Tagged: COVID-19

The Time is Now: Invest in Yourself!

The Time is Now: Invest in Yourself!

The headline of an Atlantic article by Melissa Fay Greene recently caught my eye, as it posed the question of ‘how will we remember the COVID-19 pandemic.’ In the introduction, Greene recounts her own tale of how her ‘plague’ year, as she labels it, started. She shared that, for her it began when she had to cancel two plane tickets to Denver for her and her husband’s visit to see their eldest son and his family. As I finished reading Greene’s expertly-written article on the stories we hold on to, and how they are influenced by others, my mind...

“How lucky we are to be alive right now!”

And some may argue, enrolling in business school during a pandemic is non-academic. Perhaps even my grandma would agree, staying alive past 2020 would be enough and I wouldn’t disagree and call her bluff. Like for most of you, this past year has been rough, but it has made us all strong and tough, and that is enough. The fact is, there are leaders and followers but make sure you are not a reed and you will succeed. Although COVID-19 was trying to erase our world, Emory was busy trying to keep us all breathing. I can only imagine...

Finding balance in the times of COVID-19 as a working professional student

Finding balance in the times of COVID-19 as a working professional student

My tenacious dilute kitten believes that I am possessed by the many screens my eyes stay fixated on throughout the day. Ever the hero, however, she attempts to save me from my trance throughout the day. Like Cobra Kai, she strikes the monitor on my desk and hurls it into the unassuming peace lily. While I sweep up the scattered dirt, she gets her opening to knock my phone and smartwatch off the coffee table and swipe them towards the dark underworld of stolen Christmas ornaments and hair bands behind the couch. I appreciate her trying to earn her...