Going to university was certainly a learning curve for me. I had a lot of ups and downs during my freshman year, but one of the hardest parts turned out to be readjusting to life at home once the year ended. But I learned a lot over these last four months, and I want to share it here.
I’ve changed over the past year. They probably have, too. And if there’s one thing I’ve learned, it’s that people aren’t just one thing. Very rarely is anyone completely good or completely bad, but it’s tempting to think that people who treat you bad are evil. But that’s just not true. Good people can do bad things; bad people can do good things. Bad people can also have bad things done to them. Both can exist at the same time.
On Thursday, I finished my first year of university. I’m not going to tell you that it was perfect, or amazing, or whatever else. Because truth was,… Read more " A Year of University in Pictures"
I’ve talked about several different endings on this blog: the ending of the first draft of my novel VINDICTA, the ending of high school, and the ending…… Read more “On Endings: First Year University Edition”
It doesn’t matter if you’re used to living with a bunch of people; you’re not going to be prepared. I’m an only child, but I grew up…… Read more “6 Things You Need to Know About Living in Residence”
I’ve been at university for about six months so far, and I’ve noticed one thing comes up time and time again: people don’t like Arts kids. Science…… Read more “What’s Wrong with Arts Kids?”
And so the frosh week diaries continue! (Part 1 can be found here.) DAY 5: FIRST DAY OF CLASSES Guess what I woke up to my first…… Read more “My First Week of University Part 2”
I AM OFFICIALLY AN ADULT. Okay, that’s a lie. But I did just start my first year of university, and I thought I’d tell you about my…… Read more “My First Week of University (Part 1)”
In less than two weeks, I’ll be moving to university. Here’s the thing: I’m an only child with social anxiety. I have lived with my parents for…… Read more “University Scares Me”
High school will suck. It will. There’s no way to get around it, no if, ands, or buts. There are no cheat codes, no shortcuts, and no…… Read more “Dear Future Graduates: An Open Letter”