A few weeks ago, I attended my second LEAD conference. I was more excited for this one because I knew what to expect from it. Additionally, it was in Chicago and I had never been there before. The six hour drive to get there was very long, but the brothers I rode with made it fun. In the morning we started off with a speech from the event’s keynote speaker, Mitch Matthews. His high-energy speech revolved around the idea of dream jobs. He told his own story of how he achieved
We should be more like kindergartners. I’m not saying we should pick our noses and throw temper tantrums, but there are many traits about kindergartners that I think everyone should try to mimic. Let me backup. Last semester, I didn’t think I was happy with my major, and I had what I call my “mid-college crisis”. After talking to my friends, my professors, and the education department, I decided that I was interested in becoming a teacher. Soon I was approved to start taking
When I attended the 51st Grand Chapter Congress of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi in New Orleans, Louisiana this August, a question asked to a room full of Deltasigs took me by surprise: “How many of you are here for your first Grand Chapter Congress?” I was surprised by the lack of raised hands of first timers such as myself. Considering the percent of brothers without their hands up allowed me to realize something about my experience in Delta Sigma Pi. This
As summer break rolls into fall semester, I’d like to share something that has been a crucial part of the success I’ve seen in my internship at Northwestern Mutual. It’s something that helped me tremendously in realizing my potential as an intern, student, and human. Since day one, we’d been hearing about and developing our personal design statements for the internship; which, by the way, was incredible--ask me about it. Not only did I have no clue what design statements were
Originally when I joined Delta Sigma Pi, I did it for all of the common reasons: it looks good on a resume, it will help me to gain skills that will be useful in the future, and allow me grow alongside brothers. Never had I once thought what a huge impact this organization would have on me. I just recently became a brother in Delta Sigma Pi this past Spring. When I was going through my pledge season, I found out that this organization is so much more than just a resume booste
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