The RA position may have kept me from a traditional college experience, I can’t be more thankful for all that the other RAs and my residents have taught me.
I have the opportunity to mentor folks and just be another hand of support for them. I do have my iffy moments about being here but I have no regrets.
I never felt alone in my confusion because I was always in an environment where I could ask my professors anything without fear of judgment from my peers.
More big opportunities came my way through my involvement in The Ithacan. For the most part, I started focusing more of my time and energy there.
I wanted to go to an institution that was going to challenge me on the basketball court, in the classroom, and also just my overall belief system.
I knew I would go to the college, declaring seemed to be the scariest thing I could do. I found my home in academics, in friends and my go-to places.
At the college fair, I slowly started falling in love with the idea of the Roy H. Park School of Communications and being a communications student.
Is the college perfect? Definitely not, but no college is. What matters is that you take advantage of the resources and opportunities around you while