Education & Career

5 Ways to Sneak More Reading into Your Day

I don’t know about you, but my reading list feels infinite at this point. Here is just a snippet: Biographies/memoirs of awesome people like Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance by Barack Obama and The Work: Searching for a Life That Matters…

March 27, 2018
Nkem Story

10 Things I Don’t Miss About Living in Nigeria

I’ve been back in Nigeria for 6 weeks now and I’ve talked about the things that I’m missing, like family, friends, spontaneous and insightful conversations and mango season. Now I want to talk a bit about the things I most definitely do not miss.…

March 23, 2018
Travel

Pilgrimage to Washington DC and How to Finish Lent

Often, when we think of pilgrimages we think of traveling to the Holy Land or heading to a location where a miracle happened – for example, pilgrimages to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City. But a pilgrimage is actually any journey…

March 22, 2018
Education & Career

Why You Should Ditch Motivation

As the Olympics and Lent get underway and as I enter a new stage in my freelancing goals, I’ve been thinking a lot about motivation and discipline. Olympians are the best in the world at what they do, and we know they all got…

February 20, 2018
Education & Career

How to Successfully Apply for a Fellowship Program

I specifically wrote this post for Fellowship applications, but the advice is applicable to scholarship applications as well. Enjoy.  So you’ve decided that doing a fellowship program is for you and you’ve decided which one(s) you want to apply to. GREAT! You’re half way…

January 29, 2018