Posted in July 2011


So I’ve sent in all the applications I can. All my secondaries are in. I have five that are officially complete now. All I can do is sit back and relax. The waiting game begins. Advertisements


from Pritzker. Not unexpected, but still. Top choice. Man. I think I’m going to bake something to cheer myself up.

A Summer Update (and a cupcake, too!)

As of this posting I have officially applied to 6 schools, been rejected by one, and withdrew from two. I have three more secondary requests in my inbox that I’m going to finish up today…and then I’m just waiting on three more to get back to me. Whew! It’s definitely a long process. I can’t … Continue reading

Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies!

Well, I promised! So here they are, delicious and freakishly easy, gluten-free peanut butter cookies: I’ve been avoiding gluten rather unintentionally lately, for the last month or so, I’ve just been generally staying away from carbohydrates. I’ve found that I have more energy, am basically happier, and all of my unpleasant gastrointestinal symptoms that have … Continue reading

Taking a Deep Breath

I think I overreacted a bit today, but ultimately putting my accounts on private and locking my twitter was probably a good thing. I’ll probably link them back up again after the admissions season; I really don’t want anything I do or say online to have a negative impact during this process. I thought I … Continue reading

Online Identity

I was recently asked to remove some content on my Peace Corps blog which has really gotten me thinking about my online identity. I don’t believe in anonymous online activity; I think more and more we need to be held accountable for what we say online and doing that with our real voices is important. … Continue reading