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What Was It Like Rowing In College?

What Was It Like Rowing In College?

Here I am. I’m dragging myself up the stairwell to my room on the third floor of my dorm. All of the get-to-know-you games I played in my classes today burnt me out. A poster catches my attention as I rounded my way out of the stairwell. It doesn’t really jump off the wall, but…

How Perfection Drove Me To Leave College

How Perfection Drove Me To Leave College

“Hi, my name is Ellie, and I have a fear of imperfection,” I say, making eye contact only with my hands, which I have folded in my lap. “Hi, Ellie,” you all chime back. “You see, I was born this way,” I say, flashing back to the time I threw a fit because my mom…

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