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What I Learned This Summer About ‘Adulting’

This summer I feel like a bus came and hit me with a big sign that says ‘ADULTING’ on it in big red letters. I’ve struggled like a bitch this summer and I never would’ve thought I would be living this type of way, forced to be learning how to do everything on my own. I got the chance to finally intern at a place to pursue the requirements on my degree plan and learn about my field and this is the repay I get? That’s exactly how I felt. So once I first found out I got my internship,…

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Keys To Success For Incoming College Girls

With the incoming class of freshmen girls going to college, some of them ask questions via social media about different things like parties, boys, and campus life in general and I feel like it’s my duty to guide them.  Becoming a senior now in college, looking back on my freshmen year, there are plenty of lessons I learned and now I know the ropes of being a girl on campus. So here are some social keys to success for freshmen college girls using Nicki Minaj gifs, so let me and muva Nicki school you girls real quick:  

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Junior Year: Year of Trial & Error + Personal Inspiration

Junior year of college, where you finally start realizing that you’re not one of the young kids on campus but you still have a little time before your graduation.  This year of college was probably the most stressful but yet very successful. This year has been the year of trial and error definitely. I’ve went out for things and failed, fell off from some of my goals sometimes, and I even partied a lot but honestly I feel like I grew. I ultimately had a year of growth. As I look around tonight, tomorrow all of my closest friends that…

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The HBCU vs PWI Debate: My HBCU Story

Everyday it seems like Black Twitter always gets into a reoccurring discussion over which is better, HBCUS (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) vs PWIS (Predominately White Institutions). Some of the biggest HBCU advocates on twitter are @Anti_Intellect & @iamyaokhari in which most of the arguments are started and held in their mentions. Some of the debates rise from the discussion of which universities are better to attend for black people. There are some students that are very prideful of their historical black institution and then there are black people who feel that HBCUS are “less than” a PWI.  In my…

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#InspirationsWithIndia: Choose Your Tribe

Happy Monday! Welcome to just my boost of good vibes for the week! Once again another picture from Instagram that has sparked a thought within me to share. This comes from @alex_elle on Instagram, she posts many positive posts so check her out! This is about basically the company that you keep will reflect you and your work ethic.  I definitely experience a lot this while on campus.

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