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#HonorsProblems: Navigating The Impostor-Syndrome Horror of Honors Classroom Discussion

Academic terror.  Sheer intimidation.  My first day of Origins, I considered dropping out of the University Honors Program.  Was I smart enough to be here? Could I get high enough grades? Could I contribute thoughtfully to discussion? These were the doubts rushing through my mind.   I was surrounded by brilliant peers discussing their desire to […]

Somehow, I Manage: Figuring Out Life at GW with the Help of Michael Scott

Peer Advisor Michelle offers words of wisdom on managing life and college with a little help from our favorite regional manager of a Pennsylvania, mid-size paper provider, Michael Scott.


#HonorsProblems (But Not Really): The UHP Community

Peer Advisor Bridget discusses the benefits of the UHP community. A distinct image comes to my head when I think of college finals. You’re both anxious about the impending exams, papers, and projects, and excited for the well-deserved break and the chance to see friends and family. Perhaps the weather is finally chilly, or the […]

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#HonorsProblems: The Kindness of Strangers and Other Nice Sentiments for Finals Season

Peer Advisor Tori shares a favorite experience from her semester abroad.


#HonorsProblems: FOMO and JOMO: Learning to Balance the Two

Peer Advisor Michelle gets deep reflecting on the fear (and joy) of missing out.


#HonorsProblems: Getting Stuck in the Foggy Bottom Bubble

Peer Advisor Linnea was shocked to realize she was trapped in the GW Bubble. Find out how she got out of it, and into the city!


#HonorsProblems: Learning to Be a Professional

Peer Advisor Anshul shares some lessons he has learned through his various internship experiences.


#HonorsProblems: Finding a Place for Yourself

Peer advisor Mary found her place to take a break from school stress volunteering for the Smithsonian!


#HonorsProblems: Social Scientists Unite!

Peer advisor Anna has some advising for aspiring social scientists.

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#HonorsProblems: How to Study Abroad Without Going into Anaphylactic Shock

Peer advisor Ryan figured out how to make study abroad work for him, and you can too!