Scholars Blog

May 8, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Looking Back, Leaping Forward: To the Class of 2019

Now a full year into my freshman year at NC State, I find it hard to accurately describe how much my life has changed—how different I am now than I was last August.

May 8, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Embracing Confusion

From preschool to high school we have been conditioned to a pretty standard daily routine. Wake up too early, go to school, participate in any extracurriculars, have fun with friends/hobbies, stay up too late, repeat. Then comes the game changer: […]

Apr 2, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Friends and Family

This semester has brought many new events into my life. I am in my new major and I absolutely love it. That being said, I have also had to deal with many new things such as my family growing and […]

Mar 21, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Updates From Uni

I stepped off the plane onto the open tarmac, greeted by an overcast sky and the glint of a sun struggling to escape out into the open. I could hardly believe it. We had made it. We had arrived in […]

Feb 4, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

A Letter to NC State

It’s always exciting to begin a new semester. It means new classes, new friends, new study groups, and a new routine for each day. I find it refreshing to know that the start of each semester is almost synonymous to […]

Jan 15, 2019  |  Scholars Blog

Courage 2019

Madeline Yun ‘T19 focuses on courage for 2019 and gives her favorite tips for student-parents at NC State.

Dec 6, 2018  |  Scholars Blog

Tales of a Tugboat: The Little Things

Hello, my name is Trent Hooley, and I am going to cut right to the chase.

Dec 4, 2018  |  Scholars Blog

Life as a Transfer Student

There is only one way that I can describe what it is like transferring to NC State: an emotional roller coaster. There were parts that I enjoyed and other parts that I didn’t enjoy so much. However, transferring to NC […]

Nov 6, 2018  |  Scholars Blog

Boarding Pass

I dreamt big in high school.

Oct 16, 2018  |  Scholars Blog

It Takes a Village

Crisp air whips through my sweater as my feet crunch on leaves covering the bricks that line NC State, and it is finally fall. In October everyone loves a good scare, but what has me startled right now are my […]