When I made my first appointment with my mental health counselor, I started our session with telling her, “I don’t know what’s wrong with me.” I shared stories and situations with her and as I told my stories and spoke … Continue reading Learning to Not Be Afraid to Cry
When I speak to younger students, I emphasize how important it was for me to have mentors. In their eyes, I was someone who was successful and “made it” on my own. But I clarified that although I did “make … Continue reading The Importance of Mentorship
The summer after I took my GRE, I went to the career services center at my university to ask for guidance on what I should consider as I prepare for the upcoming application cycle. Instead of receiving advice on how … Continue reading How I Applied to Graduate School (After Being Told Not to)
Hello everyone! My name is Queenie and I am the writer and moderator of this blog! Who Am I? When it comes to my identity, the first one that comes to mind is my identity as a first-generation low-income (FGLI) … Continue reading What is qqueenie.com?