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My Preppy Graduation Cap

After not being allowed to decorate my graduation cap in high school, I was thrilled to decorate one for my GW graduation. I knew exactly what I wanted: a Lilly Pulitzer printed graduation cap to match my dress, with a vine monogram in the middle, a shoutout to Trump (we are in DC, after all),…

GW Commencement

Sunday was Commencement. It ended up being over 90 degrees and sunny, and because they made us arrive an hour early to bake in the sun, I started to get dizzy and feel signs of oncoming heat stroke. I do not do well in the heat or the sun (the overwhelming smell of alcohol from…

Graduation!!

Today I finally graduated from GW with a B.A. in Psychology. It’s been a crazy 3 years and I can’t help but look back on how much has changed over the course of them. At the start, I had no idea what I wanted to do in terms of a major or career. I tried…

April 9, 2014

Tonight, Instagram sent me an “on this day” notification from a post I made 5 years ago. It was a photo of two of my friends and I with our orchestra teacher, after our spring concert. April 9, 2014, I was a sophomore in high school. I was 16, and honestly, a completely different person.…

Second Year Recap

I remember towards the end of my senior year of high school, Sister Carol asked my class to reflect on how we had changed over the course of our four years at Bayview. While we all agreed we were the same people, the growth we had undergone was so drastic that we would not have…

De-stressed

I don’t remember ever not being stressed around this time of year. Last year I was worried about passing AP exams, finding a prom dress and date, picking a college, preparing for graduation, etc. Compared to that, this year is much more manageable. However, that doesn’t mean I’m not still stressed. I have no idea what I will receive…