Ruth Scherr Copy Manager

Class of 2018

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  • Advice for Awkwards

    Hi Ruth,

    I’m trying to get better at accepting compliments. My crippling low self-esteem both craves and shies away from receiving compliments — I’m terrified of coming off as cocky but also don’t want to insult someone by aggressively rejecting their compliments as I am sometimes inclined to do.

    Help!!
    Stay Humble, Yeah?

    Dear SHY,

    Pillbox | September 25, 2017
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Hey Ruth,

    Pillbox | September 18, 2017
  • Advice for Awkward People

    **Hi Ruth,
    I’ve been dating my sweet, wonderful boyfriend for two years now. He’s funny, caring, and head over heels for me. The problem? He’s NOT HERE. We’re only three weeks into a long-distance relationship, and it already sucks. College is supposed to be the best time of my life, but I’ve spent most of my time here sulking. I’m sad and touch-starved. My favorite part of Orientation was Play F...

    Pillbox | September 11, 2017
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Ruth,

    Pillbox | May 1, 2017
  • Advice for Awkward People

    Dear Ruth,

    I just experienced my first Carnival ever, and it was a blast! On a more serious note, though, Carnival was pretty enlightening in that I realized I'm not really sure how to deal with drunk people.

    Pillbox | April 24, 2017

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