Sierra is a junior studying international business and Spanish at Saint Louis University-Madrid. Aside from forgetting to call her parents, Sierra spends her time traveling, hiking, sending dog pictures to her friends, and telling dad jokes.
Sierra ZimaI come from a family of educators. My mother is a Special Education Paraprofessional at a middle school. My father teaches a class at the university level as an adjunct professor. My grandparents, aun...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaMaybe in high school you took a foreign language class because you didn't want to sit in a study hall, or you needed an elective credit, or you really wanted to learn another language. Personally, I r...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaIn my last Tinder related article, I focused on the more negative side effects of using the app, like how researchers have found that using the app damages self-esteem. I felt like exposing the negati...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaI, like 50 million other people, use Tinder.
If you’re unfamiliar with what Tinder is, it’s essentially a dating app where your profile includes photos, age, gender, distance, and a biography. ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaNobody ever said that being an adult was easy. You have to pay rent (and maybe even student loans…the horrors), go grocery shopping, get a job, pay taxes, and other really not fun things. But there ...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaThinking about transferring? In the middle of the transfer process? Already transferred? As a recent transfer student, I’m aware of how emotionally and logistically difficult and time-consuming tran...Continue reading
Sierra ZimaWhether traveling, studying, or living abroad, you’re bound to experience some of the joys of being in another country, as well as some of the struggles.
My first week in Madrid, I went out for t...Continue reading
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