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Time to Say Goodbye

Finals are over, grades are in, graduations are over, and this means that my time blogging has come to an end. This is a bittersweet post because this blog has helped me learn more about who I am as a student, and a person. It’s hard trying to find the right words to say to [...]

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May 23, 2010 | | 1 Comment

Fall Grad

So last week I learned that I could graduate in December, a whole semester early! Now when I learned of this news, several things popped up in my head. Am I really ready to enter the REAL WORLD?

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April 28, 2010 | | Comments Off

Where Did the Time Go

It seems that I haven’t been here forever, blogging that is. Well in the time we have spent apart, I have done a lot of nothing. By that I mean the end of the year has come and I am busy but not really busy. In college, work comes in loads, and you have to [...]

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April 13, 2010 | | 1 Comment

Archer Program Success!!! Going to D.C.

After waiting for what seemed like a lifetime, I learned last week that I was indeed accepted in the Archer Program for the Fall 2010 semester! I received the email at like 1 p.m. last Friday and all I could do was smile. I knew that this was perhaps the biggest moment of my college [...]

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March 29, 2010 | | Comments Off


I don’t consider myself a cowgirl by any means, but every year something takes over local Texans and we are transformed into Western women and men. This event is known as the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. If you haven’t heard of it, it is just the largest rodeo in the country.
Being a native Houstonian, [...]

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March 10, 2010 | | Comments Off

Spring Break Pressure

So I am not bragging or anything, but I like to think I have a lot of friends. The problem with this scenario is that I feel like I don’t have enough time in the day or year to hang out with everyone. This problem has been blasted in my face with the coming of [...]

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February 21, 2010 | | 1 Comment

A Letter to the Weather Gods

Dear Weather Gods:
So across the nation, everyone is dealing with one of the nation’s worse winter storms. Snow is covering almost the entire northeast and even creeping all the way down south. But one place that it has not reached is Austin.

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February 11, 2010 | | Comments Off


So the day comes in every college student’s life that they really have to decide what they want to do with their lives. Well this day has come. I have to decide if I really want to go to law school or graduate school. Lets give the pros and cons of each.

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February 5, 2010 | | Comments Off


So today was the first day of the spring semester and that means I have about two days left of peaceful living. Even after 15 years of first days of school, I still get that feeling in my stomach when I walk into a class for the first time. Will I like the professor? Will [...]

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January 19, 2010 | | 1 Comment

“Focus” Group

Toward the end of every semester, there comes a time when you start to feel the pressure of school. It happens very subtlety, and can go almost undetected. Then something clicks in your mind, and you realize school is almost over, at least for a few weeks.

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December 2, 2009 | | Comments Off

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