Grad school on JET

This topic came to me in the form of a question by my good friend who is also a JET. She asked me how I deal with studying and working at the same time, and there are so many people I know who either want to do grad school while working or who automatically assume […]

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Officially a Second Year JET!

Today marks my last day as a first year JET, and we are adding a new ALT to our ranks in my city. That means I will go from teaching at five schools to four. I will have a lot more time with each school, and I will be less busy on a typical day […]

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Grad School (Rainy) Blues

So we are in the home stretch. Two more weeks for me until I have summer break. Which just means that my schools are off for summer break, but I have to help out with eikaiwa and things at the Board of Education because we are getting a new JET in my city. I am […]

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Guilt.

I feel really guilty. Mostly because I’m becoming the exact person I don’t want to be. The person who says, ”I’m too busy right now,” and makes excuses in order to be excused from doing something I want to. The fact is that I am actually very busy. School (aka work) is exhausting and I […]

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Kyudo and K-dramas.

So last Tuesday I had a really rough day at kyudo and honestly didn’t want to blog about it because it was humiliating. But after Friday, it all turned around for me, so I feel like I should include it all. We were shooting all night on Tuesday, and we rotated our order. When I […]

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Troy.

So I was officially accepted to Troy University! I will be embarking on a journey as a grad student! My degree will be a Master of Science in Adult Education with a concentration in Leadership Studies. So long and awesome! My Bachelor’s had a long title, too. I start classes in May and I will […]

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Troy.

So I was officially accepted to Troy University! I will be embarking on a journey as a grad student! My degree will be a Master of Science in Adult Education with a concentration in Leadership Studies. So long and awesome! My Bachelor’s had a long title, too. I start classes in May and I will […]

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Liebster Award!!!

Wow! Thank you so much to Smart Stunning Searching for nominating me for the Liebster Award!! I really love her blog so go check her out! I just stared my blog a few months ago but I already feel like WordPress is a great community and I hope my blog only grows from here! So with […]

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Confidence!

It’s been a while since my last post. Here’s the reason why: I went to the hospital from being stressed and it was not fun. I knew I needed a change in my life. I was mad at everyone, especially myself. I got jealous and when I talked to friends it was usually to complain […]

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Fresh.

This week is my first week back at my main school. It’s a middle school, and I have less classes filling up my time than at the elementary schools. I am also a more permanent member of the staff here, so I feel better being here than anywhere else. No one asks me the same […]

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