College is (not) that easy: Lessons from a six-year-old

College life is not that easy. (lessons from an almost 6-year-old Erin) As I got into the car, eyes very watery; a headache getting worse; shaking a little and trying to hide it; many thoughts whirling in my head; all I was asking myself were “what ifs.” What if I was not ready for college?…

“Avoiding Alienation After Orientation”

Orientation can be a bliss. Meeting all those shiny potato faces, exchanging awesome ideas on how to end the summer break, finding potential friends; the list goes on. At this moment, almost every freshmen is so eager to know more about UW-Madison, and the energy levels are so high. Positive vibes fill the campus as…

“With Achievement, Comes Fear”

Dear Lovely Readers, I hope that this post finds you well and ready to know more about me as a writer. I have nothing much to mention about myself because I am still under the process of self-discovery. Well, to start with, I am a very proud extrovert; I hardly run out of words to…