Leadership Lessons in Washington D.C.

Leadership Lessons in Washington D.C.

As summer draws to an end, I think it’s worth posting an update about what I have been up to. First, I “graduated”. Why is this surrounded in quotation marks? Well, while I walked in May, I extended my graduation date to August in order to participate in the W&M Summer Institute Program in Washington



Study Abroad!

After experiencing Commencement, I’ve spent a lot of time reminiscing about W&M. One experience that I kept stumbling upon was studying abroad in Lyon, France in the spring of my junior year. After spending high school in England, I had no desire to study abroad. I had decided that I would spend the entirety of



Opening Convocation: A Retrospective View

Given the title of this post, you’ve probably already guessed that this post will be about Opening Convocation. I know, I know. Convocation happened a long time ago. So long ago that you might wonder why it has taken me so long to write this post. The truth is that being a senior is a



Interviewing 101

After interviewing prospective students, I’ve learned a lot about what makes an interviewer great.  However, instead of discussing what to do during the interview, this post will explore the ways in which an interviewee can shine after the interview is over.  Confused?  That’s okay.  I’m actually referring to the question portion of the interview when



Driving Miss Kumah

Living in Williamsburg this summer has been great for my independence, especially having to work full-time at the Admission Office and actually cook for myself. However, despite all this independence, I feel more dependent on others than ever before. Why? I don’t have a car. While this might not seem like a big deal, I



Starting a Blog

I’m a perfectionist. Not the “what would you say is your weakness?” type of perfectionist where perfectionism becomes a strength, but the type of perfectionist who agonizes over writing the first entry of a blog series. So, in the spirit of honesty, I have to confess that I wrote eight versions of this post and