Studying in a foreign language can be very demanding due to cultural and academic differences.
We often claim something like “science is heartless, but human is the essence of the humanities.” Then we always say something about “the human condition.”
Ask any girl from an all girls private school, and she’ll probably tell you she wishes she had the chance to go to a co-ed school, even for a part of her high school career.
You don’t really know how to tell your friends (or family) that you would much prefer to be in the library than going to Starbucks without sounding like a geek.
I make less money, but I am healthy and happy and I wake up with a smile on my face, looking forward to my next project and my next adventure.
Final exams are approaching, and you all probably have a lot of huge papers to write the night before they’re due.
Many now view college as, at its essence, only a conduit to a good job, and if you say you’re studying painting or photography, someone is bound to roll their eyes, certain that you’re only biding your time until you’re allowed access to your trust fund.
4. Find that one person who can tell you (bluntly) that things are going to be ok.
This is also true in the working life. Think of how many people you know that say, “I hate my job.”
Your life becomes a constant progress of trying to sleep at night and work during the day — at least until you realize the utter impossibility of that endeavor, until you surrender to the fact that you’ll wake with full intention at 11 a.m. and instead spend four hours gazing at social media for some purpose you’ll justify to yourself somehow.