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One Hundred

One Hundred

I’ve made it to my one hundredth post on this blog! About time, right? I started this blog a little over a year-and-a-half ago and though some months have seen more activity than others, I’ve still been able to make a few posts once in a while to document my adventures and reflect on other … Continue reading

Which US Cities Share Your Speaking Style?

Which US Cities Share Your Speaking Style?

Last Saturday, the New York Times published an online quiz called “How Y’all, Youse and You Guys Talk” that asked twenty-five questions about certain terms and pronunciations used across the United States. Your answers to these questions would then be used to develop a “personal dialect map” charting which parts of the country have a … Continue reading

The I in INFP

The I in INFP

When I was a fourth year at UCLA, I took a 2-unit seminar in the career center called Strategic Career Decision Making. During one class, we completed the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator test to find out our personality type and which occupations are best suited for that personality. I ended up as an INFP, short for … Continue reading

Twenty-Three

Twenty-Three

For some reason, I usually have a tough time celebrating my birthday. I don’t normally plan things to do because I tend to get a little erratic and my emotions go all over the place. I have conflicting feelings of wanting to celebrate and wanting the day to just pass over so that I can … Continue reading

A Future in Global Studies

A Future in Global Studies

Decisions tend to scare me. It’s hard for me to truly be confident in my choices and I constantly find myself thinking too much about the repercussions. Even at UCLA, it took me until my third year to finally declare a major because my interests were all over the place and I did not want … Continue reading

An Introduction

An Introduction

Hello there! I figured that I should talk a little about myself before I go on with other posts since I think it’s a good way for people to get an introduction to who I am and what kind of perspective I have to contribute to this space. Where should I begin? My name is … Continue reading