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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

Wellness

We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

While I was busy running a marathon, trying SoulCycle, and falling in love with Yoga Sculpt, my friends Arushi and Hannah decided to take on Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan for 12 whole weeks this summer. Optimized to help women get ready for bodybuilding competitions, the Transformation Workout Plan has been featured on Muscle and… Continue reading We Tried Bombshell Fitness’s Transformation Workout Plan | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

Life

Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

Over the last few months I finally got to experience summer in Chicago without snow and dreary weather! And it was incredible! Since I've been working in Pilsen, a neighborhood on Chicago's southwest side, I fell in love with it so here is my guide to the best of Pilsen. From food to culture, Pilsen… Continue reading Eat Your Way Through Pilsen (Gentrification Free)

25th Hour

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

Wellness

I Ran A Half-Marathon! How Race Training Changed My Life | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

After months of hard work, I did it! I made running a half marathon my goal, stuck to my exercise plan, learned how to eat healthy, and finally made it to the race day. This was my experience figuring out how to make this goal a reality and how it felt to finally run 13.1 miles. Deciding… Continue reading I Ran A Half-Marathon! How Race Training Changed My Life | #DoYouEvenLiftRo

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Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

After moving into my Leuchtturm 1917 Notebook last quarter, I experimented with a bunch of different spreads to track my academic progress through the quarter. Now, a few weeks into the spring, I think I've finally found a way to make my Bullet Journal work for the quarter system. Why the Bullet Journal Bullet Journaling is… Continue reading Bullet Journal Set Up: Spring Quarter

Wellness

Cooking Without a Kitchen: One Girl + One Microwave + One Meal Plan

As you know, I have been attempting to meal plan! I've been struggling with it, so this week, I asked my friend Katie to share her experience with meal prep. Working in Washington, DC for her spring semester, she's had to learn how to live on her own and tackle everything from commuting to work to… Continue reading Cooking Without a Kitchen: One Girl + One Microwave + One Meal Plan

25th Hour

Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

My college is on the quarter system, which means we get three sets of finals! To ease the incredible stress of this period, I create a home-stretch schedule to help me do all the studying I need to, as well as everything else that keeps me sane. This is how I use my bullet journal… Continue reading Using My Bullet Journal to Tackle Final Exams

Wellness

Meal Planning for the College Student

When I moved out of the dorms, I also moved away from the dining halls. Once a place of great anxiety for me, the dining halls and my unlimited meal plan have now become a fond memory of when I could walk in, grab a sugar cookie and a slice of pizza, and leave. In… Continue reading Meal Planning for the College Student