College

My friend is lying to me because she thinks I will judge her.

“I found out that a good friend has been lying to me about choices she’s recently made, because she thinks I’m going to be disappointed or judge her. I don’t…

My roommate’s boyfriend is over all the time.

My roommate’s boyfriend is over a lot. A lot, a lot. What’s appropriate protocol? Do I hang out with them like I do when it’s just her, or do I…

My roommate has all her high school friends & I feel left out.

“My roommate has all her high school friends to hang out with and I don’t know anyone. I’ve tried to tag along a few times, but it feels like she’d…

I leave for college this weekend. Help!

“I leave for college this weekend! I’m so excited but afraid I’m going to miss something important. What are the top five things I need to do, pack, etc?” First…

How do I make my gap year meaningful?

“I decided to take a year off between high school and college. I am staying home and have an internship lined up. I feel good about my decision but am…

What do I do when I don’t want to be where I am?

“What do I do when I don’t want to be where I am? This has been a constant struggle for me the past two years of college. Don’t get my…

How am I supposed to return to real life?

“I just returned from a life-altering summer trip and have no clue how I’ supposed to go back to ‘normal life.’” Let me just go ahead and confess that I…

How do I survive the summer at home?

“Being home for only a month during Christmas break was really tough. It was like all of my freedom was gone and I was back in high school again. How…

How do I find direction & meaning in college?

“I’m a junior, double major in Broadcast Journalism and Music. For most of high school until this year, I had planned on being a journalist and having a career in…

Graduation is 2 weeks away & I’m freaking out. [Part two]

“I don’t have any job prospects lined up.” If you missed “Graduation is 2 weeks away & I’m reaking out. Part one”, you can read it here.  This week’s post…