It's now week five of my sophomore year at CMU, and in comparison to how I was handling college life just one year ago, things are going great. I am secure in my career plans, I'm getting more involved on campus, and I generally feel more confident on a daily basis. I am staying motivated… Continue reading Growing Pains
These past two weeks have been an absolute whirlwind. I had to study for finals, say goodbye to all my friends at school, and prepare for a week-long trip to Immokalee, Florida with 10 other CMU students. Now, I'm finally settling into my room at home and finishing up unpacking. But I'd like to focus on that trip… Continue reading My First, and Definitely Not My Last, Alternative Break
Having grown up in a family with very strong values and a community of people who shared many things in common, coming to college was strange. I wasn't used to being around so many different people. The environment was something to get used to for sure, but I am so happy I experienced that change. In… Continue reading “College Has Changed You.”
In an earlier blog post, I explained how I completed a group project on Simon Sinek's book, Start With Why. The key takeaway from the book is the idea of the Golden Circle as a basis of leadership. If you need a refresher, I recommend you read the post here. If you don't want to read it (don't… Continue reading Why Do I Do What I Do?
Ellen DeGeneres can easily be considered an American Icon, but what for? Is it her hilarious personality, her ability to transform her voice into that of a fish, or her ability to make anyone feel comfortable enough to dance on national television? As wonderful as those aspects are, I believe Ellen has so much depth to… Continue reading The Ellen Blog
In my LDR 100L class, an introductory course for the leadership minor, my classmates and I were assigned a book project that focused on leadership theory. We were told to do a presentation on the book, explain its themes, and do a social experiment along with it. My book was Start With Why by Simon Sinek. Start… Continue reading Start With Why