Category: General Opinion
I find myself striving towards, but constantly falling from autonomy. Continue reading
Just for reference: My ‘About Me’ page: 2012-2015
I’ve updated my “About Me” page. This post is just a benchmark for myself :) Continue reading
Christmas shopping is hard when your mom deserves an island and you can afford a candle.
It was Black Friday the other week. I was wandering around a mall in Atlanta. My family had all driven together, but we all split up to hit our favorite stores with the remaining two hours we had left until closing time. Continue reading
18 love lessons learned from adolescence
- “Almost relationships“, in which you two were never official, but there was a clear attraction going on, are kind of awesome but also kind of awful. Continue reading
Never Stationary turns 3!
WOW, YOU KNOW? THESE PAST FEW WEEKS HAVE BEEN REALLY HECTIC AND STRESSFUL. IT’S BEEN DIFFICULT FINDING THE TIME TO SIT DOWN AND WRITE ARTICLES. I HAVE SO MUCH TO SAY BUT NO TIME TO ORGANIZE MY THOUGHTS.
BUT TODAY IS A SPECIAL DAY. TODAY IS OCTOBER 3RD. I HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFULLY RUNNING THIS BLOG FOR 3 YEARS, TODAY. Continue reading
China trip reflection
The China I remember from five years ago is vastly different from the one I got to know this past summer. In the past few years, this country has completely revolutionized, as I have too. I didn’t even consider this until I met up with my relatives and thought to myself, it’s strange that when I last saw my younger cousin I had never been to a debate tournament or even heard of Northwestern. Continue reading
Dear Vicky, You’re a junior now…
You’ve just started your junior year of high school.
I wrote you a letter on your first day of freshman year, two years ago, and it kind of blew up. I guess a lot of people want advice for starting high school.
Then I kept the tradition going when you started sophomore year, and the letter advised you to grow, branch out and explore.
Ugh, and then I missed the chance to write to you on your first day of junior year, but you’re only a few weeks in, so publishing this is still appropriate. Continue reading
A homemade breakfast makes me want to wake up
When you’ve been waking up as early as I have for school, camp, and whatever else I spend my time doing, very little motivates you to wake up and get out of bed in the morning.
Sure, you have ambitions and life goals, but these pursuits aren’t solely reserved for the early morning. In my case, most of the creative and productive work (mainly writing) that I accomplish happens in the evening.
***alarm sounds*** Continue reading
Letters to old friends about why we’re not friends today: Part 2
Read Part 1 here or a really passive-aggressive, long-ass letter I wrote to an old friend. Continue reading
Need help writing college essays?
~adapted from last year’s post~
Catherine was by far the most helpful and thorough essay editor I have ever seen. Not only did she help me refine my Common App essay, but she also helped me build upon my essay writing skills for future uses in and out of the classroom. It’s really all thanks to her that I’m going to college in the first place! – Tiffany Haas, Emory University ’19
Catherine offers thorough feedback on your essay writing, offering not only advice on syntax/diction but also on the ideas themselves. – John, Harvard University ’19
Catherine provides great feedback on every part of the essay, ranging from the overall topic to the small grammar mistakes. She presents this feedback in way that is both efficient and easy to follow. – Edmund Tian, UC Berkeley ’19
I felt that there was a fine quality in editing my essays in that each sentence was paid attention to in the finest of details. The method used was easy to follow and the revisions that were recommended to me on my essays were also easy to make. – Edward Xiao, NYU ’19
Whether you know me or if you found me through a web search, I might have something positive to offer you.
Are you tired of getting the same old feedback on your essays? More detail here, avoid comma splices there, drones a teacher. Uhm, it sounds kind of repetitive, comments a peer. Continue reading