COVID Check In

A pandemic is still happening. It’s still happening and I had control for a while but now, I just feel stuck. Routine tasks are difficult to complete. Procrastination is at an all time high. My mom asked me what I was doing the other day. My response: avoiding all responsibilities. It’s a very weird place […]

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Thriving grad School 101 (Especially While Black)

“In grad school, you should thrive. Thrive in the areas that push you closer to whom you are supposed to be and what you are supposed to give. It won’t always be pretty, but your program should be in line with the legacy and impact you want to leave. We’re no longer just trying to survive Grad School; we’re going to THRIVE and look and feel great doing it.”

This one is for all the graduate students, new or old! We’re taking graduate school to new levels but first, I figured I give you a few keys for greatness.

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Oh to Be A Black Woman

“But, oh to be a Black Woman”. Sitting in my emotions during these crazy times. Before you email/text/instant message/ snail mail me to assess my emotional state, please read.

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You Asked Me Who I Am, Now Don’t Discredit That.

I have seen and experienced differences amongst specified populations when it comes to minorities, but specifically Blacks. It can be intentional or unintentional when engaging in these spaces directly or indirectly.

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Six Months In…

“Growing up, I played with the idea of being a teacher”. Semester 1 of Year 1 in Teaching is almost over, here’s an update on how things are going in and outside the classroom.

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Every Millennial’s Must Have Apartment List

I’ve finally gotten settled into my apartment and life is going is so well thus far. Whether you’re getting your first apartment in a new city or changing apartments in a college town, here’s a list of things that make living on your own (or with roommates) so much easier (and not break the bank!) […]

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College Declassified: So Close Yet So Far

We’ve tackled packing. We’ve tackled decorations. But with an average of 21 days left until Fall 2018 move-in, I figured it was time to get real. We’re so close, yet so far away. Depending on the student, some parents may be ready to move them in their dorms, while others may still be trying to squeeze […]

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