4 Problems I Had with Dining Hall Food During My First Week of College

4 Problems I Had with Dining Hall Food During My First Week of College

Before coming to school, I thought about a lot of things. I obsessively checked my school’s Facebook page for updates. I printed the perfect photos…

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother

Letter to My Fourteen-Year-Old Brother

Dear Juan Jo: Whenever anyone asks what the happiest day of my life was, I always say it was the day you were born. I…

Bring Me a Shrubbery: An Introduction to Landscape Architecture

Bring Me a Shrubbery: An Introduction to Landscape Architecture

Have you ever been in an outdoor space where you have felt mesmerized by the beauty of the different natural and man-made elements around you?…

Finding Your Niche as an International Student

Finding Your Niche as an International Student

A little more than eight months ago, I packed up all the clothes I could fit into two suitcases and took the 3 am flight…

6 Scholarships for Women You Should Check Out NOW!

6 Scholarships for Women You Should Check Out NOW!

Summer is the best time to start looking for scholarships. Without the pressure of school, you probably have a lot of free time to devote…

From Planes to Satellites: Aerospace Engineering

From Planes to Satellites: Aerospace Engineering

According to College Board, “As an aerospace engineering major, you’ll learn the basics that helped the Wright brothers and others conquer the age-old problem of…

The Dorm Debacle: My 3 “Kinda Sorta” Roommates

The Dorm Debacle: My 3 “Kinda Sorta” Roommates

When I first started college, the closest I had been to permanently sharing a room was the time when my brother and I (ages 2…

Shout Out to International Students: How to Rock English Proficiency Tests

Shout Out to International Students: How to Rock English Proficiency Tests

As an international student, applying to schools in the US can feel like a long and confusing process. Just when you thought you were done…

13 Summer Activities You May Not Have Considered Before

13 Summer Activities You May Not Have Considered Before

Oh, summer! No more waking up before the sun comes out, no more homework, no more seeing the face of your physics professor! How people…

The World of Animation

The World of Animation

Growing up watching Disney movies, I always dreamed of making little kids feel the way I felt watching stories like Cinderella and Hercules. Even though…

My Education in Panama

My Education in Panama

There are so many differences between my high school in the country of Panama, where I grew up, and the United States, where I now…

Study Abroad: How to Do It the Right Way

Study Abroad: How to Do It the Right Way

In my short life, I have had the opportunity to travel several times, and I truly believe what my mom says: you learn more in…

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