Thanksgiving is the first long-ish break before you’re home for a month in the winter. Quality time is definitely important.
Currently, my living arrangement is a little different. I actually live by myself, which is something I have wanted to do for a while.
After spending long nights in the lounge, Frankie and I would go back to our room and talk for hours. Frankie and I became an iconic roommate duo.
Steph and I were, what some may jokingly call, perfect roommates. We were exact opposites, but we meshed together so well.
In the best situations, roommates provide that home-away-from-home feeling and can help you expand your social circles.
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 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