Letter to Mi Hermanito

Dear brother, You’ll be graduating high school soon and I’ll be crying like a baby at your graduation. Sincerely, Me   Dear high school senior, I’m going to help you and be there for you after we graduate. There’s a huge adventure waiting to happen. Sincerely, College senior   Dear hermano, I know it’s been…

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Rushing and fraternities

So I rushed. It was certainly very exciting. I loved rushing. I am very happy I did. I won’t tell you which fraternity I joined because I want you to consider all the houses. I am not biased here. However, I am writing to talk to you internationals about rushing and what it’s all about….

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Winter’s coming, brace yourselves!

For those who have read some of my previous posts you are well aware that I come from a tiny, cozy and warm country. Our annual mean temperature is 76°F. Lately, in Hanover, we have been experiencing cold, and by cold I mean freezing cold temperatures. Once again, I want to address all of you…

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International Students:

This blog post is for all the international readers who might consider attending Hanover College. I don’t know your background story. What country you come from or what city, but chances are you come from a fairly large city. As you may know from my previous posts, I am from San Jose, Costa Rica. It’s…

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Facing your fears

As we get older and accustomed to the lives that we are living, we learn what we like to do and what we like to avoid. People our age can be adventurous but I also find that we likely to shy away from new things when we are thrown into new environments. For spring break,…

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Life goes on

Recently, I have been thinking about the differences between my mindsets when I was a high school student and now, and how certain things have shifted overtime. It is fickle, at best, to try and figure this thing call life out so early, and yet I feel an uncontrollable urge to seek out that hidden…

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RIP Uncle C

This weekend, my family and I had a service to commemorate my Uncle Scotty’s life. My father’s little brother, Donald Scott, died at age 50. My dad’s side of the family gathered in Brentwood, Tenn., for the service and my uncle’s ashes will be spread on St. George Island in Florida. Surviving are his brother,…

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Ten Days!

Ten days. That is all I have left before I leave the country for three months to work at Space Camp in Izmir, Turkey. I am really excited because this will be my first time leaving the country, but I am still a little worried since I am going with four strangers. I am sure…

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