My junior year in high school, whenever I would research a university’s cost of tuition, there was a consistent pattern of its elimination from my “apply to” list. I soon realized that the big price tag sticker was quite constant … Continue reading No Harm In Trying
Recently, I’ve had the honor of being able to spend my first birthday away from home. These past 18 years have seen many, many parties, from the typical princess party to the wild and crazy party at Chuck E Cheese’s. … Continue reading It’s Time to Celebrate: Your First Birthday Away
Time and time again my friends and I discuss what school would be like if we all obtained easy A’s. One thing that is for certain is that our GPA would be perfect. But then again, what fun is there … Continue reading The 3rd Week Cram or the Semester Struggle?
There is an inside joke between us RA’s, that you don’t know what an RA is until you are an RA. Being on both sides of the joke, I can definitely say that this is a true statement. As a … Continue reading RA? You mean Really Awesome?
How do I make connections? That question was one of the first questions I had upon first entering USD. I had already heard tour guides, pamphlets, websites, and my own parents tell of the strong academic integrity and the high … Continue reading Connections: The Alcalá Bazaar
Second semester flew by me, so I guess I was having fun. Can’t believe I’ll be headed home in 10 days. I’ve come a long way this year. First thing I need to tell you guys about is the fraternity … Continue reading Freshman Year Recap
As a freshman at USD, Greek rush takes place during the spring semester to allow students to become familiar with the campus and have time to try different activities out before deciding to rush a sorority or fraternity. For girls, … Continue reading Joining USD’s Greek Community
Now that the smoke has cleared and the grades have been posted, I can tell you all about my first experience with final exams at the university level. There were a few times throughout the last week of fall semester … Continue reading A Guide to Freshmen Finals
Now that 2014 has officially begun, and we look back upon our lives of 2013, I can’t help but marvel at my new life in San Diego. We live in the most wonderful city in the world, attend one of … Continue reading New Year, New Semester, New You!
They say that it’ll go fast. They say that it’s the best years of your life. But what they don’t say is how to cope with it all! A few weeks ago I finished up my very last fall semester … Continue reading USD: The Final Semester