An Open Letter to My College Self

  This is a letter to a younger version of myself in college, but each of us has our own letters. We have the lessons, insight and comical sense of reality that can only come from moving through life one day at a time.  Dear College Me, I know the future seems like a distant reality to … Continue Reading

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To the Girl Who’s Struggling to Accept Change

Dear Friend- Accepting and confronting life’s many changes is tremendously difficult, and you aren’t alone. We all experience the fear and longing. We all struggle to let go of the people and places we care about deeply. Everyone has a story. This is my mine. It’s the lessons I have learned – through various instances of … Continue Reading

How I Learned to Move on From My Dream College

If you had asked me where I wanted to go to college when I was a senior in high school, I’d have told you my top choice was UConn. It was the dream college to me. I would have said I was born to be a Husky and Connecticut was where I belonged. It was … Continue Reading

10 Things I Learned My First Semester of College

1. There are a lot of fun free things to do with friends. You really don’t have to spend money to have a good time. My school is constantly having free events. We even have a student organization that plans these events two or three times a week! They show recent movies and provide drinks … Continue Reading

24 Things You Take With You After Graduating College

You knew what you were leaving behind. You knew as you packed up your memories into a few empty beer boxes laying around your tiny apartment. You knew as you last hugged the people you spent every minute of the last four years with extra tight, and tried to convince yourselves that nothing would change. … Continue Reading