Thoughts After Second Year

My second year of university was one of the hardest and most stressful times of my life. But it was also one of the most fun times, too. I went out with friends and met new people and went to new places and opened up a little bit more. I even got the chance to share my work with others a couple times. I may have been back at home, but I was probably the most open, and, despite the stress, probably the happiest I’d been in my life.

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PSA: It’s Okay to Not Know What You’re Doing

Here’s the thing: I’m nineteen years old and finishing up my second year of university, and 95% of the time, I have no clue what I’m doing. I’m not that all-knowing, responsible adult I thought I would be thirteen years ago. I’m not a capital-A Adult, and I don’t think I ever will be.

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Thoughts After High School: Humans Are Messy and Complex

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.

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 A Year of University in Pictures

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, it wasn’t. At times, it honestly sucked. There were several times throughout the year that assignments nearly overwhelmed me. Hey, last week I had four exams within five […]

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What’s Wrong with Arts Kids?

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 majors, med students, biz kids—no matter the degree, a lot of people tend to look down at people with degrees in the Arts and Humanities. We’re wasting our […]

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