Tag: university

Rejection

Rejection is something we all like to talk about after the success is final, and carved in stone. Yet, to overlook this very real part of life is to fundamentally ignore a universal human experience. Whether we’d like to admit it or not, rejection comes in waves throughout our life. When we’re a child, rejection…

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Everything Has Changed

To my Flat 17 gals, this is my post for you. Thank you for changing my life. When I arrived in the city, I didn’t know who I was, only the person I wanted to be. And you helped me find her. Everything has changed, yet I’m supposed to pretend as if my life is…

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A Little Bittersweet

In exactly three weeks, I’ll have packed up and left Edinburgh behind for a few months, a year, or potentially for good. In truth, I don’t know when, or if ever, I’ll be able to call this city home again. In a way, I’m just grateful that I got the chance to call it home…

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The Life Plan

“To base happiness on a life plan is to exist in a vacuum.Sooner or later, you have to break free. ~ M. A. The notorious life plan. The one where I expected to be married by twenty-five, working my dream job fresh out of university, all whilst travelling the world and buying a house before…

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A Question of Personal Growth

“Do we ever truly change, or does the thought of knowing more than we did before serve as a placeholder for all of the problems we’re not yet ready to face?” PRESENT Blame it on social isolation, or the impending doom that I feel when I think about applying for jobs in the midst of…

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