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End of the Semester Panic…Survival Tips

Day one back from break has been eye opening and somewhat fear inspiring. With only two weeks left in the semester, students can be filled with both the relief of seeing the light at the end of the tunnel, and the stress of the fact that finals are only two weeks away. Also factoring [...]

Presentation Jitters

So, this is the time of the semester when all of your classes are wrapping up there material and many of them will be having student presentations. I have presentations in four of my classes and I know I personally don’t always like talking in front of a group of people. However, I have learned [...]

Still Full from Thursday…

When I see my mom’s side of the family for Thanksgiving I always need a late night snack, but when I see my dad’s its a whole different story. My mom and I arrived in upstate NY mid-morning on Thanksgiving. I was excited because the traffic had not stopped me from missing too much of [...]

Thanksgiving Dinner

So naturally I went home for Thanksgiving. Some of my international friends went home to host families, a few stayed on campus, and most people I know went home. Many friends go home to relatives if they live far away. My friend from California actually flew home, though!

Anyway, going home for break is always [...]

Thanksgiving Festivities!

Just like most people I know, I was very excited to go home for Thanksgiving Break.  I was excited for the food, seeing my family and friends, spending time with my puppy, and of course-shopping!  However, since I work in retail, I get to see shopping from both sides…being the shopper and being the employee [...]