An identity crisis

What does it mean to be Asian? What is the difference between being Asian and Asian American? When i arrived in America to attend Trinity College, I was able to meet many incredible people. As I interacted with students, I realized that Asians in America identified themselves as “Asian American”. Although this did make sense… Continue Reading

The life of a Residential Assistant

The life of a residential assistant is unlike no other. I may look like a average junior, attending a full schedule of classes, enjoying extracurricular activities, hanging out with friends and doing research. However unlike most upperclassman, I spend most of my time with freshman. Unlike any other campus jobs, I live and breathe my job… Continue Reading

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  • Junior, Psychology and Educational Studies, Trinity College
  • From Seoul, South Korea
  • Lives in Beijing, China
  • Languages: Korean, English, Mandarin
  • Hobbies: Piano, Reading, Arts & Crafts

The perks of being bilingual

“Sweet serendipity” – the unexpected encounter that is truly wonderful- describes one of the highlights of this past summer. In my previous post, I talked about my decision to spend the summer for my self and with the people I truly care about. Since I had much flexibility and freedom to do pretty much whatever I… Continue Reading

Winter 2014: Learning how to be healthy

Last winter break, I decided to stay on campus to take a J-term class on nutrition for my own good. Food and nutrition has been a topic that I’ve always been interested in. I often enjoy reading over food magazines, looking for the latest food supplements and super food, and reading food blogs on trending diets. The class… Continue Reading

Teaching Assistant 101

This semester I had the great opportunity to be a teaching assistant for a psychology class: Research Design and Analysis (RDA). RDA is class on the principles of research design, measurement, and inference in psychological research. The class has a lecture and lab portion. As a teaching assistant, I held the responsibility of helping the… Continue Reading