Posts with the category “testimonies”
Statement of Purpose
April 9th, 2021
Recently, I’ve been applying to graduate schools. And, as I fulfilled a requirement of submitting a statement of purpose, I considered and reconsidered the purpose of my life. Of course, an applicatio...
The Struggle of Being Home
December 19th, 2020
I left home in 2012 for college in upstate New York, not expecting to ever return to the small town in Wisconsin I grew up in. But once COVID hit, all I could think about was being at home with my fam...
We Loved Because
November 30th, 2020
Right about halfway through the semester, I hit a low point where I just did not have the strength to go on. In the midst of struggling both inwardly and outwardly, I started to feel that I was never ...
A Captive in Triumph
May 11th, 2020
I grew up playing sports. My academic calendar revolved around football, basketball, baseball, and golf. It’s how I tracked the seasons. But the system of high school athletics soured my enjoyment of ...
April 15th, 2020
I first learned what Unofficial Weekend was in the early days of Portuguese class this semester: “It’s a weekend where people go to parties and drink a lot,” one of my classmates informed the class. A...
Pursue with Those
February 5th, 2020
The Tuesday before my first college finals, I found myself in a crisis: a draft of a 10 page final paper for one of my classes was due the next day and I hadn’t started or thought about it at all. I h...
"Do Not Fear"
January 24th, 2020
When I first came to college, I was afraid of being alone. I have a brother at the University, but I knew that he was busy with responsibilities that would make it hard for him to be there for me at t...