Welcome to my Admissions Blog!
Hey! My name is Tom, a second-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.
- The Good in Goodbye: Later, Co-op!As I write this, it’s just over a week since my first co-op ended. And what an experience it was. I thought I wouldn’t miss it once it was over: after six months, it felt as if the circumstances hadContinue reading “The Good in Goodbye: Later, Co-op!”
- Don’t Forget From Whence You Came: South Jersey to BostonIf anyone, and I mean anyone, talks to me for more than five minutes, they will glean that I’m from South Jersey—the better part of the state, in case you were wondering. Besides being a funny way to introduce myself,Continue reading “Don’t Forget From Whence You Came: South Jersey to Boston”
- Strange Bedfellows: Politics on CampusI’m sure your heartbeat quickened when you saw the title of this post. And I get it: politics seems like something we should not be talking about right now, with the global pandemic, protests,, and…everything else. But I am aContinue reading “Strange Bedfellows: Politics on Campus”
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