The Friend in my Head

Best friends are one of life’s greatest joys. A best friend is the person you get to choose to let in your life, the person you tell your darkest secrets to, the person who will lift you up when you’re falling. But what happens when you realize the person you thought was your best friend never was? What do you do when you find out they never thought of you the way you thought of them? What do you do when your best friend wants you to fail? What then? Continue reading “The Friend in my Head”

On changing your mind

When I tell someone what I want to be when I grow up, I usually get a sympathetic stare and then one of those fake sounding “oh, really? That’s great.” kind of replies that I know they don’t mean.

Telling people you plan on writing for TV doesn’t always go over well when everyone around you is a STEM major. People think it’s a pipe-dream and that I’ll end up living on someone’s couch eating all their food. But here’s the thing: I don’t care what they think. Continue reading “On changing your mind”

Beach trips on a college budget

Today is all about planning the perfect beach trip when you’re on a tight budget, especially my fellow college students who can sometimes barely afford dinner. I’ve been there. I feel you. I posted about this yesterday on my Instagram story and some of you sent in some questions and I will answer anything that the post doesn’t cover at the end!

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College advice from a real life college kid

It’s that time of year again!

Summer is ending and recently graduated high schoolers are freaking out about college.

At least I was. I’m not joking. I got put on anxiety medicine AND had to wear a heart monitor because I stressed myself out so much about picking a school, picking a major, scholarships, financial aid, roommates, parking passes, scheduling my own classes, jobs, and OH MY GOD why did I have to graduate?????? Continue reading “College advice from a real life college kid”