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Category Archives: College Stories
5 Financial Disasters No One Warned Me About for College
College is expensive!
Journey to Belize: Tikal Part 1
Originally posted on The Jaguar:
This post continues the retelling of my recent trip to Belize, participating in an archaeology field school and learning about jaguar conservation. More specifically, it details a brief side-trip to Guatemala. The rest of this series is located in the Travel category of this blog. The North Acropolis at Tikal,…
This 15-Year-Old Will Inspire You
Not all college-level learning takes place in a classroom.
A Letter to my College Self
Originally posted on Nighttime Worker. Fulltime Momma.:
Dear College Self, Hello to the thin girl with messy hair who fights her way through college life while being a mother at the same time. The journey will not be smooth. You will stumble and fall and make bad decisions, but you have to get up and…
Defying Daddy’s Orders: An Indian Girl’s Confession
An Indian girl shares her struggle to pursue a college degree, while her father tries to force her into marriage.
Coming Out as Atheist
I told myself that even when I’m married, it would be too big a secret to share with my husband.
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This is ALL You Need to Know about Cuffing Season
How to cuff, who to cuff, and why!
What I Would Study if Cats went to College
Shadow the PR Cat talks about his college aspirations.