Posted in Music

[First Listen] BTS – Love Yourself: Her

One of my favorite groups BTS (방탄소년단) released a new album called Love Yourself: Her. This album has been greatly anticipated not just by the K-pop community but even by western media. Today I’m listening to the whole album for the first time and giving you a look into what I thought about each song.

Give the album a listen while you read my review. It’s available to stream on Spotify and Apple Music. Also watch the DNA music video!

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Posted in college

Guide To College Apps: Choosing Schools

This is the second post in my College App Series, so if you haven’t seen the first post on polishing up your resume, check it out here! Today’s post centers around determining which schools are a great match for you and how many schools you should apply to. Hopefully you’ll find this helpful!

Disclaimer: I am not an expert. I am simply someone who went through this process, recently graduated from college, and want to help others do the same the best way I can.

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Guide to College Apps : The Resume

In honor of the Common App opening and the five year anniversary of the start of my own college applications, I’ve decided to start a new series. This “Guide to College Apps” series will outline some of the most important things you need to be aware of when applying to colleges.

When trying to decide what to tackle first, everything can seem really overwhelming. When I was applying, I didn’t really have anyone to help guide me through the process, so the task was EXTREMELY daunting. I hope that through doing this series, I’ll be able to help answer some questions that you might have.

Disclaimer: I am not an expert. I am simply someone who went through this process, recently graduated from college, and want to help others do the same the best way I can.

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Dropping A Class 101

So I just graduated in May and if I learned any skills during my time in college it would be knowing when a class just isn’t going to work out for me. In the beginning, i was the type to try and stick it out until the end but I realized that was a dumb move. If something is wrong, drop the class or you’ll be miserable for the whole semester. Since it’s back to school season, I’ve put together a short list of things to look for when deciding whether to stay in a class.

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Posted in college, Life

Finding My Voice

I remember being eight years old and having my writing teacher tell me that I was destined to be a writer. You really have a grasp on this whole writing essays thing, they said. Back in elementary school, writing was like math. There was a question and you had to answer it in a certain way. I guess this is why I excelled, because math had always been my best subject.

Why do you like going to school?

I get to see my friends. I get to learn new things. I get to go to recess. Check.

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Five Tips For Mastering A New Language

I’ve only been learning Korean (formally) for about four years now, and although I’m far from mastering the language I think I’ve gotten pretty far in a short amount of time. Learning a new language can sometimes be a pretty daunting task, but if you have the motivation and the right methods it can definitely be enjoyable. So, I’ve laid out a few things that have helped me throughout my language journey.

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Why I’m Starting A Bullet Journal

For those of you who don’t know, a bullet journal is a combination between a journal, planner and to-do list. There are countless videos and blog posts detailing the basic outline of how one should go, but really its up to you to decide the design. This kind of product is what I’ve been looking for and so I’ve compiled a short list of reasons as to why I want to start one.

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