What They Don’t Tell You About College
People love to give rising first-year students advice about college, but there is one things that everyone fails to mention.
When I first came to NC State, perhaps one of my most defining features was my obsession with mathematics.
A Tale of Two Countries
Memories of my childhood in El Salvador come to mind when I see kids playing in the streets.
Coping with Online Classes and Online Life
All classes have gone online here at NC State. This comes with a lot of inconveniences, but also with a lot of advantages.
Returning to Poe Hall
We all know when August comes back around what time of the year it is. For some, it’s a new start at a new school, and for others, it’s the return back to their usual routine.
Silently Speaking Our Passions
Our stories shape us. We all have underlying truths that get created each day from the moment we are born. They take us to where we are now and influence where we’ll be.
The Insider on Undergraduate Research
My undergraduate research journey started in the summer of 2019 with the smell of roasted coffee as it enveloped the air while I hastily walked down to my first training in the clean room at the NC State Nanofabrication Lab.
Embracing Ever-Changing Interests
When I started my college career, my life was all sketched out in my planner. Everything from my undergraduate degree to my eventual retirement was planned with an exact timeline and high expectations.
The Start of Something New
The start of a new semester is the perfect time to reflect and evaluate the positive and negative aspects of your previous semester.
The Key to Success
As I entered my sophomore year at NC State, I realized that I would be faced with a growing challenge. Within the first few weeks of my fall semester, I began to experience something much too familiar to me: self-doubt.