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Freshman: Know Yourself

Freshman: Know Yourself

A large chunk of my time this summer has been spent mentally preparing myself for the fact that I am about to begin my senior year in college. Over the past three years, I have learned a lot about myself, including how much I can handle. 

Map-Making & Wandering with Purpose // Finding Goals

Map-Making & Wandering with Purpose // Finding Goals

When you were five years old, scribbling the creation of your imagination with crayons, someone may have asked you, "What do you want to do when you grow up?" Perhaps you excitedly replied a doctor, an actor, or  the president. Maybe you confidently answered an astronaut, a superhero, or a princess. However, many of us find that once we are actually "grown up," we draw a blank. The childish confidence sputters out into silence, and we are left waiting, wondering what to do next when we actually have no idea of where we are going. 

Ten Lessons to Learn Before College

Ten Lessons to Learn Before College

The transition to college is exciting, but it can also be challenging and stressful. However,  but  can ensure your transition to college goes smoothly by learning certain skills in high school. These skills allow you to adjust to the big changes college brings and actually enjoy the transition. Without further ado, here are ten lessons you should learn before college. 

New Years Resolutions & How to Keep Them

New Years Resolutions & How to Keep Them

This new year means we get a clean slate, an opportunity to start again, and to right the wrongs that somehow got away from us in 2014. But at the same time it's scary. Now, I'm no master of goal setting and maintenaince... but I have learned a few things I'd love to pass along.