25 Empowering Quotes About Being Yourself

Everyday we wake up with a choice to make. Do we be who we think others want us to be? Or do we go out into the world and be our true selves? Being yourself can be hard. It can make you feel isolated, strange and uncomfortable to fight the urge to assimilate with the … Continue Reading

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An Open Letter You Deserve to Read When Your Mind is a Mess

We are often too hard on ourselves, especially when things go wrong. I can name countless examples of times I didn’t have my act together. But when you think about the fact that I’m a human in my twenties attempting to define myself while fluttering in the labyrinth  of everyday living, it’s pretty impressive I … Continue Reading

9 Tips for Balancing GRE Prep With Your Full-Time Job

If you’re working full-time and also applying to graduate programs, I’m impressed! But I also know that striking the right balance can be tricky. Sometimes, it can feel like you’re forced to make a choice: prioritize the present or the future? Working during your GRE prep doesn’t have to be an either/or scenario. There are … Continue Reading

6 Tips For Building a Career That Really Suits You

As you decide upon a college major and a career path you’d like to go down, you have to deeply consider which job really suits you, your personality, and skills. While some careers may catch your eye for the relatively high pay check, money won’t mean much to you if you end up greatly disliking what you … Continue Reading

14 Personal & Creative Ideas For Small Apartment Decorating

Decorating and furnishing a small apartment is a challenge.  Between IKEA trips and a constant battle of using measurements at the store to decide if you can squeeze a futon into that one corner, you’re likely to get a little frustrated. It also doesn’t help that a lot of home-magazine and decor-inspiration boards on Pinterest … Continue Reading

8 Reasons Fall is Our Favorite Season

Why exactly do we love Fall? Everyone loves the summer with its sunny days, lazy hours spent by the pool reading books and sipping on margaritas not having a care in the world. People love the winter with warm blankets, fireplaces and roasted marshmallows, presents from Christmas and time spent with the family. So why … Continue Reading

12 Cute and Comfy Fall Outfit Ideas You’ll Absolutely Love

Fall is in the air, along with over-sized sweaters, various sizes of boots and way too many flannels.  Fall outfit ideas are fun, comfortable and filled with the creative spark that can only come from a multitude of layers and cups of spiced coffee. I have spent the last few hours immersed in Polyvore building … Continue Reading

The Ultimate College Packing List

Today I’m sharing my ultimate college packing list as I go into my sophomore year of college! There are so many posts about how much you desperately need to bring all these crazy things. Because college living spaces are notoriously undersized, over-packing can be a big issue. When it comes to actually packing what you … Continue Reading

40 Weird Things That Happen When Your Boyfriend Is Your Best Friend

My boyfriend is my best friend, which means every day gets to be filled with love, laughter and the perfect dose of craziness. 1. He sees you in true form. There’s right before bed, zit cream and all. There’s drunk you with eye liner smeared on your face and nacho cheese in your hair. There … Continue Reading

10 Apps That Every College Student Needs to Use

With the right apps, a phone can become a little superhero for college students. 1. myHomework One of the most challenging skills that every college student needs to master is the ability to balance and organize all of the various assignments they have for different classes. myHomework allows you to enter all class information– down … Continue Reading