College students have been at school for nearly a month now, meaning they have had some time to acclimate to the college life. As a recent grad, I am fully aware of the demands and expectations of being a college student. Unfortunately, it’s not all about the academics, but also the social aspect. You’re… Continue reading College & Peer Pressure
With the end of summer comes back-to-school shopping! Sadly, I'm graduated, so I don't get to participate in all the the excitement that comes with buying brand new clothes. However, since beginning this blog and being more involved on Instagram, I've noticed that there are so many women that shop at all these high-end expensive… Continue reading Back to School on a Budget!
Graduation day is one of the most anticipated days of your college career. You finish all your exams, you participate in all the end of year festivities, and you’re ready to get on with your life as soon as you walk across that stage. But for the first time in years, your life is no… Continue reading Adulting: It’s Not So Bad
When I first created my blog, LIFE BY LA’REE, I was still in college. I was at the tail-end of my student teaching and gearing up to graduate. Once I finished, I kind of lost my direction with this blog – and my life – but that’ll be discussed in a soon-to-come post! Now that… Continue reading LIFE BY LA’REE: Revamped
As I reflect on my college experience as a recent graduate, I realize there were many lessons to be learned. College is a time for growth and change, and my growth rate was much slower than everyone else's. I lived with my parents (still do!) all through college, I refrained from drinking until I was… Continue reading 10 Lessons I Learned in College
Wednesday, December 13, 2017 started out as any other day. I brushed my teeth, packed my lunch, and fixed myself up to go to my student teaching placement. As my days of student teaching wind down to single digits, it becomes more exhausting to wake up at 6:30 every morning, but a sense of dread… Continue reading Student Teaching: Blessed with the Best
It's finals week, my last finals week of my college career! Typically this is the most stressful time of the semester but since I was student teaching full time the last 12 weeks, the hardest part is behind me. The only "final" I had was a brief discussion and presentation of pieces of evidence from… Continue reading Finals Week R & R