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Werqin’ Girl and Learning About Impostor Syndrome

"Girl you better werq!" Girl, I'm trying. This week has been great so far with me trying to prepare for grad school, keeping up with my blog and starting my night podcasts. Grad school has been tough because the COVID-19 crisis put everything on the back burner. Which is hard for me because I'm new… Continue reading Werqin’ Girl and Learning About Impostor Syndrome

College Life

My First Three Weeks in Grad School

Norfolk State University is a Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) founded on Sept. 18, 1935. The university started as the Norfolk Unit of Virginia Union University. In 1942, it gained its independence as Norfolk Polytechnic College, and two years later, an Act of the Virginia Legislature mandated that it become a part of Virginia… Continue reading My First Three Weeks in Grad School

O's-pinion

O’s-pinion: Ready or Not, the Work is Coming

I started my internship this week, and classes start tonight. I felt putting a quick mental check-in is needed since I'm going to be balancing work and school. My sleep schedule isn't the best right now because I've been trying to update myself on different documents to fill out for graduate school, however, due to… Continue reading O’s-pinion: Ready or Not, the Work is Coming

College Life

Getting Ready to Start Grad School in a Pandemic

As you all may know, I'm going to be online for the first two weeks of grad school, and my move-in date was pushed back a week due to the pandemic. I haven't received any emails on the new move-in schedule, so I honestly don't know what's going on. Last week, I looked on Facebook… Continue reading Getting Ready to Start Grad School in a Pandemic

Lifestyle

Journey to the Land of Magazine Publication

This fall, I'm going to start my internship at ENSPIRE Magazine remotely, and I couldn't be more excited to be a part of an amazing team. For those who don't know, I've always wanted to work in a magazine publication. Don't get me wrong, I have no problem with trying different media-related work experience. My… Continue reading Journey to the Land of Magazine Publication

College Life

From Graduation to Grad School

Priorities are key. Hence why everyone hasn't heard from CWO in over a month. I've been working hard to finish my internship at Volunteers of America and making sure to keep up with the documents I need for graduate school. Then of course, I ended up graduating at UNCP last weekend! Last month, the original… Continue reading From Graduation to Grad School

College Life

This Week Shook Me to the Core

Man, I haven't cried in a LONG time. I cried last week though. I think the emotions of what's happening to people who look like me is what pushed me over the edge. Last Friday, I watched my amazing peers, faculty and staff from my former institution have a peaceful protest for the lives of… Continue reading This Week Shook Me to the Core