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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 two main things I learned during my experience: … Read More from 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, I realized I would have to quit some of my jobs first… Read More from 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? Here is a checklist that I will review throughout the summer to ensure I am truly pushing myself to do my best… Read More from 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 Elmhurst only), because it sure has been a productive year: …  Read More from 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… Read More from The Wild and Wonky Write Ups of Jamie Mahoney.

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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 with all the homework I have
  • 4 labs!!! … Read More from 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 from as well) I have come to realize that I absolutely love small class sizes for the following reasons:… Read More from 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 truly an unforgettable experience. I have volunteered with Habitat before at my last college and fell absolutely in love with home construction. However, nothing could compare to the construction I did last week. …Read More from 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 the ceremony was, this is just one aspect of my early experiences my nursing education. I am pleased with the simulation lab located in the lower level of Elmhurst Memorial Hospital…. Read More from In the Shoes of Ralph De La 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)… Read More from 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 is leading in organization or on campus important?… Read More from 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 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

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! :-)Read More from A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Frick Center

El Salvador: Habitat for Humanity

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

PLAY TERM!

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