Why You Should Join AmeriCorps

Being an undergraduate student nearing graduation, I get a lot of questions about my future. Everyone asks, “What are you doing after graduation?” or “You got a Political Science degree? What are you going to with that?” These questions are very valid, but difficult to answer. Finding a job after graduation is very challenging, and it is almost impossible to acquire one in the exact career that you want to pursue. That is where AmeriCorps comes in. 1. AmeriCorps accepts all types of majors No matter if you are an English major or a Philosophy major, you have a shot … Continue reading Why You Should Join AmeriCorps

Why You Should Watch ‘Adventure Time’

When I was a kid, I was the queen of cartoons. I watched everything from “The Powerpuff Girls” to “Dragon Ball Z.” As I have grown up, my love for cartoons has not faded. I have a little brother that is nine and a half years my junior, and he has given me a good excuse to keep watching cartoons frequently. Nowadays, we have adult cartoons like “Family Guy” and “Archer” that are made for people like me by people like me who have also loved cartoons since they were able to watch television. Even children’s cartoons like “Adventure Time” … Continue reading Why You Should Watch ‘Adventure Time’

My Fears for After Graduation

Graduation is getting closer — so close that Pomp and Circumstance has been stuck in my head for the past few days. For all graduating seniors, school has been a significant part of our lives, so what are we going to do now that we don’t have to go back to school ever again? Here are some of my fears for after graduation. It is going to be so weird not having to worry about homework, tests, papers, etc. I feel like as soon as summer is done I will be ready to go back to school, with no school … Continue reading My Fears for After Graduation

The GRE Sucks

The Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) is a pain in the side of any undergraduate who wants to continue their education and go to graduate school. It is a daunting task. The test is filled with strange logistic questions and pitfalls that the test creators are certain you will fall into. And that GRE prep book that you just spent upwards of $20 on – how do you get through that momentous brick of knowledge? If you are on the GRE study grind or about to begin it, here are some tips and tricks to get you through the process. First … Continue reading The GRE Sucks

Why I Will Never Get Married

When I was a little girl, getting married one day was the center of my universe and my final goal. Fastforward 10 years, and I feel like I am going to throw up when I even think about marriage. It is not the fact that I would be stuck with someone my entire life; I am down with that. However, there are some other reasons that make me shudder at the reality of marriage. First off, marriage is just weird. You are signing a piece of paper that binds you and legitimizes your relationship in the eyes of the state. … Continue reading Why I Will Never Get Married

Why Undergrad Isn’t Going to be the ‘Best Years of My Life’

As a senior in a four-year program at a university, I have been just about through every college experience one can think of. I have done keg stands. I have stayed up until the wee hours of the early morning to finish a paper. I have sat through countless classes to finally get that piece of paper at graduation that proves that I can stick to something, and that I am smarter than the average bear. People like to say that your first four years of college are going to be the best of your life. It is a time … Continue reading Why Undergrad Isn’t Going to be the ‘Best Years of My Life’