I have always dreamed of traveling the world and experiencing different cultures. I was accepted into the University of Nicosia in Cyprus for the Spring 2018 semester. I am a junior Finance student at the North Carolina A&T State University. I am an Aggie Honors Scholar and a member of EDGE (Finance Honors society). I am a member of the Charm City Aggies organization on campus where we participate in various community outreach events throughout the semester.
“I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing and that is I know nothing.”
It’s been soooo long since I’ve posted and I would like to apologize. The last few weeks of my life have been so hectic, all to say that now the storm is over. Well one storm is over, my life is never too calm for too long. Good news, I’m back in school and I moved into my apartment. I also just had a birthday last week so I’m a little more mature lol. But seriously, I wanted to write something super inspiring due to my recent defeat.
“Life is not a matter of holding good cards, but of playing a poor hand well.”
-Robert Louis Stevenson
“The first step towards getting somewhere is to decide you’re not going to stay where you are.”
-John Pierpont “J.P.” Morgan
As a high school senior, I just knew my grades and my test scores would set me apart from some many other candidates when I got to college. They make it seem like it’s going to be a breeze, but they lied. I am entering my junior year of high school and it is getting more and more difficult to fund my education. I love my school and I’ve never been happier, however, I simply can’t afford it. I planned my entire junior and senior year in terms of what I wanted to accomplish and what I wanted to see happen for myself. Those dreams may not be so attainable for me at this point.
“Without struggle, there is no progress.”