Posts from category: academia.

  • academia, health, love, personal, travel, writing

    some end of summer musings.

    I haven't felt like writing a lot lately, as evidenced by the lack of blog posts and correspondence. I figured I might as well jot something down in order to convey the thoughts that have been racking my brain over the past couple months. With the passing of July and midsummer, and now into the advent of August, I've been trying to move a couple steps forward, but my mental...

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  • academia, health, personal, writing

    knee deep

    Here's where I am in terms of this summer: Knee deep in Physics and denial. To be frank, I've got myself in a bit of a pickle with an intensive summer course (again,) but I'm fighting my way through it with a lot of hard work and a lot of self-love and self-care (and unfortunately, impulsive purchases. Sorry, mom.) The anxiety from my ADHD hasn't come out full force simply...

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  • academia, personal, travel, writing

    life lately: the imposter syndrome, amsterdam, and calendars.

    My days have looked a lot like this lately, so I don't really know what to say to you, really. I could tell you that my life is in a complex state at the moment: I'm always busy finishing a paper or studying for an exam (thank you, Immunology-- the only class where I seem to have something due each week,) but I feel stagnant, and my life seems to be...

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  • academia, personal, travel, writing

    Don’t Quit Your Daydream: Post-Bacc, Part 1

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzgevcljRuU For those of you who don't already know, I will be attending Mills College's post-baccalaureate pre-medical program come August. After months and months of applications, interviews, etc. I finally made it to one of the top post-bacc programs for career changers! Unfortunately, the process was tiresome and grueling-- and Mills was one of the only programs in the top tier that I was accepted to (and that's not including the...

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