Patience and Toughness, or How I Cared For (This) Future

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Ovid: “Be patient and tough. Someday this pain will be useful to you.”

It has been a month since I graduated from college. I felt the heavy weight of academic responsibility become lighter–no more pressure to meet deadlines on assignments or cram on reading densely written texts or coming to classes I more or less tolerate because the atmosphere was so… But nevertheless, I took something out of the experience. It taught me the value of Ovid’s words.  Continue reading Patience and Toughness, or How I Cared For (This) Future

Likes are Lies

I have spent the last three years of my life in an institute that values higher education (particularly in the liberal arts). I have learned things that may be similar to what others have experienced at my age. The only difference is that we now have social media and the Internet to keep us informed about things, whether we like it or not. So what does social media mean for a person who is entering the real world? Continue reading Likes are Lies