Nothing Fuels My Narcissism Like Studying Abroad

The funniest part of participating in my international summer program (Korea University’s International Summer Campus) is the blatant extent to which it was a photo-op. The program offered us diverse activities but sometimes focused more on the appearance of fun rather than the reality of it, eg. when my friend signed up for basketball with … More Nothing Fuels My Narcissism Like Studying Abroad

Growing Pains

I’ve always suspected that milestones—or at least the way we celebrate them—are a bit of a hoax. For me, dates that are supposed to mark major turning points in my life, such as my sweet sixteen or entropic eighteen (what, you didn’t celebrate your contribution to the inevitable heat death of the universe?) or high … More Growing Pains