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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

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5 Tips to Help You Survive Finals When All You Want is Summer

I've mentioned a few times that I go to a school on the quarter system, which is really great until the end of May. The worst part about being on the quarter system is that while all your friends at other schools are off enjoying the weather and reveling in the endless joy of summer,… Continue reading 5 Tips to Help You Survive Finals When All You Want is Summer

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Healthy Self Criticism

This year, I've spent a bunch of time and effort trying different ways to maximize my awesomeness: everything from starting to time track to running a half marathon. These projects came out of the initial set of goals I created for this school year. With only 5 weeks until the end of this school year (the… Continue reading Healthy Self Criticism

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Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time

This week, I was minding my own business scrolling through my newsfeed, when I saw an article that said that college women spend an average 10 hours a day on their phones. This was absolutely crazy to me, so this is how I use my phone time, make the time I spend with it work for… Continue reading Beyond the Newsfeed: A Guide to Making the Most of Your Phone Time