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How to pack for college: Things you didn’t know you needed

Packing for college the first time can be stressful. What do you need? What should you leave at home? How will it all fit? Where’s the best place to get everything? There are somewhere around 100,000,000,000 different versions of lists with titles such as “50 things all students need to pack” or “the BEST college checklist.” These lists are all over…

Project 70 – My Metrohm USA Internship Pt. 3

My uncle, Kwame Ababio, proved to be my most significant critic. There were days in which I wondered why he invested all his time and energy in me. His selflessness made me realize the art of giving is a testament to pure happiness. My deliberate acts induced pleasure in the face of others’ success. I am fortunate to find this…

Wait…We Have to Go Home? – Making the Most of College Spring Break

Congratulations, Saint Rose students! We’ve [almost] made it to Spring Break. For some, this is a sigh of relief knowing that we have reached the point in the semester to earn a week of no classes, no commitments, and hopefully nothing but sleep and Netflix. For others, like myself my first year, spring break is a time where you’re forced…

Graduation: What I Wish I Understood

This time last year I was an apprehensive senior well on her way to graduating. I was scared of leaving behind the life that I had spent the past four years creating, I was worried that when I moved away my friends would forget about me, and I was absolutely terrified that walking across the graduation stage would mean that…

New Semester, New Beginnings: A Reflection

Hi Everyone- It’s been almost one whole year since I’ve posted and I feel absolutely guilty for not contributing more over the past year. 2015 was a whirlwind for me. I finished my first full year teaching in New York City and I am happy to continue working with such amazing students and staff. 2016 has been good, thus far,…