• College,  Tips

    Managing Stress During Finals

    It's finally that time of the year. The time of the year filled with anxious nail-biting, sloppily written notes and a stale mix of dark circles and coffee breath. Good times? Maybe not, but I'm here to make them a little less stressful and a lot more bearable. So let's get started! Here are all the things you need or should do to reduce your stress level during finals.

  • Italy,  Study Abroad,  Travel

    Coast to Coast

    “We could go to Amalfi,” Kirsten said looking up to see a smile stretch across my face.  Within the hour our Airbnb had been booked, and our bags were packed. I looked at the clock “did we just book an Airbnb at 12:30 in the morning?” I smiled to myself. Ten hours later our train was pulling into Salerno. We pushed past the hustling crowd of the train station eager to find the ferry that would take us to Amalfi. I sat on the ferry, wind blowing through my hair,  refusing to shift my eyes from the coastline. Sailboats past us, gliding through the crystal blue water. On the cliffs, hints…