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9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”

In the spring of 2016, I took ENG 385: Multicultural Young Adult Literature. I took the class because I love YA lit and it satisfied an “around the world” literature requirement, and I knew I would enjoy it, but I didn’t know how much I would learn. As I read all of the books assigned… Continue reading 9 Bite-Sized Reviews of Multicultural Young Adult “Classics”

Planning & Goals

DIY Planning Setups: Bullet Journals & More

In yesterday’s post, I talked about calendars. I rattled off a whole list of different paper and digital calendars/planners that you can use to organize your life. But what if those aren’t quite your style? What if you want more customizability? Here are some options I’ve found through cruising the world of #planneraddicts. Bullet Journals… Continue reading DIY Planning Setups: Bullet Journals & More

Planning & Goals

Blogging As An Accountability Tool

One of the most important aspects of goal achievement is the accountability system. You must be accountable to yourself, first and foremost, through your personal goal tracking. But sometimes you aren’t enough motivation for yourself. Sometimes you need an audience to get the proper kick in the pants. Thus, accountability can move from the personal realm… Continue reading Blogging As An Accountability Tool

Planning & Goals · School · Wildcards A Must-Have College Tool

The following article, written by me, was originally posted at under the same title on July 6th, 2016. I am reposting it now as a “wildcard” post because fall registration is coming up soon for many students, and I figured it would be helpful for those who haven’t seen it before. Minor updates and… Continue reading A Must-Have College Tool