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Oh The Places You’ll Go

Exactly a year ago, I began my post-college job search. A little late for some, I know, especially if you’re in the business school

30,000 Miles Since Graduation

Well, it is 2016 and I haven’t blogged since graduation in May. To be fair, a lot has happened in my life since then

Who I Am Is Here

I just logged into my blog dashboard to upload an end of semester post and for the first time noticed that I have a

A Capital Time! The William & Mary Geology Reception in Washington, D.C.

The Geology Department puts together annual receptions for our alumni at both the Geological Society of America and the American Geophysical Union meetings during

Hello From The Other Side

In the months before I graduated from William & Mary, I spent a lot of time wondering about what life would feel like on

One Way to Live in the Moment: Say Goodbye to Headphones

This past June, I decided to no longer wear headphones in public spaces. In public spaces, including the park, the grocery store, the post office,

To All the Incoming Students Who Are Petrified

To all the incoming students who are petrified, unbelieving you’re ready for this, and just trying to make it through Orientation without crying in

In Defense of Being Alone

For the next month, I’ll be studying invasive species management in Fiji on a National Geographic Young Explorers Grant. Follow along with the journey. I

A Dose of Perspective: On Failure and Asking for Help

What is it about failure that makes life complicated? Is it the fear of failing? Is it letting others down? Is it letting yourself