The Last Trip: Cancun, Mexico

On March 11th, I got on what would be my last plane ride for a while. As three (it was supposed to be five but two backed out) of my friends and I boarded the plane to Cancun, we were bombarded with family and friends calling us crazy for getting on a plane and goingContinue reading “The Last Trip: Cancun, Mexico”

Coronavirus Safety on a College Campus 101

About a week ago, I received an email from my University stating that we would be returning to campus in the fall earlier than our scheduled return time. This email comes when the number one course of action provided by the World Health Organization amid this pandemic is to STAY AT HOME. Of course, thisContinue reading “Coronavirus Safety on a College Campus 101”

Taken for Granted

At the beginning of the year, no one could have told me that in three months, life as we know it would be TOTALLY different. I would have looked at them sideways. Our “new normal” has made me grow a deep appreciation for the things that I did with ease before COVID-19. Something so simpleContinue reading “Taken for Granted”

Social Distancing “Must Watches”

As we all sit around trying to pass the time during this COVID-19 pandemic, I have stumbled across some pretty exciting series that I would consider “must watches.” What better time to catch up on TV than now. I hope that you will watch some or all of them and tell me what you think!Continue reading “Social Distancing “Must Watches””

Some College Application Basics

Applying to college can be intimidating. But the process can be easier if you have someone to help you through it. Therefore, I want to provide some insight from what I experienced that might be useful. Here are some of the formals that are used during this time: ACT or SAT To gain admission intoContinue reading “Some College Application Basics”

Living With Lupus

Lupus: a chronic, autoimmune disease that can cause inflammation and pain in any part of your body as your immune system attacks healthy tissue Third Times A Charm, I Hope “The Good Doctor”, doctor number five, walked into the room. He reminded me of doctor number two, who was supposed to be “the good doctor.”Continue reading “Living With Lupus”

Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know

My co-contributor, Courtney Muhammad, and I decided to be creative this year for Mother’s Day. Tight budgets always make our creative juices really flow. LOL! We figured since our moms always have so much advice for us, we would return the favor. So, with the help of our siblings and my dad, who decided toContinue reading “Advice to Our Moms: 10 Things We Need You To Know”

A Vocabulary Lesson for Our Moms

When I go home for breaks, I always catch up with my mom about what is going on in life and school. Often when talking to her, I see a flash of confusion come across her face because I have used some lingo that she does not understand. Then I have to sit down andContinue reading “A Vocabulary Lesson for Our Moms”

5 Things a Girl Needs to Know in Order to Begin Her College Application Process

So my mom has been asking me to write this post for a while. Thanks to social distancing I have run out of excuses as to why I don’t have the time. Once I sat down and actually completed this task, I realized I could have done this a long time ago and would notContinue reading “5 Things a Girl Needs to Know in Order to Begin Her College Application Process”