The Essay That Got Me Into College

Gods bless essay exams. If not for them, I’m fairly certain I would never have passed a single test. And I certainly wouldn’t have gotten into college, seeing as the following essay was the only reason a guidance counselor decided my otherwise unimpressive application was worth a second glance.  Okay, I don’t actually have a […]

Do the Hustle

Hustle. Not everyone has it.  Hustle is that extra effort some people put forward to make things happen and get what they want. It’s what separates the successful from the “getting-by-alright,” and the exceptional from the mediocre. Hustle is often understood as the drive, borne of sheer necessity, to improve one’s current situation, and fast. […]

Do the hard thing

Anybody else out there feeling sort of… stuck? If your life is currently running like a well-oiled machine that spews out meaning and value in a graceful fountain of zen-like flow, go ahead and skip this one. This post is not for you. Everybody else, I’ve got a story to tell you. A story about […]