Lady Lennia Chelsea: Can you hold a job while acquiring a education? In short, yes! But you have to be careful and understand what you can personally handle. When I first started my undergraduate, my father told me to not worry about employment and to just get the next few years under my belt. I took advantage of my unemployment by "uping" my course load a bit. I knew I wouldn't be … [Read more...] about Can You Hold a Job While Acquiring an Education?
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo on the GRE What is the GRE? The GRE stands for Graduate Record Exam and it is broken up into the General test and Subject test. The general test is the most taken test and the subject test is used for certain programs for certain schools. The general test consist of three tests - verbal, quantitative and analytical writing. The verbal test is basically how the SAT was … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea on the GRE
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: The Pros and Cons of going to graduate school at the same college as your undergraduate: PROs The positive aspects of attending graduate school at the same college you received your undergraduate is knowing all your professors. You will know what each teacher expects when it comes to homework and exams. It may be stricter and harder, but you can get a very clear … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: Pros and Cons of Going to the Same Grad School
Being a parent brings the need to make tough decisions. From pregnancy to the time your kids are adults, you have to sacrifice. Sacrificing is not just about money, but also your personal life. For me, it was my education. During finals of my freshman year of college, I found out I was expecting. My boyfriend and I sat and talked about what was to come. We talked about keeping the baby, which was … [Read more...] about College and Kids: My Story of a Tricky Combo
Lady Lennia Chelsea Palumbo: Grad School When I first was thinking about what life was going to be like after I graduated, I always knew I was eventually going to go for my Masters, but I was not clear on when. In my major you require an internship before you can sit for your register dietitian exam, and since internships are based on blind matching it is highly competitive. I started to apply … [Read more...] about Lady Lennia Chelsea: Grad School
I graduated with my bachelor’s degree in Print Journalism from Bowling Green State University in May of 2010. It was one of the best days of my life, but I didn’t start at BG, and it wasn't a happy, smooth trip every day of the five years of my undergrad life. I started off as a freshman at Oakland University in 2005. I had been accepted to Virginia State University (Historical Black College and … [Read more...] about Unpaved Road: My Hardships in College