Transition Period: the pre-post-grad job hunt

I know that I've disappeared for a while, but I swear it's been for good reason: I've been on the job hunt. With my college graduation fast approaching, the desire to find and begin a "real job" has intensified to a dizzying degree. While I love my current team at work, and will forever be … Continue reading Transition Period: the pre-post-grad job hunt

Food for Thought: daily meals of the rushed college student

Writing Challenge: February 19, 2018 Prompt: Write something inspired by what you ate today It’s a rushed morning- an oatmeal breakfast-bar morning. My coffee machine, prepped the night before, brews while I brush my teeth. My pre-packed lunch and dinner sit in the fridge, ready to be grabbed and shoved into a bag. For lunch, … Continue reading Food for Thought: daily meals of the rushed college student

Finals Week: a poem

*Inspired by a walk through campus during finals week.*   Finals Week: A Poem   The smell of coffee and desperation is in the air. All along hallways students frantically thumb through textbooks, Mutter over notebooks, And curse over flashcards. Students pass-out on the floor, Backpacks used as pillows and jackets as blankets. I walk … Continue reading Finals Week: a poem

Studying

Writing Challenge: Dec 2, 2017 Prompt: Write about how it feels when you can't focus   Below is a description of my attempts to study for finals. Maybe it’s not that I Can’t focus, it’s more that I don’t want to focus. I have so many other things I’d rather be doing than studying. I … Continue reading Studying

Coffee: The Student’s Boon

Writing Challenge: Dec 5, 2017 Prompt: What do you do when you need a pick-me-up? Nothing picks up the tired college student better than a hot cup of fancy coffee. We aren’t talking about your average, cheap, cup of joe from the nearest fast-food dive. No, I mean treating yourself by spending a whole extra … Continue reading Coffee: The Student’s Boon