I’m Really a College Student Now

A quick reflection on my freshman year of college. It’s almost a month since I finished my freshman year of college, and I’m finding it difficult to generalize the year in a few words. It would be wrong to say that it was “the best and one for the books” or “the worst school year…

Read More

Bittersweet Holidays: My First Lunar New Year Away from Home

Repost of my article published for Her Campus BU on February 19, 2021. You can read it on their website here too. As expected, moving 3,000 miles away from home for college means that you are going to miss a lot of family time. With that, you also miss many family holiday celebrations. The Lunar New…

Read More

Starting the new semester right.

Amidst my first New England winter, the spring semester has begun. It is very cold and snowy in Boston, and it’s the first time I’ve experienced single-digit temperatures outside. That was how I spent my first week. (AND a Nor’easter is coming in later today, which could end up being the most snow I’ve ever…

Read More

What I Thought of My First Semester of College

And some unrelated photos of Boston and BU Going into my first semester of college, I already knew everything was going to be different because of the pandemic. I was fortunate to go to a school that was still having some in-person classes because we were getting tested every three days and there were daily…

Read More

Five Tips to Become a More Assertive Person

and How I’m Still Learning and Improving Besides the booksmarts that I destroyed my sleep schedule for in high school, if there was one takeaway that I absolutely appreciate, it would be how I learned to be a more assertive person. Obviously, there is so much left to learn when it comes to advocating for…

Read More

The Impending Adulthood

This coming fall, I am finally going to be a senior in high school. Am I excited? Of course I am. It’s the year that my entire education has culminated towards, and it’s starting in less than three months. Of course I’m excited. However, as any teenager entering the so-called “real world” the future seems…

Read More