Sometimes, it is tough to stop and appreciate the little things that make life fun and meaningful. Some days (every day) I am tired. Some days (every day) I have homework to do. Some days (every day) I get a little worried about finding a job. But some days, the stars align and in spite … Continue reading An Awesome Day in Student Affairs
My Google Calendar looks like a game of Tetris. I'm fairly convinced that the beginning of spring semester is so terribly busy because everyone at any given institution is refreshed, renewed, and ready to delegate, collaborate, (and by February, commiserate). January and February are a Student Affairs marathon: RA Recruitment and Selection, major new programs, … Continue reading Job Searching: Like an Extra Job that I Don’t Get Paid For (Yet)
Start by recognizing and understanding your privilege. This talk by Tim Wise is a great place to start.
"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter" Martin Luther King, Jr.
Firstly, job searching in general is borderline terrifying. I am not going to take the opportunity (yet) to expound on the various stresses of finding employment. I would like to be more reflective about that and I'm not quite at that point yet. However, here are some things that I do know about job searching. … Continue reading Things that are slightly scary about job searching…
As a means of christening the New Year and, of course, keeping up with what’s hot in the Student Affairs Twittersphere, I’m choosing One Word to define my 2012. I am not going to lie and say that I do not have a resolution; I do. It is to use mouthwash twice everyday. “Mouthwash”, however, … Continue reading One Word: Change