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“With an education, you have everything you need to rise above all the noise and fulfill every last one of your dreams”— Michelle Obama GRAD SCHOOL BOSS’ING I am writing this post knee deep in preparation for group project presentations and final papers and I couldn’t be more at ease. Its finally here- ‘Tis the […]

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First Semester of Grad School | Lessons Learned, Survival Tips and more

“Don’t stress, do your best and forget the rest”— Anonymous Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash Okay, I am going to start this off by being very clear- I HATED THE GRE! Like I know and get that HATE is a really strong word but my days, I HATED that exam. Cool? Okay! with that […]

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Why I took the GRE TWICE | Test Prep and more.

“Registrar- Time to pay for Grad SchoolMe- I have three dollars.” Photo by- Mayowa School is my safe haven. It’s always been the only thing I was sure of whether it’s because of the structure it provides or only because the people I have met in school have been irreplaceable. Whatever it is, I knew […]

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How I Go To Grad School For Free

“I know what I bring to the table, so trust me when I say I am not afraid to eat alone” — Strong Woman It has been about 4 weeks since classes started and boy oh boy has it been an exciting experience. Graduate school is definitely very different from undergrad, and sometimes I find […]

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Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting Grad School

“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun” — Anonymous Photo by Charl van Rooy on Unsplash In Nigeria, most students go to boarding school for high school (or secondary school) as we call it back at home and that experience in itself warrants a blog post on its […]

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How to Find Your Crowd in College- Making Friends

“Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten” — BF Skinner Scott Fitzgerald once said, “life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” He was right! The fall semester indeed signifies new beginnings for a lot of college students- for some it’s the beginning of a new […]

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The Ultimate Fall Semester Survival Guide ft. InfluenceHer Fall Essentials Kit + Advice from Current College Students

“Your education is a dress rehearsal for a life that is yours to lead” — Nora Ephron Photo by Tariq If you have been following my journey, you would know that I start my graduate program in less than three weeks. I talked a little bit about that in my previous post if you want […]

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My Graduate School Acceptance Story + Tips for You

“You can’t just sit there and wait for people to give you that golden dream. You’ve got to get out there and make it happen for yourself.” — Diana Ross Photography by- Hanfaphotography In a previous college blog post, I wrote, College has been my haven. I am hopeful and excited for what is to […]

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Life Update- What Is Next After College?

“The bad news is time flies. the good news is you are the pilot. ” — Michael Altshuler Photo Via Unsplash Gosh, It feels like I have not written in such a long time (in blogger years) and I can definitely say I missed writing and I missed you! College has been kicking my butt […]

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How I Manage My Time In College: College-Ish

“The Finish line is in sight” — David Heymann I walked out of my last class of the day feeling like I could conquer the world. I looked around me and watched the freshmen as they scurried around campus, some lost, some hopeful and a few inquisitive and I smiled. It seems like it was […]

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What Its Like To Be in My Last Year of College- THEODDTALKS