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“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

“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

(Left to Right) Kelsey Brown, ME, Taylor Richard, Desean (Dee) Knockum and Rita Onuzuruike I struggled with writing this post for a full week because I couldn’t clearly put into words exactly what I wanted to say to every young black female out there. I wanted this post to be some sort of inspiration, a […]

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What I have Learned as a Black Female At a PWI- College Advice

“AND SO, THE ADVENTURE BEGINS” — Unknown When I first moved into my dorm room in September of 2014, I remember how much of a hot mess my move-in day was. I was not prepared for the chaos that move-in day is, keep in mind, I am international so I moved my whole life. There […]

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College-Ish: COLLEGE MOVE-IN DAY SURVIVAL GUIDE

“College is that part of your life that you are going to relive in your memories forever. ” — Anonymous Never in a million years would I have thought that my college career would be what it is today. I remember my excitement when I found out that I got my admission into a University […]

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