When I was a little girl, I was very curious. Starting at a very young age, I was obsessed with asking questions. It was how I learned about the world around me. When I was asking simple questions, I got answers from my parents. Then...

I consistently tell my students that, besides the obvious reasons of increasing earning potential and gaining job security, there are three main reasons to go to college: the academic experience, the professional experience, and the personal experience. While my academic experience was of course a big part of my college journey, I...

My pathway to college was not the smooth path I had always anticipated. My family planned on having my education funded through my father’s G.I. Bill since he had no intention of using it. While I was in high school, my father retired, my parents...

I did it! Three years and zero student loan debt! I am a first generation college student. I attended the University of North Texas (UNT), where I earned my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Counseling. Although I faced many adversities, I had a...

You don’t need a blog to tell you things are not the same lately. Life for all of us has changed suddenly and dramatically in this pandemic. Our students are not physically in school, parents are grappling with significant pressures, nonprofits are furloughing and laying...

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