As my final Thanksgiving break at Brockport appears, I reflect back on how thankful I am for Brockport.
What I know as a senior at Brockport, What I wish I knew as a freshman
Eliza Zachowicz—Though some of you may know if you are subscribed to my YouTube Channel, I am currently abroad in the beautiful city of London, England. However, before I arrived at the University of Roehampton, my mom and I decided to have an adventure of our own. Since she had never been to Europe, she … Continue reading The Best Thing For You
Eliza Zachowicz—When I was preparing to come to school, it took me some time to realize that I would be sharing a room with another human. A human that I truly barely knew at all, as we had only met twice in person up until the day we moved in. While you can text back … Continue reading My Biggest Fear: Dorm Living
Marie Fischer—In the sorority world here at Brockport, it's been a crazy hectic time. We just finished out our formal recruitment and last night we officially welcomed in 17 new members into our sorority. For me, it's been a wild weekend thinking about how I'm officially two years old in sorority time, making me one of the … Continue reading Finding your way through Sorority Recruitment
Eliza Zachowicz—As a Junior in college, I am almost embarrassed to say this. But, until yesterday, I had never eaten alone in the dining hall. This may come as a shock to some or all of you, because it isn't abnormal to eat alone, this was just something I was afraid of doing. Don't get … Continue reading Eating Alone: The Truth.
Eliza Zachowicz—At this year's Diversity Conference, The College at Brockport was graced with the presence of Wes Moore, author of our summer reading assignment, The Work. Moore was set to give the afternoon keynote address and honestly, it was breathtaking. Moore told many stories of his life, keeping the audience captivated, as his voice alone was that … Continue reading Wes Moore
Eliza Zachowicz—For many people, college is a weird time; whether you're in your first or last semester. You may not know anyone outside of your high school friend group, or you may not know anyone at all when you're first starting. However, it is important to get involved, as a good bulk of your friends … Continue reading Clubs and Their Value
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?
Alex Bill—There are a variety of skills that one is expected to gather whilst studying four years at college, but yet it tends to be the soft skills that most people find so daunting. While you may have the degree, the intelligence and the exhaustive list of extracurricular activities, often times the difference in scoring a … Continue reading Networking!? A Simple How-To.