Today I saw one of my friends walking with other people. While he walked, not once did he look up. He walked with his head down, and I could not help but wonder if it was because he is ashamed of himself. He often talks about how he wants to change and be someone else. He wants to do something with his life, but he’s always scared or ashamed of speaking up. I think walking with your head up...
justacitygirlatheart asked: theater tickets can be gotten for cheaper than normal NYC prices, but how often does this actually happen. I was also wondering how much living in the city takes away from aspects of a more traditional campus experience - for example, are there many parties on campus, or do people usually just go out to bars and the like? Lastly, I've heard bad things about Columbia professors not caring...
I just read a lot of stories from people who didn’t get into their dream schools. I wish I could pity them, but I don’t… For some reason, it just makes me angry.
Yesterday I watched the documentary, “First Generation”. All I have got to say is that I’m extremely lucky to be where I am now. I could see a little piece of myself reflected in each of the students featured in the film. It was eye opening to see how many students are so much worse than I was. I’m glad I took the time and dedication to do it all right. I could have easily...
I got all the classes I wanted. I got a good dorm room. Sophomore year is coming.