college

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

things i have posted in my high school alumni facebook group vs. reality

Every few months, the “class coordinators” for my alma mater, a K-12 private school outside Washington DC, ask all of us for updates on our lives that they can put in the alumni magazine. And so every few months, we ask ourselves, “How can I make myself sound happiest and most successful without lying outright?”(…)

aries birthday beauty bash

aries birthday beauty bash

Hey friends, it’s a giveaway! See, I’m turning 22 in a couple weeks. And a few of my other friends at the Her Campus Blogger network have birthdays and such around this time as well. So instead of demanding that you buy us presents (my idea, which no one else seemed to like), we’re going(…)

seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

seven mind-blowing diy projects for your college budget

1. Amazing thrifted wall art. Buy something (anything really, although it probably helps if it’s flat) and spray paint it white. Then hang it on your wall. Your friends will be very impressed. Suggestions: Look for something unusual, like a bike wheel or a broken mirror or a shower rack that’s been slightly bent out(…)

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

let’s not give big companies free labor anymore

It’s time to start figuring out your summer plans, college kids. Time to start perusing the job boards for something that will make you look good and won’t be too boring. Time to find another unpaid internship. Or not. I’ve done unpaid internships. Honestly, they were all pretty cool. I had a good time. It(…)

the liebster award

the liebster award

In keeping with my recent decision to take this blog less seriously, I’ve decided to participate in what is, essentially, a massive blogger-only chain letter called The Liebster Award. I got nominated by the amazing Harper of Harper Honey, and now I must do four things: List eleven facts about myself. Answer Harper’s eleven questions. Nominate(…)

pros and cons of small children

pros and cons of small children

pros: They’re adorable. I have half a mind to upload the video I took today of my almost-three year old niece repeatedly shouting “I like boat rides!” in public. But I won’t. Just trust me that it’s really cute, okay? They think you’re great. You’re really old compared to a toddler, and as such, most(…)