I can still remember it as if it were yesterday. I was at JFK airport waiting for a connecting flight to go home. The flight was delayed for a few hours. Finally after a long wait, an announcement was made that flight 221 to Boston will begin boarding in 30 minutes. At that moment something … Continue reading Unexpected Attack
Instead of naming a New Year resolution I intend to accomplish in 2016, I decided to come up with a daily ritual list. I figured since I never stick to my resolutions, why not take a list of things I do now and continue to do it in 2016. Stretch Drink at least two cups … Continue reading Daily Rituals
Whenever you get the chance be the first person to say "hi" even if it's to random stranger. Your gesture of just smiling and/or saying "hi" can go a long way. Find the courage to say "hi" first especially when you really want to talk to that person. Many people miss out on opportunities because … Continue reading It starts with a simple “Hi”
Now that the excitement & anxiety of going back/first day of school have passed, the next step is to find a routine. Stick with it until it becomes a habit. When you stick to the routine, you will find yourself being more productive & less stressed. With a set schedule, you will know what you … Continue reading Develop a Routine, Stick With It, Make It a Habit
The idea of roommate(s) is very scary & can be nerve wrecking especially when you never met that person before. A million questions are probably popping up in your head such as will they like me, will I like them, what do they do for fun, what type of friends do they hang out with, … Continue reading Roommate(s): Love Them or Hate Them
Literally this is how I felt once my laptop crashed especially when the Best But Employee asked when was the last time I back up? Like say what? Don't forget when you get a chance, back up!
Once a month when you get a chance, you should back that thing up. By that I mean back up your documents, files, photos & etc. on your smartphone and/or laptop. It’s the crappiest feeling to start typing an essay & then all of a sudden your screen goes black. Next thing you know your … Continue reading Back That Thing Up
Growing up one of the best advice my mother gave me was that, “anything can be taken away from you, you can lose everything, but the one thing that no one can ever take away from you is your education & knowledge”. My mother escaped from the Khmer Rouge war & came to America with … Continue reading School Supplies
I used to struggle with time management but I found a system that works for me. Check out my video on time management to view my tips and technique for an effective way to manage your time.
As the anticipation of college builds up, take a few deep breaths, slow down & enjoy the remainder of your summer. Try some of these things before summer is over. Get an internship & maintain the network to build potential ones. Get a job & maintain the network to work during school breaks. Open a … Continue reading Don’t Let Summer Escape