Study Abroad Essentials: What to Pack & What to Ditch!

After you decide to study abroad, packing up for the trip can be a bit of a beast! I still struggle with making smart decisions when packing (4 lipsticks when I typically wear none..why not? maybe I will in Europe! (I didn’t)), BUT I do have some solid items I know now were literal saviors and some that were extra pounds in my suitcase. Here are my picks and skips for study abroad! ​ … More Study Abroad Essentials: What to Pack & What to Ditch!

HERE I STAND WITH OPEN ARMS: ONE TRACK MIND PART I

My goals were the ultimate perfectionist dream- with no room for error and certainly no room for any one else taking control. Although there were many of these goals, I’d like to focus on one that has been the most trying for me to overcome in my transition from high school to college: make a best friend. Seems attainable enough, right? Wrong. I didn’t want any old best friend; I wanted the best friend… … More HERE I STAND WITH OPEN ARMS: ONE TRACK MIND PART I