So the waiting is over, and I know my fate, for this year at least. College applications have been arduous, and while time has moved as if the clock's hands were coated in glue every time I refreshed my email, everything now seems to be moving at warp speed. I got waitlisted at Sarah Lawrence … Continue reading Everything’s changing
It seems apt that the day before Valentine's Day, I heard news that a great literary magazine would be picking up the short story I wrote that focuses on all the most intimate relationships of my love. It's a really personal piece, and it was an interesting experience to create it, as I don't usually … Continue reading Roses are red, don’t be blue.
The things you can do are: Submit work to every lit mag under the sun Rearrange the furniture three times over Refresh your applications in case something's changed in the last five minutes Fantasize about booking flights when you should be working Read over your submission piece and your statements of purpose until you find … Continue reading When you’ve got that waiting feeling
So the season is here! I've been watching copious amounts of Christmas movies, and eating triple chocolate cookies in my pyjamas, y'know, just like we're supposed to. I've also gotten to thinking about Christmas presents. Normally, by this time in the year, my gifts are already chosen and wrapped but like a lot of others, … Continue reading My Christmas wishlist
Application season is upon us. I've so far applied to Cornell University, Ohio State University and The University of Virginia. Ohio was a little intense, as they have an early submission deadline for international students, and on top of this, they're one of the only schools that I'm applying to which has a critical essay … Continue reading Three schools down, five to go.
Today's post is a simple one. I watched The Women, with Annette Benning, and one of my favorite actresses Meg Ryan, and was, as I often am, overwhelmed with love for my girlfriends. For those of you who don't know, The Women has an all-female cast, and while the main story line is a woman (Ryan) who discovers … Continue reading women empower women
In case you didn't see the title, it's Mental Health Awareness Week this week, and it's pretty appropriate timing to say the least! As I told a colleague earlier today, this year has been all kinds of bad for me, and I don't mean that in a dramatic way at all, I'm very lucky to … Continue reading #mentalhealthawarenessweek