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What I Learned After Being Verbally Assaulted in Brussels

Being a woman, especially one who travels, is rife with contradictions. Traveling as a female can be liberating. But it can also be terrifying at times. There are times when, solely because I’m a female, I get catcalled. Or stared at. Or called out for not smiling. Or for smiling too much. Or dressing too conservatively. Or not dressing conservatively enough. Or being too shy. Or not being shy enough. And this isn’t even while traveling. It’s just living my…

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Belgium, Mental Health, Musings, School, Study Abroad, Travel Tips, Travels

New Beginnings: Summer in Review & Fall Preview

For me, September has always felt like the start of something new (*cue Troy and Gabriella’s karaoke song*)—a new beginning. For 22 years of my life, it signaled the start of a new school year—we started in August, but…

The BEST First Internship Tips

So you aced the interview(s) and got the internship. Congrats! Now, how do you make the most of your first position? I’ve got some great first internship tips that I caught on to rather quickly that definitely helped me…

What I Wish I Knew My Freshman Year

I can’t believe it’s been five years since I started my freshman year of college. I’ve always loved school and I loved the academics of college. I remember just how excited I was to start! However, looking back, there…