Category: Sophomore Spotlight

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

exec membersI’ve been the president of a student group for about six months now, and the experience has completely transformed my thoughts on leadership, time management and self-motivation. Continue reading

Sophomore Spotlight #4: No Makeup Mondays is no longer

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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

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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