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End of Year Review 2016-2017

What a year! In a whirlwind, I'm ~officially~ halfway done with college and I made it out (mostly) alive. Remember those goals I had for the year? Well, here is how they went and a sneak preview of what the summer could have in store for me! This year was a rollercoaster of emotion. Life… Continue reading End of Year Review 2016-2017

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5 Tips to Help You Survive Finals When All You Want is Summer

I've mentioned a few times that I go to a school on the quarter system, which is really great until the end of May. The worst part about being on the quarter system is that while all your friends at other schools are off enjoying the weather and reveling in the endless joy of summer,… Continue reading 5 Tips to Help You Survive Finals When All You Want is Summer

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Healthy Self Criticism

This year, I've spent a bunch of time and effort trying different ways to maximize my awesomeness: everything from starting to time track to running a half marathon. These projects came out of the initial set of goals I created for this school year. With only 5 weeks until the end of this school year (the… Continue reading Healthy Self Criticism

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Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

This week, I was minding my own business scrolling through my newsfeed, when I saw an article that said that college women spend an average 10 hours a day on their phones. This was absolutely crazy to me, so this is how I use my phone time, make the time I spend with it work for… Continue reading Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

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Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

After moving into my Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook last quarter, I experimented with a bunch of different spreads to track my academic progress through the quarter. Now, a few weeks into the spring, I think I've finally found a way to make my Bullet Journal work for the quarter system. Why the Bullet Journal Bullet Journaling is… Continue reading Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

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Do I Have Time for This: A Guide to When You Can Say Yes

Moving into Spring Quarter, I’m taking on a couple of new projects to an already busy schedule. I love filling my time around my schoolwork with my projects, so anytime I have the opportunity to take on something new, my gut reaction is to say yes. Too many yeses later, and I’m stressed and overwhelmed,… Continue reading Do I Have Time for This: A Guide to When You Can Say Yes

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Winter Came, I Saw, and I Conquered: Winter Quarter Review

The last twelve weeks have been a whirlwind of events and amazingly, we’ve made it to the end of another quarter. With the new projects I’ve been pursuing while taking classes, my life has become increasingly complicated. Despite pushing myself harder than ever before, overall I had the best quarter I’ve had since starting college.… Continue reading Winter Came, I Saw, and I Conquered: Winter Quarter Review

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Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

My college is on the quarter system, which means we get three sets of finals! To ease the incredible stress of this period, I create a home-stretch schedule to help me do all the studying I need to, as well as everything else that keeps me sane. This is how I use my bullet journal… Continue reading Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

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Time Tracking in my Bullet Journal

As we move into midterm season at my school, there isn't a ton of time to waste, but somehow I've found the day getting away from me. Since this seems to be a running theme for me every quarter, I've been looking for ways to improve my time management skills. Inspired by Kara from Boho… Continue reading Time Tracking in my Bullet Journal

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School Year Resolutions

Happy 2017! It’s been years since I’ve made New Years Resolutions, but when I started the 2016-2017 school year I decided it was time to make some goals for the year. Now that the first quarter of school is done, here is how I made them, how (badly) they held up, and the changes I’m making for the next quarter to accomplish them by the end of the school year.