Category Archives: I ♥ North Carolina

Gardens at UNC

This week I’ve had the opportunity to visit two beautiful gardens that are managed by UNC – the Coker Arboretum and the NC Botanical Gardens. While anybody would say that it has been a wild winter, weather-wise, here in North … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Making a Decision

It’s getting to that point in the year when applicants have to make a choice about where they’ll be going to school in the fall. So how will you make this very important decision? There are a lot of things … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

Making the Move

This week three years ago, I made the decision (and the deposit) to attend UNC School of Social Work. While UNC was my first choice, it was not an easy decision for me. At the time I was working in … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

I <3 Self Care

So it’s November 11, there’s less than one month left in the semester, and I have 8 big assignments due before then, 5 of them papers. The weather has finally turned appropriate for November and I finally turned the heat … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom

What am I doing?

Grad school is hard. Between classes, work and field, it’s easy to feel overstretched. There are days when I come home and ask myself, “Is this worth it? Should I have come back to grad school? What in the world … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, I ♥ North Carolina, In the Classroom

[Fall]ing in love with North Carolina

Fall is absolutely my favorite time of year, as it brings all of my favorite things – Football, leaves changing, pumpkin flavored treats, and sweaters. Even in the stress of the mid semester assignments and papers, I have committed to … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom, Uncategorized

Back to that self-care…

This semester is officially under way! First papers have been turned in, readings are piling up, groups are meeting regularly for projects, and I am back to frequenting my favorite study spots. One of the best things about Carolina is … Continue reading

Posted in I ♥ North Carolina, Outside of the classroom