State football fan, I’ve spent a lot of time appreciating the Buckeyes’ success in bowl games, their ability to bring in the best recruits, and their sheer domination of That School Up North. So it was great to find out that the football team takes one day out of the year to appreciate me and the rest of the student body. […]

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Athletics, Author, Events, Football, School Spirit, Student Life, Why Ohio State?

Columbus Food Scene: Katalina’s

Written by    Apr 1, 2019

Last week one of my friends from Miami came up to visit during her spring break, and we went to Katalina’s, a brunch place I’ve been wanting to check out. Katalina’s is south of campus, located at the corner of West Third and Pennsylvania Avenue. It’s a tiny place with sharpie scribbled on the walls from customers. They serve Mexican food, which is my favorite. […]

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Author, Columbus, Dining, Food, Personal, Relaxation, Weather, Why Ohio State?

Change of Pace

Written by    Apr 1, 2019

With the end of my freshman year (already) around the corner, I find myself looking back on what I’ve done and how things have changed since coming to Ohio State. One of the most memorable differences between high school life and college life (at least in terms of academics) is that everything happens faster here. A very important thing to remember about Ohio State is […]

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Academics, Advice, Author, Classes, finals, midterms, Schedules, Stress, Student Life, Studying

WELD Keynote Speaker, Thasunda Brown Duckett, CEO of Chase Bank

Written by    Mar 26, 2019

Last Thursday I had the opportunity to attend a Women for Economic and Leadership Development event downtown, where Thasunda Brown Duckett, CEO of Chase Bank,  spoke. Thasunda, known by most as “T,” spoke about her childhood and the hard work she’s put forth to get to where she is today. T shared how she diversifies her life portfolio by spending time on the things that […]

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Advice, Author, Columbus, Events, Honors & Scholars, Internships, Personal, Personal Events, Why Ohio State?

Landing the Internship: Reflection

Written by    Mar 26, 2019

I’m thrilled to share that I’ve accepted an internship with Paycor in Cincinnati this summer. I’ll be working with their internal communications team on multiple initiatives and helping to plan Paycor’s annual sales kickoff. I couldn’t be happier, and I am so thankful to my parents, mentors, peers and professors who have helped me through this process. It looks simple and easy when students start […]

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Advice, Author, Columbus, Honors & Scholars, Internships, Personal, Personal Events, Schedules, Stress, Student Life, The Future, Why Ohio State?, Work

An Update on College “Gymtimidation”

Written by    Mar 25, 2019

Earlier this semester, I wrote a post on going to my first rec fitness class at OSU. I’m the person that hates the gym because of my gymtimidation, which really means I’m irrationally anxious about the amount of people that can see me exercising in public—and mostly using every machine and technique incorrectly. Any time I went to one of the recreation centers, I had this fear […]

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Athletics, Author, fitness, Personal Events, Recreation, Stress, Stress Relief, Student Life