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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(…)

what about those fairy tales…

what about those fairy tales…

The first fairy tale that I remember hearing was the story of how my parents met. While it did not fit into a “tale type” and was not written by the Grimms, to me this story represented the ultimate fairy tale. It began once upon a time in 1985, in the far away land of(…)

five songs you need on your road trip playlist

five songs you need on your road trip playlist

1. Something to learn all the words to. There’s nothing more fun than singing in the car (which is why road trip playlists are so important.) If I could make a decent living as a truck driver, I’d consider it, because singing in the car is one of my favorite things in the entire world.(…)

six things I learned at #herconference

six things I learned at #herconference

If you follow me on twitter (hint hint) you may or may not have noticed that I’ve been at the Her Campus Intercollegiette Conference this weekend, both as an intern (helping sell t-shirts, stuffing gift bags, etc) and an attendee (going to wicked awesome panels and talking to everybody). Sorry that I’m so good at social(…)

freshman to-do list: meet the roommate

freshman to-do list: meet the roommate

1. Psych yourself out. Your roommate is, after all, the deciding factor in whether you have any friends at all in college. There are three options. Your roommate will either be cooler than you, less cool than you, or approximately as cool as you (this arrangement is ideal). If your roommate is cooler than you,(…)

what to do when you are in a funk

what to do when you are in a funk

Take a nap. You can take a hopeful nap or a sad nap. A hopeful nap entails setting an alarm, turning off the lights, closing your eyes, and saying to yourself, “in 45 minutes I will be out of this funk.” A sad nap entails slowly letting your thoughts wander to every bad thing that(…)