My Next Chapter

The past month and a half has been so exciting. From seeing my dream school in person at the University of Massachusetts Amherst to visiting Philadelphia and presenting at the Eastern Psychological Association's Annual Conference, my life has been on the road for the past three weeks. The next week brings even more travel as [...]

Homesickness | Why Mental Health Sucks in College (Part 1)

Depression. Anxiety. Imposter Syndrome. Eating Disorders. Social Phobias. Specific Phobias. Bipolar Depression. Manic Depression. Self-Fulfilling Prophecies. Homesickness. These are just some of the many forms of poor mental health that college students go through in their four years pursuing a degree. For some, the degree takes longer because of these obstacles. For others, the degree [...]

Do It For You

Honestly, the graduate application has really taught me a lot about Higher Education and Student Affairs. First off, I learned that there are a lot of really talented people interested in helping students in a college population...like a lot! Last year, I was blessed enough to be able to go the Mid-Atlantic College and University [...]

Where Am I Now?

Four years ago I was not in a good place. I had self-doubts higher than I could have ever imagined. Nothing made sense to me, but education was what I was used to so I rolled with it. I had no expectations for college. I am a first-generation college student. My parents kind of had [...]

Full Swing

Not even a week into the academic year, and I am already hitting the ground running. Between classes, Field Placement, Internship, and all the other experiences I have happening this year, I am truly blessed to be where I am surrounded by so many amazing people. All of my classes so far have been amazing, [...]