RUAB: Rutgers University Alternative Breaks

My team! RUAB The Right to Rights. Getting involved on a college campus can be intimidating, and on a campus as large as Rutgers University- New Brunswick, it can almost seem impossible.  For freshman especially, joining clubs and really becoming “a part” of something is not fun when every one else seems to already know each … More RUAB: Rutgers University Alternative Breaks

Turn Your Dreams into a Resolution This Semester

There is something beautiful about an entire culture collectively deciding one night to make a change in their lives for the better. This is the phenomenon of New Years Eve. Everyone decides on a few minor positive alterations that begin with the annual transition (after the hangover subsides, of course.) But why stop at the … More Turn Your Dreams into a Resolution This Semester

So You Want To Be A Rutgers Nursing Major?

Happy New Year, readers!! This is going to be one of my school-specific posts, directed at those high school seniors who are anxiously waiting to hear back, or have already heard back, from admissions regarding their acceptance into the Rutgers University New Brunswick School of Nursing. As a first-year nursing student who has completed her … More So You Want To Be A Rutgers Nursing Major?

2016: The Best Of

Time goes by. Another year just passed and within  hours, 2016 will be just a memory. It’s not an exaggeration to say that my decision to study in the United States, it was the most important year in my life so far. My life has changed a lot… I just want to share with you my personal favorites … More 2016: The Best Of


2016 is finally over and in my opinion it’s been a roller coaster. From the presidential election to Rutgers 250th anniversary, and personally graduating high school and moving on to college, 2016 has been so memorable as well as long and many other adjectives. But it is also important to look back and reflect on … More Reflection

So by the time many of you will read this, your finals will be over and winter break will have officially started. So first off congrats on finishing another semester (or your first semester if you have a freshmen) and on getting through finals week. But winter break is now here and it’s approximately 3 … More


It recently got cooler, but I can’t complain about that infamously unpredictable “Jersey weather” that I’ve experienced so far. I miss those sunny days of late October when it was so warm that I could even sit under the tree near Scott Hall and study. For the first time ever I was wearing shorts in … More (N/M)ovember

My Final Thoughts (for this Semester) as Final Exams Approach

In the Kilmer Library, studying students come and go on the second-floor. Flowing rotations of students ascend the stairs, stay for some time, and later descend to the lower levels. While here, they occupy wooden carrels and vacant spaces with seating; they read, highlight, write, and type. There is a pleasant silence in the library … More My Final Thoughts (for this Semester) as Final Exams Approach