Tag: motivation

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

  Shay Harris—As my third year comes to an end, I've been reflecting on the 2016-2017 school year. In doing so, here are a few lessons that I've learned a lot from: Do things that scare you. This school year I was able to present some research at Brockport's Diversity Conference. My presentation was on the lack … Continue reading Year Three: 5 Things Junior Year Has Taught Me

Enjoying My Own Company

Enjoying My Own Company

Shay Harris—This past Spring Break I returned home to New York City for a much needed reprieve. I hadn't been home since New Year's Day and REALLY missed home — my family, cat, and the oh so wonderful food. Now, I'm the type of person who's always trying to improve himself. Before leaving campus, I … Continue reading Enjoying My Own Company

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

Alex Bill—Dearest Reader/Recently Denied Applicant/Curious Beings, Today I am writing to help everyone out! I recently was denied from a really great internship that I was fairly confident about! It was a pretty defeating feeling to get that denial email. Yet, I am still standing! I am still here, tapping away at these keys on … Continue reading The Sting of Denial: Why didn’t it work out?

“The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”

“The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”

Missy Fischer—Hi guys! I hope everyone is staying warm in this atrocious cold weather we’ve been having lately. I know that it has been a steady 0 degree Fahrenheit this week in Brockport. I thought I’d write about a piece of advice one of my favorite professors told me last year. First off I’ll start … Continue reading “The more you work towards a goal, the harder it is to give up”