By Diego Garcia SEAHEC, guest blogger, University of Notre Dame January 12, 2018 I left my home today. This time around was much more difficult to leave my family, friends, and girlfriend. I’m not sure if leaving the first time did not weigh on me as much since I was excited to begin a new chapter, or if this time after being gone for so long I realized just how much I had missed home and the small things like my bed, my mom’s home-cooked meals, and the delightful weather. Today was tough. This last week in Nogales I repeated to myself over and over that I did not want to leave the comfort of my home. I’m happy at Notre Dame, and I miss my friends and life over there, but home is truly where the heart is and its hard leaving it for an extended time. Goodbyes are the worst. Knowing that you won’t see the special people in your life for months is tough. It is at the moment you last see them, the moment you have that last kiss, hug, or blessing that all your feelings culminate and explode into tears. Since I was a kid… Continue reading
I was surprised by the number of people who talked about their transition to college and how they felt lost and stressed about what the future will hold – something I’ve dealt with the past month and a half. Continue reading
Social life at a university is one of the most rewarding aspects of college life. As with anything, however, an excess of it will be harmful to other areas. Thus, it’s important to balance your social life with school and other areas. Try to make it a rule where you can only go out one day of the weekend and work on assignments the other two days. Continue reading
Katherine Welchlin-University of Arizona Bachelor’s in Public Health-Minor in Spanish. May, 2017.
Pima County Heath Department – Health Educator- Community Health Services.