Veronica With Four Eyes

College

How To Find Colleges

How To Find Colleges

I’ve done posts on questions to ask when choosing a college (part one, part two), but it can be difficult to decide what colleges to tour in the first place. In a state like Virginia, there can be dozens of options, and all of them […]

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

How I’m Managing My Back Pain This Semester

I have a chronic illness called Chiari Malformation (read more about that here) that causes chronic pain all over my body, focusing on my back, shoulders, neck, and head. Back pain is fairly common for college students, so I decided to put together a list […]

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

I wrote a post about ten questions to ask when choosing a college here, and decided to expand on it some more. So here are ten more questions to ask yourself and others when choosing a college. How far do you have to travel for […]

Why You Should Submit A Video Essay

Why You Should Submit A Video Essay

Video essays are an optional part of the application process for many colleges, and in my opinion, they are the most fun part of the application.  Here are some reasons you should include a video essay with your college application. What is a video essay? […]

How We Executed Move-In

How We Executed Move-In

It was hard to believe the day had finally arrived. I would finally be moving into my dorm room and starting college. I was excited for taking my first assistive technology course, making friends in my classes, and being right outside of Washington, DC. I […]

Medical Emergencies in College

Medical Emergencies in College

One night in November during my freshman year, I was talking to my friend in a different time zone when suddenly, I felt like I was about to black out. There was blinding pain in my abdomen that made it feel like I had gone […]

Here Is Everything I Bought For College

Below, I have outlined everything I purchased for my college dorm room, organized by store.  Not all of these items were purchased at the same time, but this is probably 90% of the stuff in my room.  Note that I live in a single room, […]

My College Desk

My College Desk

If I’m not sitting in my bed, chances are I am typing away at my dorm desk.  Between running a blog, taking virtual classes, working on assignments, and talking to friends, it’s no surprise that I can easily spend several hours reading, typing, and browsing […]

Ten Things That Surprised Me About College

Ten Things That Surprised Me About College

Before I left for college, my mom was talking with someone, expressing how worried she was about my transition to college, since getting my accommodations in high school was so frustrating. This person reassured my mom that college was completely different, and I would be […]

All of the Technology in My Dorm Room

All of the Technology in My Dorm Room

I spend almost my entire day using some type of technology. It’s very rare to see me without at least two of my devices, and when working in my room, I’m often using three or more at once.  While I do consider myself technology savvy- […]