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6 Steps to Making the Most of Your Winter Break

Whether you’re finishing your last final or you’ve been on island time since Friday, the warm embrace of winter break is here. The longest span of time you’ll have without needing to pick up a job, winter break can be the most relaxing couple weeks of your whole year. This is how I’ve learned to… Continue reading 6 Steps to Making the Most of Your Winter Break

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The 15 Min Stanford Study Hack To Get You That A

Finals have returned and I can already sense the impending doom. This summer, I read about a study hack that in just 15 minutes could be the difference between a B+ and an A. So this finals season, I am putting it to the test, and hopefully so can you! Finals week is arguably the… Continue reading The 15 Min Stanford Study Hack To Get You That A

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Is Perfectionism Killing Your Productivity?

Last week, I had midterms in all of my classes. More than a week of sleeping about four and a half hours a night left me feeling a little disenchanted with my work and the life of the grind. Now that I’m getting my grades back, they aren’t substantially better than the ones I’ve gotten… Continue reading Is Perfectionism Killing Your Productivity?

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“Reading” for Class: How to Get Through those 300 Pages/Week in 2 Hours

In the wake of formal recruitment, it has been a week of very little time and so much work. Of course, this was the ideal week for my professors to decided to add an extra 300 pages of required reading to prepare for class. Over the last couple years of weeks like this, I’ve picked… Continue reading “Reading” for Class: How to Get Through those 300 Pages/Week in 2 Hours

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What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

T-minus 5 days to school starting and its starting to get real. Although I've been back on campus all week, I'm taking this weekend to get settled into my routine. Since I live so far away from campus, I have to fit an entire day worth of supplies into my bag every day so here… Continue reading What’s in My Bag: Back to School Edition

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7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

September has arrived, and with a school on the quarter system, I'm using my last couple weeks to start getting ready for the new school year! I've found that doing an end of quarter review is really helpful in the process of achieving those goals so before I make the new list, these are the… Continue reading 7 Questions Every College Student Should Ask Themselves Before the New School Year

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Working Woman: How to Network in 5 Easy Steps

Working Woman is a series of posts that focus on helping college women as we take our first steps into the working world. In this week's installation, we're talking about one of the most important things for college students to do, especially with only a couple weeks left in our internships: networking. Although I’m fairly… Continue reading Working Woman: How to Network in 5 Easy Steps

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Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

I've been having a little trouble adapting my near uniform of athleisure to the working world so I asked a bunch of my friends to tell me about how they dress for their summer jobs (in a variety of fields). Then I went through my own closet to force myself to wear real adult clothing.… Continue reading Working Woman: What 9 Women Wear to Work

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Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You

Today, I spent 3 hours on public transportation, trying to get to and from work (don't I sound like an adult?!). The bus was crowded both ways and that summer heat caused some pretty serious BO. This week will be a little worse than normal- thank you, Taste of Chicago- so here is how I… Continue reading Working Woman: Keep Your Commute from Getting to You

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End of Year Review 2016-2017

What a year! In a whirlwind, I'm ~officially~ halfway done with college and I made it out (mostly) alive. Remember those goals I had for the year? Well, here is how they went and a sneak preview of what the summer could have in store for me! This year was a rollercoaster of emotion. Life… Continue reading End of Year Review 2016-2017