Part of what makes working on college essays so hard is that the entire process happens in conjunction with the rest of your senior year. The same time I was writing my essays for Stanford and Princeton, I was running my speech and debate team, working for Student Government, editing the school newspaper and literary… Continue reading How to NOT procrastinate on your college admissions essays
As I get closer to the end of my time at Stanford, I’ve been thinking a lot about my time in college, as well as the admission process that got me here in the first place. Looking back, there wasn’t much that stood out about me as an college applicant. I wasn’t extraordinarily smart or… Continue reading The one thing you need to write killer college admissions essays
the last time you went to new york after the final fight, he goes to the corner store for bagels and some peace of mind, and you lock yourself in the bathroom, call your mother, tell her that everything is over. she murmurs sympathetically, says something about fish in the sea which you mishear… Continue reading Poem: “the last time you went to New York”
tldr; I was kind of dumb before and now am a little less dumb and a little more equipped to be in the world after graduation Hello hello again dear reader! It’s been a long time since I’ve blogged. Not because I haven’t been up to very much, but because I think I reached a… Continue reading 4 Lessons from a Quarter in New York
Hello hello! A LOT has happened since I last posted here, so I'm not actually quite sure where to begin. Some quick updates on all the applications I've been working on all year: I've been accepted into Stanford's co-terminal Sociology MA program as well as the honors program with the Graduate School of Education! I've… Continue reading Life updates!!