14 Things I Wish I Knew Before College

I don’t know how much of this is true, but it’s definitely something that got me thinking. Some worry me, like not being able to keep in touch because it’s something that already bugs me in the back of my mind, and some reassure me such as taking time to find close friends and not judging my roomie by her facebook profile.

Thought Catalog

I’ve been home for the past month, when I’m not binge-watching Netflix and stalking my college friends on Facebook, I’m helping my sister with the college process. The other night, we were doing the College Board search to help you determine compatible colleges, and I realized that there was a lot I wish I knew before I not only started college, but decided which college to attend.

1.You’re not special

I know, I know. In high school, you were class president and led your team to the state championship, all while getting a 4.0. You were homecoming king/queen or you spent every weekend studying to get into Harvard. Not only did everyone else work as hard, if not harder, to get into your college, but no one cares about who you were in high school. Nor do they care about your SAT/ACT score. And if they do, they are…

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Introducing Illusory Flaunts

I’ve started many blogs – and failed at keeping them – so I have a trail of unused URLs behind me. Some I’d like to forget and hide, like my Tumblr blog serving as an ode to monkeys to fulfill my freshman fetish. Others I regret not using, for the titles were beautiful, but it seems I ran out of content to post.

Themes, titles, fonts. It’s the trouble I faced with so many blogs. Once I got it all set up, I didn’t know where to go from there. I wrote a couple posts, but it always had to be about something. Whenever I got an idea or a draft, I got to wondering whether or not the post was relevant. But if the draft was about me, it should have been relevant, shouldn’t it? It was my blog.

So here’s to my new blog, the most stereotypical of them all – the everything blog. Sometimes hidden under the title “lifestyle blog”. My rants, my fashion trends, my ideas, my advice, my views, and my life. A blog about anything on my mind, anytime I want to. After all, the future can be anything and everything; I can’t wait to see what the future holds for this blog.