tyler shamblin

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Life comes at us with new opportunities all the time.  It could be new schools, new jobs, new relationships, new ideas, etc.  Whether you are eager to try new things every time they arise or you are hesitant to enter unfamiliar territory, read this blog for an approach to any new experiences coming your way!

Grocery Shopping 101

Grocery Shopping 101

Have you ever felt like your grocery bill isn't getting the most out of what you paid?  Do you hate fighting the crowds when getting those much needed items?  Read here for suggestions to improve your grocery shopping trip.

Finding the Best in Others

Finding the Best in Others

People are an essential part of our lives, and we must know how to positively relate to them.  In order to do so, we should learn what brings out there best attributes, whether it be a compliment, the right perspective in conversing with them, or even forgiveness if they need it to progress the relationship.

Transitions and Changes in College

Transitions and Changes in College

This time in your life is filled with many changes, most notably in your first experiences at college.  Included in this blog is a perspective on how to embrace the change and adapt to the alterations in your lifestyle.

Restaurants to Try in the Jackson Area

Restaurants to Try in the Jackson Area

Searching for a new favorite restaurant in Jackson? Looking to explore the area and potentially try some foods you've never had before? This blog highlights many of the local restaurants that all need to at least be experienced once in your time at MC.

Dear High School Me...

Dear High School Me...

Reflection is a healthy part of growth in life. When we look back to our pasts & take a close look at who we used to be, not only do we see how far we've come but we can recognize the most important parts of the journey. Reflection allows us to learn from everything that life has either handed us politely or thrown quite forcefully at us. With that in mind, here are two of the Choctawk bloggers' takes on their high school selves in the form of letters.

How to Budget at College

How to Budget at College

An underrated skill that is essential to learn in college is personal budgeting.  In this blog, Tyler shares some of his learned lessons and also much advice as to how the college student can win financially.