On Graduating College



When I was in high school, I wanted nothing more than to attend New York University for college. My parents were both graduates, it had an excellent nursing program, and of course, I was itching to move out of suburbia and into the big city. I applied early decision. I vividly remember receiving the decision email while driving home from school with my brother, and having to wait throughout the entire drive to open it. As soon as I got home, I opened the email to an acceptance letter and started crying. It was one of the best days of my life.

A Guide to San Francisco


There's something magic about San Francisco that always has you coming back. I'd visited six years ago with my family and have been itching to visit again ever since. The chance finally arose once Spring Break from school came around, and I took the trip with my friend Christie. This was a pretty big deal for me since growing up, I had gone on many vacations, but this was my first trip by plane without my family. The idea that I was going on a vacation 'independently' for the first time added an extra layer of excitement.