Category: Sophomore Spotlight

Sophomore Spotlight #7: What I learned from being a sophomore president

Sophomore Spotlight #6: Taking a break from blogging

source: mikemelrinho

I used to publish 11.6 articles on average every month. The thoughts and ideas came naturally to me, and I had the time to capture and refine them. In the first three months of 2016, however, I put out a total of six articles. What happened? Continue reading

Sophomore Spotlight #5: debate + your freshman year friends

Sophomore Spotlight #4: No Makeup Mondays is no longer

source: botanize

It’s December 2015. I’m in my second year of college, and for the past few months, I’ve sort of ditched the No Makeup Monday concept, mainly because I felt like I didn’t need a designated day of the week to chill from makeup. Continue reading

Sophomore Spotlight #3: traditions + habits

Sophomore Spotlight #2: The Chronicle, high school friends, apartment life

Sophomore Spotlight #1: Do you really want to know what I think?

Sophomoric anticipations

IMG_1573Well, sophomore year is about to start. 

This year is about being more goal-oriented and productive, but without donning the misleading and overly optimistic rose-filtered glasses I wore as a freshman. This year, it’s about being more fiscally conservative, self-sufficient and independent. Continue reading

Introducing my new series: “Sophomore Spotlight”

The first year of college has come and gone, and I’m so excited to be starting my second year at Northwestern University.

To follow along my new series “Sophomore Spotlight”, go to menu > Life Chapters > Sophomore Spotlight.

What you can expect for this upcoming series of blog posts:

  • What college is like after the initial hype wears off
  • Finding/picking majors
  • Getting more involved with student groups, and focusing on quality over quantity
  • Apartment life with Lisette
  • Food recipes/reviews over on my food blog, Cat the Critic
  • Combination of blogging + journalism, under the “Journalism” category

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