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The Real Final: How to Cope with Post-Graduation Stress

It has now been almost exactly a month since I finished my Bachelor’s degree in writing. After four years of nearly constant stress, I was so excited to be done and to feel myself breathe freely. However, I have to admit: I’m a bit devastated by the stress that is […]

When the Election is Over and the Confetti Has Fallen

We, as a people, accept that in many aspects of life there must be a winner and a loser. It is one of the most understood parts of any sort of competition. From the sidelines, we encourage those who participate with cheers, signs and, in an election, votes – whether […]

The Fund for American Studies: A Sneak Peek into NSCS’ Coolest Benefit

NSCS offers its members numerous benefits relating to travel, lifestyle, and academics. The DC Internships programs sponsored by the Fund for American Studies (TFAS) are some of our most notable academic benefits. These programs allow students to not only learn and grow in classroom and workplace environments, but also to experience […]

Life After College

Many people are probably wondering what life is like after you graduate college. Some questions that might be running through your mind may include: How do I get a job? What happens if I don’t get a job? (Probably one of the most terrifying thoughts). What if I don’t know […]

Am I Ready for Life After College?

Around this time next year, I will be a college graduate. I honestly can’t believe how quickly the four years have gone by. I’m excited to see what my future holds but I’m nervous. Often, I think about how I will translate my four years of studying, writing papers, and […]

Transitioning from Mentee to Mentor: A Personal Reflection

The concept of mentorship has always been and always will be something that is hard for me to navigate and understand. A plethora of questions run through my mind when I even think about the word “mentor.” Questions like “How does one get a mentor?” or “Do I really need […]