Welcome to my Admissions Blog!
Hey! My name is Tom, a third-year Political Science and Business major from Wenonah, NJ (South Jersey, the better one). Stick around to see what I’m up to, in Boston and Beyond.
More About Me…
Welcome! I’m happy you’re here : ) On this blog, I’ll talk about my experiences:
- As a Husky Ambassador (duh), and working in the Visitor Center (VC)
- As a Service-Learning Teaching Assistant and member of the NU|ACES program
- As a displaced camp counselor
- As an Honors Program Ambassador, and an Ambassador for the College of Social Sciences and Humanities
- On (the) co-op (search)
- Living in Boston
- Just as a college student
I went on a Dialogue of Civilizations the summer after my first year to Tokyo, Japan to learn about international politics and nonprofit activism!
Here are some of my friends (that I made through Husky Ambassadors)! I love that such a great organization has given me even better people ❤
Being from New Jersey is a personality trait. Change my mind.
- Endless Summer (Camp): On Co-op and Test-Driving Your LifeIf you know me, you know about camp. My private story on Snapchat is titled “c*mp support group,” because I’ve been banned from discussing camp with my friends in the past. It’s an integral part of who I am, andContinue reading “Endless Summer (Camp): On Co-op and Test-Driving Your Life”
- Difficult, But Real: Taylor Swift and Finding Meaning in the Age of a PandemicNew Taylor Swift music came out this week–as you can imagine, it was quite a moment for me (and my friend Emma, pictured in our text exchange above). Listening to it, on repeat, of course, and reading into every singleContinue reading “Difficult, But Real: Taylor Swift and Finding Meaning in the Age of a Pandemic”
- The Pioneers Used to Ride These Babies for Miles: A Day (?) at Plymouth RockPicture this: it’s your 21st birthday, and your friends ask you what you want to do to celebrate over the weekend. As a reasonable person in the age of a pandemic, you settle for a simple outdoor dinner (in January,Continue reading “The Pioneers Used to Ride These Babies for Miles: A Day (?) at Plymouth Rock”
How I Can Help
The point of this blog is to make the admissions process and college search a little less scary and a little more personal. Hopefully I can help you with this by answering questions or giving you more insight into:
- Knowing where you “belong”
- Financial aid
- Adjusting to college
- Classes after high school
- Navigating difficult times in college
- What “experiential learning” even is