Grad school Next Year?

After a lot of thinking, I decided that I wanted to attend to grad school next year. I know it might seem like a weird decision because I have been trying to get a job since graduating. But getting a masters degree has always been a part of my plan and I believe that it […]

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October 2020 memories

Happy Halloween! Fun fact I have never celebrated or dressed up for Halloween. It wasn’t something that was celebrated where I lived before moving to Canada, and even when I was here, I always had night classes. Hopefully one year. In the mean time, I will try to watch as many halloween movies as I […]

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Grad school, information package and a mystery

Lately, I have been considering whether or not I want to attend grad school next year, and if so where and what I would study. So imagine my surprise today getting an information package from the school I am most interested in. And here’s the thing I do not remember giving them my address. Seeing […]

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Getting some not-so-good news

I just got off the phone with my grandmother and got some not-so-good-news. Now I’m scared and worried. And I do not know what to do. She let me know that my grandfather is not feeling well. Everything hurts. If he is still not feeling well, they will take him to the hospital. They are […]

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Is diversity getting better for black people in grad school?

I am trying to be careful about what I say because I don’t want it to be held against me. However, there are issues that are important and that we cannot brush aside because it is the safe option. Over the past few days, I have had a few posts about diversity in academia and […]

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Opening up: Job search, grad school, travel, family

I want to open up about some things right now because I am sad and feel alone. It might be held against me. It might be complaining or overreacting. Honestly, I don’t care because its life, I have no one to talk to and its 2020. I can’t get into my National Student Loan Service […]

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My Reading Journal: Backstory and Set-Up

In August, after watching one person’s reading journal, I convinced myself that I needed to have one too. So I continued watching a lot more videos, got inspiration, had a plan in my head and then bought a few supplies and even more that I did not need. Seeing that I was already tracking my […]

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Getting my new permanent resident (PR) card

Getting my new permanent resident (PR) card today made my day. The past few days and weeks have been rough, so seeing it in my hand made me excited and hopeful. It might seem silly, but the truth is the past weeks and months, I have been stressed about it. I sent in my application […]

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Creating a “New Grad” bullet Journal

Over the past few weeks, I got into journaling, specifically bullet journaling. I started drawing, lettering and always seemed to be watching bullet journal videos on Youtube. I created a reading journal to document my reading journey. I may not the best at it, but there is just something calming about doing it and in […]

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