Hey yalls! I wanted to try something different today and give you all a little glimpse of who I am. First off, I am a blogger, grad student, traveler, goofball, and black. Need I say more? All jokes aside, I am thinking of starting a new section on the blog titled “Girl Chat” or “Ladies Only” which will include advice, my personal experiences, and much more. Let me know what you think!
ANYHOWWW, to start (again), I am a second year film student at a university I will not disclose for my safety lol and in this post I will give you the load down on my experiences in grad school, parties, boyzzz, and much more. Grab yourself a cup of tea, coffee, or liquor and make yourself comfy, enjoy!
GRAD SCHOOL: (**DISCLAIMER) GRAD SCHOOL MAY NOT BE FOR EVERYONE, BUT READ ON IF YOU ARE INTERESTED!
Now, if you are considering graduate school, please, please, PLEASE (I repeat), PLEASE be serious about this decision. Once you are in grad school, all of your courses will be designed and focused primarily on the selected program you’ve applied to. So, if you want to be a doctor or filmmaker (like myself) ALL of your courses will be geared towards that subject. If you hate medicine but your parents are pushing you towards it, then maybe Medical School wouldn’t be ideal. You may want to consider entering a program YOU love not what your parents or someone else wants you to do. Find your niche and go for it.
Personally, I love grad school! It’s amazing yet challenging at the same time. It prepares me for my film career and allows me to make mistakes that I will avoid in the future (fingers crossed). In grad school you meet loads of people that will continue to change your outlook on the world. I am always learning new film techniques, how to work with difficult a$$ people (we’ve all encountered them before*sips tea*), and how to balance multiple projects. I have one more year left in my program and I can’t wait to get out there and use the skills that I’ve acquired throughout film school.
PARTIES: I shouldn’t even write in this section because ain’t nobody got time for parties in grad school. I have so much school work, outside projects, my blog, and stacks of television shows to catch up on to “party.” I try my best to squeeze in workouts, outings with friends, and social gatherings with alcoholic beverages whenever free time presents itself. In the meantime, I’m crammed with so much work that I don’t have too much time party it up. However, during those rare occasions, I manage to find time in my schedule to plan trips and events to party until sunrise baby!
Sidenote: There’s nothing wrong with you if you choose to not go out every weekend. If you find eating Rice Krispy Treats or dancing in your undies on a Friday/Saturday night at home is your idea of turning up, then so be it! Create your own parties. Don’t get caught up with what everyone else is posting on social media. In the end, everything is not what its “posted” to be anyway. Also, being in grad school (or in college period) is the best time to build a platform for your future. I am focusing on my future and truthfully, I don’t have any time for slip-ups. The best advice I can give you is to stay focus, grind, and play when you can.
BOYS, BOYS, BOYS: AKA, DRAMA, DRAMA, DRAMA!! In case you’re wondering about my current status: it’s none of YO business! Truthfully, I actually don’t think it matters. In grad school, I had my fun dating guys here and there and I felt like it was a greaaaat time, HOWEVER, I noticed that it was soooo hard to focus on school + my career.
Having a boyfriend or no boyfriend doesn’t define you and being in a relationship doesn’t make you any better than anyone else (NEWSFLASH). I actually don’t think a “status” should be your main focus. Let the “magic” of romance happen on its own timing. In the meantime, focus on your self-development as a woman or guy. As I’ve said before, FOCUS, FOCUS, FOCUS, these “boys/girls” ain’t going anywhere. Don’t feel rushed into getting into a relationship with anyone! Especially when you know deep down you aren’t ready or don’t have the time for it. Don’t be a fool.
Instead, focus on bettering yourself. Go outside, go to the gym, eat something healthy, pamper yourself, speak highly of yourself, and most importantly, enjoy your OWN company! Don’t trip about what you see on social media and don’t believe the hype. The “happiest” couples are usually the most miserable. Live on your purpose! Your time will soon come, in the meantime, enjoy life.
That’s all I have for today. I will try my best to post every Sunday evening 🙂 I hope you all have an amazing Sunday and a great week ahead!