Faith, hard work and graduation

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As both a Christian and a senior, Easter and graduation have particular meaning and it’s truly unbelievable how quickly these momentous occasions have crept up on me. They have led me to reflect on my life as a Christian and the past four years of college. Easter has always been and continues to be a […]

Why I'll remember what I'll remember

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I want to talk about psychology, something that my co-blogger Matt would be better suited to talk to you about. In the field of psychology there is a theory known as the serial position effect. This effect was first introduced by Hermann Ebbinghaus, as he did the research on, oddly enough, himself. The serial position […]

Internship Opens Doors, Narrows Focus

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Summer is drawing to an end and it’s time to crack open the books. I’ve had one of the best summers ever.  I’ve had an amazing internship and got to do many things this summer that I would not have done outside of Erie. I cannot say enough good things about my nursing internship at […]

July? Already? Seriously??

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July 4 usually signals that the end of summer is quickly nearing for me. It means start scrambling to ensure my financial aid is all set because I have (regrettably) ignored the reminders since March. It means start checking for required books and acquiring new notebooks, binders and pencils. And if you’re anything like me […]

Senior Preps for Future, Outlook is ‘Merry and Bright’

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Quick fact about me: I love making lists. What’s on my current to-do list? – Graduation cap and gown – Graduation announcements – Senior Thesis Research paper – Find a job How fulfilling it is to cross items off a list. The scary part of this is that the items on my list are all final […]

Student Loans: Scary, But Worth Every Penny

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“Congratulations! Our records indicate that you will graduate in May or August of this year.” You can imagine how excited I was to read those words in a letter I received from Gannon two weeks ago.  Who wouldn’t be ecstatic to know that you’re on the right track and your life plans are falling into […]

College Search 101: New Year, New Phase of the Journey

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Happy New Year! Can you believe it’s already 2011? Well, I hope you all enjoyed your new years celebrations and are ready to jump back into the second half of the school year. The spring semester always tends to speed by, so the first few days of the New Year present a perfect time to […]