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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(…)

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(…)

i [heart] my major: journalism

i [heart] my major: journalism

This is the sixth post in That Girl Magazine’s revived I [heart] my Major series! Do you have deep and unreasonable affection for your chosen course of study? Would you like to encourage younger folks to follow in your fantastic footsteps? Contact That Girl Magazine using my contact form, or contact me on facebook. I became a journalism major(…)

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(…)

how to write a cover letter

how to write a cover letter

Photo Credit: Waponi via Compfight cc Writing a cover letter is probably the douchiest thing you will ever have to do. The entire purpose of this letter is to tell somebody else that you are great, while making it sound like you’ve been preparing for this moment (of applying for an internship with SaveTheDolphins.com) for(…)

it’s link thursday!

it’s link thursday!

Yall, the 2012 elections are in less than two months. I know a bunch of us aren’t living in our home states, but are we all prepared to absentee vote if necessary? Check out this website for all the information, forms, deadlines, etc that you might ever need! Here’s a great example of a naked(…)