Author - Sarah

A Week Before Graduation…

Hello, and happy Saturday, everybody! Today is May 5th, 2018, and as much as I’m denying this, graduation is a week from today! I’m happy, and excited for my adventures in the future, but I will miss all of...

Adventures at McKinley

Lately, I have had to go to McKinley for a series of procedures. These trips are the first times I have been there for quite a while. I have to say, my experiences have all been quite positive. I was a little nervous...

Welcome Back from Spring Break!

Hello, everyone! Today, I’m officially back from spring break, and ready to take on the last part of my time here as an undergrad. Luckily, I don’t have to be that sad about leaving, because I’m coming...

Yay for Grad School!

Hi everyone, and Happy end-of-February! I know that this time of the year involves a lot of hard work, as well as some questions of whether or not it will pay off in the end. It will, I promise. This is easy for me to...

Looking Forward to Spring

Happy Friday, everyone! Today, I noticed that the weather was warmer, and I wasn’t freezing when going to class. This was lovely, as I felt like I had more of a desire to run all of my errands before going home...

Welcome, Spring Semester!

I cannot believe that the spring semester has begun! It certainly doesn’t feel like spring yet over here, but at least I’m not outside all day. I have really enjoyed my classes so far, and I hope everyone else is, too...

Happy Last Week of Classes!

I can’t believe it, but the last week of classes for the semester begins tomorrow! Seriously, the semester has gone by so quickly! The last week of classes is normally quite a busy one for me, and this year is no...

Some weekend plans

Hello everybody! I cannot believe that it is the end of the 8th week of class! Time has flown by so quickly! Things are pretty busy around here, but it’s all going well so far. I hope everyone else is enjoying...

Welcome, October Busyness!

I cannot believe that October has already started! Things are moving quickly because I’ve been having a lot of fun with all of the things that I get to do, even if they’re hard. I think that the middle of...

End of September?

I really cannot believe that it’s getting to be the end of September! I’ve been on campus for around a month so far (this school year), and time is sure flying by! By now, all but one of my normally...

Best Wishes for the New Semester

I cannot believe that the second week of classes is here! I hope everyone is enjoying the start of the semester. I am really loving my classes and other activities so far, and I find it hard to believe that this is my...

Welcome Back from Spring Break

Hello everybody! I hope you’re having a good first week after spring break. It feels good to be back here, but it’s a bit interesting to get back into things and try to get going on things that are due at...

In Appreciation of Productive Fridays

One of the things that I wish I could tell my high school self is just how exited I am to get to do the things that I do here at Illinois, even when life gets busy. Really, even by the time Friday rolls around every...

Love Your Home Away From Home

Hi everyone! I hope you’ve had a fantastic week! Yesterday, I was giving a tour of the hallway where I live, and I was just so excited to be able to share it with those who were touring the hall. I always enjoy...

Settling Into a New Semester

I hope everyone is enjoying the semester so far, because I know I am! Things have been pretty busy and challenging, but I am having fun at the same time. One thing that I like about my current schedule is that...

Thoughts on Finals Week

Happy finals week, everybody! Even though this can be quite a busy time, I hope that you are all doing as well as you can! As busy as I am, I’m trying to be as calm and productive as possible. Beyond the obvious...

Enjoy Your Break, Everyone!

Hope you all have had a wonderful week before Thanksgiving break! This has been a busy time, but everything has been super fun, and I cannot believe that the semester is almost over! I hope that you all have a fantastic...

Thoughts on Registration

I can’t believe that November has arrived already! It’s amazing how fast time flies by every semester. Seriously, I feel like the semester has just started, I have so much fun with my classes, and then...