Category: College

How I Chose a Major, Part 2: Do I Regret It?

How I Chose a Major, Part 2: Do I Regret It?

Read Part 1 here! Read How I Chose a College, Part 1 and Part 2 here. Last week I explained the very scientific process that was behind my degree selection in college. In short, I looked at all the classes…

How I Chose a Major

How I Chose a Major

If you haven’t read my previous posts on how I chose a college (Part 1 and Part 2), I recommend starting with those! Similar to how I felt about choosing a college, I had no idea what I wanted to…

Why I’m So Glad I Chose the College I Did {How I Chose a College: Part 2}

Why I’m So Glad I Chose the College I Did {How I Chose a College: Part 2}

Last week I shared how I decided on Southeastern University when it came time to choose a college. At the time, it was the scariest decision I’d ever made in my life. I was (and am) a homebody, and I…

How I Chose a College

How I Chose a College

I had no idea where to go to college. I always knew I’d go. Most of my relatives had gone, my parents talked about me going, and all my friends planned to go, so I never really thought twice about…

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Questions to Ask Instead of “What Are You Doing With Your Life?”

Last week I talked about the dreaded question young adults (and people in general) face all too often: “So what are you doing now?” I explained that many of us hate that question because it evokes feelings of shame and…

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

The Question Many Young Adults Hate Hearing

It’s graduation season, so I hear this question being posed more than any other time of year: “So what are you doing now?” A little part of me deflates every time someone asks me this. Nothing impressive, that’s what, I…

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

How Do You Know What Your Strengths Are?

Some of my posts contain Amazon Associate links. If you click through to Amazon and make a purchase, I may receive a small compensation, at no extra cost to you. That said, I only share products I truly like and…

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a College

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a College

Picking a college can be hard. It’s an important decision that has the potential to steer the course of your life in major ways. I often work with teenagers and I’ve heard many of them agonizing over their college decisions…

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

72 Meals You Can Make in a Dorm

Last week I shared the top 10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm. The biggest thing I was dreading about dorm life, right after sharing a bathroom with seven other people, was not having a kitchen. I realize that…

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

10 Things I Learned Living in a Dorm

It’s orientation season! Whether you’re excited about moving into a dorm or dreading it, there are a few tricks that can make the transition easier for both you and your roommates. Ten years ago, I transferred to a college in…