Book: Getting What You Came For: The Smart Student’s Guide to Earning a Master’s or PhD [Revised Edition] by: Robert L Peters, PhD. Published 1997. I noted the year the book was published because some of the information may be slightly outdated, such as applications to grad school costing $25 (LOL), but the value of… Read More Keep it real: The book that put me on pause about going to grad school
Campus stress is almost inevitable. But there are ways to anticipate it and alleviate it. And I have a few suggestions on how to handle this relative to needing to regulate your mind while being on campus. 1. Get off campus Explore the world outside of your campus parameters for a change of pace. It’s… Read More #BackToSchool: 6 tips for Self-Care on Campus
In another installment of a #randombutrelevant unplanned blog post, I feature the writing of Dwayne Moore, alumnus of Stony Brook University, Class of 2017. Alot to say and the words to say it: “Like many other black people, I am mentally exhausted by the recent images we have all witnessed on the news. My plans… Read More Cut the BS: America has, and always will be this way
Blogger Michaela at “A Dash of Michaela” posted a call to action after her recent blog post 0:00 More of Them, Less of Me. As soon as I read the challenge she posed, a lightbulb went off in my head. There was a draft for a post I had sitting in my computer files for several… Read More #ReclaimingMyTime: Plenty of (Unworthy) Fish and the 0:00 Challenge
I’m sure by now you’ve heard, and if you haven’t, a quick google search or twitter search will get you up to speed real quick. I don’t want to too much dwell on the Usher situation, but there’s a conversation that comes out of it I want to address: The Black community is FAKE fat… Read More On Usher, Sex, and the Fake Fat Friendly Black Community
Although “Do what you love” sounds like a corny motivational segment, I’m a firm believer in this. At the very least, what you love should guide you. Consider this when choosing a college major/career path. Originally, I went to college to be a high school history teacher. I knew after my 1st semester of Africana… Read More #BacktoSchool: Consider your Future, Fuel your Passion.