This is going to be a little awkward but I think I'll just dive right into it. I got rejected from Boston University. …if you know anything about me, it’s that BU was my dream school. I've been gushing about it for the last three years - everything I did in high school was in … Continue reading Northeastern Husky, Class of ’17!
There is no end to how elated I feel at all of this. It's gotten to the point where I feel like I'm bragging if I speak about it so I'm just going to quietly report - on my blog, on the internet, the least quiet of all places, really - that I got into … Continue reading 3/8, 4/8 and…5/8 too?
I think bookstores are the most humane places in the world - that is, they are ripe with sincerity and humanity. People don't go to bookstores to fulfill any sort of persona, and rarely will you find anyone preoccupied with technology, excepting kindles and nooks and other e-readers, and the smaller the bookstore, the more … Continue reading Being human in the 21st century
...and there's no two ways about it. I often say that my heart is split in three - one part is in Boston, where I left it last summer. One part is, obviously, in my body, where it beats a melancholy rhythm, hoping to be reunited with at least one of its sisters. And the … Continue reading Lahore Lahore hai…
The past week has been filled with ups. So much so that in the back of my mind I was afraid that any semblance of bad energy would make me crash. Apparently not! Thursday morning, I found out I got into Emerson College - making it 2/9! - and this morning I found out I got … Continue reading 2/9 & 3/9
It's hard for me to take good news at face value. I'm pretty sure I can't be the only person to think this way - I lower my expectations about everything so much that I will refuse to believe that something amazing has happened to me until I have solid, tangible proof of it. Of … Continue reading Phases of acceptance