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.
- You’ve Got a Friend in Me: Building Community in CollegeIn reflecting on my time at Northeastern in my third (how?) year, I can confidently say that I am not the same person I was six months ago, let alone two years ago. I’ve said this many times before, bothContinue reading “You’ve Got a Friend in Me: Building Community in College”
- Who’s Zooming Who?: Overcommitting in CollegeIf you asked me to choose one song to summarize how I’m feeling, I would probably pick “i’m so tired…” by Lauv. Every day, I feel like all I do is wake up, complete some tasks, log on to someContinue reading “Who’s Zooming Who?: Overcommitting in College”
- They Show Me I Try: RejectionI’m currently sitting at my kitchen table, listening to “folklore” by Taylor Swift, wallowing in self-pity. Why, you ask? Well, I just got rejected by my first-choice co-op (the second rejection email of the day, actually). The interview went reallyContinue reading “They Show Me I Try: Rejection”
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