Expectation vs. Reality: What I Wish I Knew Before Graduating College

It has officially been one year since I graduated from my university. Last May, life was a whirlwind of excitement, stress, and doubt. Since then, I’ve come a long way and learned quite a bit about the workforce, my personal habits, “adulting”, and what makes me happy. Seeing as we’re in the peak graduation season,…

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5 Ways to Make the Transition Into Fall a Little Easier.

I know that I am in a minority when it comes to wanting summer to be over. I cannot wait till the next few days or so when both university and my work start back up again. But not everyone is as excited when it comes to giving up their vacation, or warm weather, or…

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Reintroducing Myself.

Welcome, welcome!

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Pre-Grad School Bucket List

Two months. Actually, I have less than two months before I start going to grad school full time while also working at my full time job. 50 days to be exact. So, I have just over a month until I throw myself into a never ending stream of running around, writing papers, and feeling like I’m…

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I Got Into Grad School!!

Two weeks ago I wrote this post about my long journey on finally applying to a graduate program. I have been checking my mail box, biting my nails, and wringing my hands everyday, needing to know if I will be starting my new academic adventure or not. Well, at the end of this past work…

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I Applied to Grad School!

It’s done. As of 3:53 PM yesterday, my graduate school application has been sent out. Now it is in the hands of the lovely admissions officers at George Mason University who will decide my fate. I want to feel hopeful, confident, happy. Yet, I can help but be riddled with self doubt and anxiety. There are…

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