The Halloween Candy You Are Destined To Be, Based On Your Major

The Halloween Candy You Are Destined To Be, Based On Your Major

Left Twix or Right Twix?

Halloween is one of the best times of the year; along with Valentine's Day and Easter, it is a holiday that you can eat all of the candy you want without being judged.

1. Engineering Majors

You guys are without a doubt Reese's Pumpkins; a staple Halloween candy that everyone loves. You guys are respected and easily one of the hardest majors. Which translates into one of the best candies.

2. Pre-Med Majors

Candy corn: The most popular Halloween candy. So many people were once pre-med and then decide against it once in college. Not everyone can handle your deliciousness...I mean intensity.

3. Chemistry Majors

Kit-Kats: I don't know what monster does not break Kit-Kats in half to eat them, but they are wrong. Just like chemistry, the intake of this candy has to be precise.

4. Education Majors

Pretzels: you know those people that hand out bags of pretzels instead of candy? Like, what? During Halloween, people never take pretzels and are disappointed. But every other day of the year pretzels are a delicious snack. When discussing majors you guys may get ragged on, but at the end of the day, everyone needs teachers.

5. Philosophy Majors

Suckers: do you lick the sucker? Do you chomp it whole? Is it filled with bubblegum or a tootsie roll? The world may never know.

6. Physics Majors

Sour Patch Kids: These trickster candies are the epitome of physics. Every physics problem I have ever done has tried to trick me, I am fairly certain.

7. Music Majors

Hershey's: a beloved classic. Everyone loves good ole chocolate. And I have never met a single person who doesn't like music. Keep making people happy.

8. Biology Majors

Jellybeans: *That's an Easter candy!* No one tells you when to eat what candy. And biology majors are eccentric. Everything you think we will do? We do the opposite.

9. Art Majors

Skittles: c'mon. Did you expect anything different? You guys literally need the rainbow for your livelihood.

10. Pre-Law Majors

Twix: Do you choose the right side or the left? Are both sides REALLY identical? Innocent until proven guilty, but we all know you have formulated opinions beforehand...

11. English Majors

Milky Way: Delicious and contain many layers. Just like your complex soul.

12. Business Majors

M&M's: Don't know what candy to grab out of the bowl? M&M's. Need to pick a quick candy? M&M's. Need to pick a quick major? Business.

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To High School Seniors In Their Last Semester

Senior year moves pretty fast; if you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.

Dammit, you made it. The final semester of your senior year. You’re at the top of the food chain of high school, and it feels so good. You’re probably praying this last semester flies by, that you get out of town as soon as possible.

At this point, you’re calling teachers by their first names, the entire staff knows you by name, and you’re walking around school standing tall, owning those hallways. You’re convinced you’re ready to leave and move on to the next chapter in your life.

You’ve already experienced your last football game, standing in the cold in the front row of the student section all season long, decked out in your school colors and cheering loud and proud. That is, until they lost, and you realized you will never have that experience again. Never again.

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You already had your last winter break. Preparing and celebrating the holidays with your family, ice skating and sledding with your best friends. Those quiet nights alone in your room watching Netflix, taking for granted your loved ones just a few rooms away. Never again.

If you’re an athlete, you may have already played in your last game or ran your last race. The crowd cheering, proudly wearing your school’s name across your chest, giving it your all. For some, it may be the end of your athletic career. Before you knew it, you were standing in an empty gym, staring up at the banners and thinking about the mark you left on your school, wondering where on earth the time went. Never again.

I’m telling you right now, you’re going to miss it all. Everything you’ve ever known. Those early mornings when you debate going to first hour because you really need those McDonald’s hash browns. The late nights driving home from practice, stopping for ice cream of course, ready for a late night of homework. Getting food on a whim with your friends. Endless fights with your siblings. Your favorite chips in the pantry. A fridge full of food. Coming home to and getting tackled by your dog. Driving around your hometown, passing the same sights you’ve seen every day for as long as you can remember. Hugs from your mom after a long day. Laughs with your dad. And that best friend of yours? You’re going to miss them more than anything. I’m telling you right now, nothing will ever be the same. Never again.

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Before you start packing your bags, slow down, take a deep breath, and look around. You’ve got it pretty good here. The end of your senior year can be the time of your life; it’s truly amazing. So go to the winter dance, go to Prom, spend Senior Skip Day with your classmates, go to every sporting event you can, while you still can. College is pretty great, but it’s the little things you’re gonna miss the most. Don’t take it for granted because soon, you’ll be standing in a packed gym in your cap and gown, wondering where the heck the time went. You’ve got a long, beautiful life ahead of you, full of joy but also full of challenges. You’re going to meet so many wonderful people, people who will treat you right and people who won’t.

So, take it all in. Be excited for the future and look forward to it, but be mindful of the present. You’ve got this.
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New Year, New Goals... Same Me

And no... not resolutions because how often do those change.


Having a goal and having a resolution may be the same for some people. But to me, having a "New Years Resolution" implies you are going to immediately begin the new year achieving your resolution. I believe that you should take 2019 as a step stool. Work towards your goals and by the end of the year, have them be achieved.

1. Utilize my planner everyday

Finding time in your schedule to see friends or grab a coffee is important for your social life. While finding time to relax, nap or to watch a movie is critical to your health. A planner puts your whole week right in front of you. This year I got a planner that showed me every hour of every day. This way I can see not only if I have time for a quick nap, but if I have time to get in a solid workout. Last year I kept so many planners, I would write some things in one and then some in another. Key is to stick to one planner and make it your best friend.

2. Less social media, more media

I have recently decided to delete my Instagram. I was spending too much time opening the app in awkward situations or stalking people that made my life seem BLEH.

We need to realize no one on social media is going to post a picture of them sleeping, "its oh-so-very hard for me to get out of bed in the mornings. #Depressed."

Everyone portrays their lives to be picture perfect, literally. When we are all so similar. Deleting Instagram not only forces me to stay off it but also encourages me to do something more productive like read or even watch the news. At least I'll be educating myself on current day issues rather than lowering my self-ideals based on an unrealistic, virtual world.

3. Give love every day

Whether giving love means to your family, to your friends, or a total stranger. If you made someone feel special, you met the goal of giving love. Now my goal is to make at least one person feel this love every day of this year. I'm sure you've heard this since Kindergarten, but people typically remember negative things and forget the positive things.

So let's fill the world with compliments and positive thoughts making no room in the human brain for the negative notions.

4. Pray more, talk less

I have to say; I am not religious at all. I have been to church maybe twice in my life, but I have learned rather than talking to other people, talk to God, or if you don't believe in a God, talk to yourself. Right before bed is a great time to say you're thankful for the big man and for the world we live in.

Ask him questions and search for the answers. Don't rely on other people to give you answers. Trust God and yourself.

5. Be more thankful

The more thanks you give, the more blessed you will feel. And feeling blessed is a way to ultimate happiness. Be thankful for Every. Little. Thing. Not just materialistically, but for the things others may not be so fortunate to have. The more thankful you are, the less you will feel sorry for yourself. And I think we are all guilty of feeling sorry for ourselves when life seems shittiest.

You will learn to focus on what you have rather than what you need.

6. Do everything for your best friend

And by your best friend, I mean YOURSELF. Workout to make yourself happy. Not to look good for the boy next door. Do good in school to have a bright future. Not to make more money than your siblings. Make your bed. Not to make your roommate happy, but to start your day off right. Buy a homeless man a blanket. Not to say you did it, but to give someone love. And push yourself to be your best self for yourself.

Make the primary goal of 2019 discovering yourself and learning something new every day. Don't make 2019 about changing you but make it about becoming your best self.

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