We all find ourselves in this unique moment in time, where we are required to self-quarantine at home. For some of us, this moment of isolation was necessary.
Whenever I turn on my television now, I always tend to see drama and/or negativity that is created to degrade African Americans. At the age of 20, I am growing up in an era where social media and/or reality tv can make or break your career/life.
Picture this: it is your senior year of high-school and you have just committed to your dream university. You’re splurging on school gear, posting your exciting news all over social media, and joining TOO many group chats for your school’s incoming freshman. Fast forward to about 3 months into your college experience, and all of your excitement for the school is gone. Making friends is harder than you thought, your major is not necessarily speaking to you, and you are very homesick. But what do you do?
I cannot wait to have my own family one day. I am most looking forward to building a strong, healthy family unit.
I don't think there's anyone that could have predicted what has transpired over the last few weeks. Not only has the news been hard to keep up with it's also been equally as hard for students to adjust to a brand new model of learning from home.
We at The Dinner Table care deeply about the success of students and wanted to do something to help make the transition as smooth as possible. Below we've curated a list of resources that will hopefully bring some clarity as you navigate this new time.