It might not be the first question, but it's always in the top 5... How's school going? What are you planning to do with your degree? Are you seeing anyone special? Blah blah blah...
We often get so excited and overwhelmed in our first year that we often forget that college is a business. We get so wrapped up in our classes, friends, and new way of life that we don't even care how much we're paying to live in a shoe box because our best friends live next door. However, when you're two classes short of graduating and the University is trying to hold you around for two more semesters, you're quickly reminded where their intentions lie.
I have wanted a french bulldog for as long as I can remember. There is something about their scrunched up noses, chunky bodies and bat ears that I knew I needed in my life .I waited until I had what I thought was enough time in my schedule before moving forward with buying a dog and when I first got pictures of Phoebe, I knew it was the right time. That being said, I live in an apartment on the third floor so if you have a similar situation, here are some tips.
At an early age we're taught to trust our gut. Your fight or flight responses are an innate part of decision making, but sometimes you have to think past your gut and think mind over matter. Embracing what makes you scared or uncomfortable is the fastest and most effective way to promote self growth.