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Full-time work, full-time student?

As of recent, I hold many feelings of uneasiness or dissonance whenever I think about my last year at Elmhurst College. Why? Well… it has hardly anything to do with it being my last year at Elmhurst. These feelings all stem from my unknown work schedule. Currently, I am employed …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

20 Reasons Why I Am Excited for the Fall

  1. To see all of my friends I have not seen all summer! I think there is only 1 friend I made from Elmhurst that I have seen this summer… My days are always great when I see all of my friends around campus!
  2. New school supplies! I know a lot of …read more

    Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Leadershape 2015

Leadershape. What to say about Leadershape. Everyone I have ever talked to was never able to explain it. For some reason, I am able to explain it precisely. However, if you would like to know what Leadershape entails, please reach out to me. Otherwise, I am going to focus on …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Internships

I do not need to complete an internship in order to graduate. For my major, Urban Studies, I am instead going to complete a Study Abroad opportunity. Because I am not getting college credit for an internship, I wanted to find one that was paid. Before I could do that, …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

New and Improved, Fall 2015

I know the semester has just ended… but after reflecting on the previous year, I want to look ahead to my final year at Elmhurst College. What do I want to be remembered for? What else do I want to accomplish? What opportunities will I NOT let pass me by? …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Did this year even happen?

Is the semester even over? Did I complete all of my assignments? Do I still have tons of unfinished business from the school year? Well it sure feels like it…

But I guess I want to take a moment to reflect on all that I have done this year (at …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Life Changes

Wow. Pretty much the only thing that has remained constant during my life this year has been Elmhurst! Well… Elmhurst and my therapist I suppose. Just last week, I decided to totally change where my life was at and I could not be any happier.

Let’s back track for a …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Showcase Season!

Sorry I haven’t updated in forever, I have been so busy with school and dance I have like no time anymore!

A few quick updates:

  • I am taking Organic Chemistry part 2, Anatomy and Physiology part 2, Microbiology, and Digital Imaging Independent Study this semester.
  • Classes are kicking me in the face …read more

    Source: A Compilation of Contemplations

5 Unusual Reasons to Love a Small Class-Size

You have probably heard the benefits of having a small class size…. things like great one-on-one time with your teacher, getting to know your peers, and having more meaningful class discussion on different topics. But over the past 3 years of having small class sizes (at my school I transferred …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

Perfect Timing

I anxiously awaited my blogger login to begin telling the world all about my AMAZING adventures at Elmhurst College. Today could not be a more perfect day to blog about. Yesterday I just returned home from the Habitat for Humanity Alternative Spring Break Trip to Charlotte, North Carolina. It was …read more

Source: The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney

My Nursing Experience

My nursing experience is ongoing. On Thursday, March 5th the Diecke Center for Nursing and Health Sciences welcomed, me and the nursing class of 2017, in a ceremony. The class of 2017 was dressed spectacularly while the classes of 2015 and 2016 sat in the rows behind. As effective as …read more

Source: In the Shoes of Ralph Dela Cruz

What’s Your Take?

Helloooo current and future bluejays!

Of course this is a post about the Oscars. Why not? I only saw bits and pieces of it due to homework, but what were you surprised by? (Looking at you, Gaga) what didn’t surprise you? (Hello John Legend). What’d you like? Can we just …read more

Source: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center

Leadership 101

hello lovelies!

So, if you have been following the bloggers you may notice that leadership is a “thing” on campus; One wouldn’t be shocked to find out that every other student has multiple leadership roles on campus. From greek life, to honor societies, cultural organizations and everything in between. Why …read more

Source: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center

My Elmhurst Experience

hey there!

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 …read more

Source: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center

Tips on out of state friendships!

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!

•Understand how your friendship works. Accept it. – Not all …read more

Source: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center