January 26, 2015|Deep Thoughts, Student Life & Activities
So I realize I talk about my experiences at Elmhurst but not my Elmhurst Experience. Yes they are different As my time here is coming to a close (in 9 months OH MY) I reflect on how grateful I am for an environment that challenges me to question my world view, what I stand for, and who I want to be… Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
January 23, 2015|Campus Living, Deep Thoughts
Hey there lovelies,
So if you’re like me, you have wondered how you will keep your out-of-state friendships strong while at school. Don’t fret, I have some tips to keep those connections as strong as they have ever been! … Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
January 21, 2015|Deep Thoughts
I think everyone in college should have an abroad experience because it’s just time. If you’ve ever considered how to develop as adult, having a study away experience is one way to explore the rest of the world. I wanted to look back in my college years and feel like I have gone somewhere else, abroad, other than work-and-study…. Read More from In the Shoes of Ralph De la Cruz
January 16, 2015|Academics, Professional Preparation
Okay, it’s called J-Term. I’ve been gone awhile getting my life together and working on BIO 100 (yay…) but I am back! I think last time I was here we talked about me graduating early? I think..? Well I’m still deathly afraid, but I’ll get over it I suppose. This is my last J-Term and it’s bittersweet; especially since it wasn’t really anticipated…. Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
December 17, 2014|Out & About Off-Campus
Hey there cuties,
This post isn’t super fancy or filled with fab advice (let’s be real…you totes take my advice, I know!) just a simple check in. It’s break until J-term…grades are looking good…and I’m in SWEET HOME ATLANTA! I know, I know I always give advice about what to do when away from home and I never talk about being home. I promise, I do have a home :)… Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
December 1, 2014|Academics, Professional Preparation
What would have happened if I had taken all AP courses available to me in high school? I would have more flexibility in my college studies!
November 24, 2014|Campus Living, Out & About Off-Campus
Are you currently attending EC and live out of state? Are you a future bluejay living outside of the Elmhurst area and worried you’ll be alone for the holidays? NO WORRIES!
Holidays without immediate family can be a little weird at first, but you can make your own little family while away here are some ways to cope with being away from home on holidays like Thanksgiving: …Read more from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
November 24, 2014|Academics
Turkey day is around the corner and it’s also FINALS SEASON OH MY GOD SOMEONE PLEASE HELP. This is the best and arguably the worst time of the year. Fortunately, I only have 2 cumulative finals and 1 paper, while the rest are just tests that count as finals. I think I am finally coming to terms with graduating early because it means FEWER FINALS FOR ME. It’s easy to get stressed out but if you’re reading this and you’re a future or a current bluejay I have some pretty decent tips for you: … Read more from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center.
November 20, 2014|Academics, Campus Living, Deep Thoughts, Student Life & Activities
In 10 days I will no longer be a teenager. That is INSANE!
My birthday, November 28th, Black Friday, the day I no longer have a 1 at the start of my age. That is so scary, don’t you think?
Anyways, I have been SUPER busy with classes so here are some quick updates: … Read More from A Compilation of Contemplations
November 14, 2014|Campus Living, Service & The Greater Good, Student Life & Activities
One thing that I love about Greek life is that all of the different sororities and fraternities on campus are able to come together as one, and help raise money for their specific philanthropy in such fun, unique, and different ways. I personally am a member of Alpha Phi sorority and our philanthropy helps fundraise for Women’s Cardiac Health. Last night, we had one of our philanthropy events, King of Hearts, that helped raise money for our philanthropy… Read More from Dancing Through Life
November 10, 2014|Academics
OMGGGG. I realized I graduate …. EARLY. Oh no! This was so fast. So soon. Upon finding out I will be departing my dear Elmhurst a semester earlier than planned, I panicked! Then of course my parents said there was nothing to panic about. Every student has the relief of getting OUT but then that brief moment of a light heart attack occurs when you realize it’s actually happening…. Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center
November 4, 2014|Out & About Off-Campus
I hope you all had a wonderful Halloween!
I had a great time. My friend from high school invited me to a viewing of the musical Chicago at the Auditorium Theatre at Roosevelt University on Halloween downtown. There was a mock speakeasy where everyone dressed up in their best flapper 20’s garb with a cabaret singer and prizes for best costume! … Read More from A Contemplation of Compilations
October 28, 2014|Deep Thoughts, Student Life & Activities
The newest social media trend on campus: Yik Yak
One night after Poms practice, I was sitting in the library with a few of my friends attempting to get some homework done, when everyone starts talking about this new app called Yik Yak. Immediately I was interested because everyone was hysterically laughing at their phones and I was missing out on all of the fun. Unfortunately, I didn’t really get much homework finished that night because this new Yik Yak app had pretty much preoccupied the rest of the night…. Read More from Dancing Through Life
October 27, 2014|Student Life & Activities
Being a student at a small liberal arts college allows you to interact more easily with people in high positions. Having met with the then-president Alan Ray in his office hours, being a student representative in the Board of Trustees (BOT) Investment (2013) and Student Life (present) committees – I overcame the nervous feeling of talking to people with higher profiles… Read More from In the Shoes of Ralph De La Cruz
October 18, 2014|Academics, Deep Thoughts
It is currently 12:55am on “Friday night”, technically speaking Saturday morning. My friends think I am completely insane that I have decided to stay in the last three Friday nights to work on homework. Right after I get off at work at 2:00pm, I head right over to the Elmhurst Pubic Library to start at least SOME of the homework I have due next week. Then, I come back to my room… Read More from Dancing Through Life