I love to make lists.
Its coming to that time of year when everything is starting to build up–the amounts of schoolwork you have to stay on top of, the amount of hours you’re working, and the amount of time you are stressed out. Its important to give yourself a break and take a step back from all your responsibilities for a little bit.
After moving in with my boyfriend three months ago, I felt it was time to write a blog post on what it’s really like living together. Continue reading
Even three years into my college career, I still get crazy homesick at times. Its always been hard for me to be away from home and I’ve always loved going back. Theres just something about knowing everything and everyone–the comfort, the security, the lack of effort, that makes being home the best place in the world.
As my third year of college approaches quicker than ever, I have decided to write an open letter to my future self to reflect and respond to at the end of the school year.
Being a college student means you have a lot of responsibility on your hands–and this is one of the first times you are out on your own, independent and alone. The pressure is on to keep up with classes, while possibly having a job, taking care of yourself and your little home, as well as having a social life and time for yourself. There’s a lot going on. So here are five tips to help you stay organized in college from the very start to your last final.
My first two years of college were a bit unorganized when it came to how I wanted my bedroom to look: I had a huge white comforter to match with whatever my mind decided I wanted and that was all the structure there was. After awhile I got really annoyed with my teal baskets and my purple sheets and the red light-up “M” on the wall, as I had just bought whatever I thought looked cute for my freshman year without a theme in mind.
Earlier this school year, I wrote a blog post on my hopes for the future as a sophomore at CSU. I was only a few weeks in, but I already knew at that time that this year was going to be different, that this year was going to be everything I missed out on. And it more than excelled at my wishes. As the second year has finished, I can reflect on everything I did and everything that made it so great for me.
*For those of you that may not know what STEM stands for: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.* Besides the straightforward majors of STEM, this consists of biology, computer science, horticulture, biotechnology, chemistry, physics, and many more.