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i’m not getting anything done and it is awesome

i’m not getting anything done and it is awesome

I’ve been beating myself up this winter break and it’s got to stop. I rarely wake up before noon. I lie around in bed looking at dresses on websites for no reason because I don’t need to buy any dresses. I play Civilization 5. I eat Lucky Charms. I stay up too late, interact with(…)

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(…)

4 dorm styles that describe every dorm room ever

4 dorm styles that describe every dorm room ever

I’m beginning to feel nostalgic for college already, and I haven’t even started senior year yet. Maybe that’s absurdly premature, but think of it this way: There’s a distinct possibility this will be my last ever back-to-school season. Depressing, right? I love back-to-school shopping. It allows me to imagine I will be a totally different(…)

pros and cons of snapchat

pros and cons of snapchat

Pros: Snapchat is great for sexting. Actually, I wouldn’t know, because I’ve never sexted with snapchat (or, actually, in general), but I’m sure that if I had someone to sext, I would totally sext with snapchat and it would be awesome. Snapchat allows you to be goofy without repercussions. If most social media has college(…)

some lists about twitter parties

some lists about twitter parties

top five facts to know about twitter parties 1. Twitter parties are essentially a non-creepy, 2012 version of a chat room. They happen in public, so everyone has to be at least a little bit nice. 2. Twitter parties require a #firm grasp of #howto use #hashtags. That’s how you follow the conversation — everyone(…)

the only thing better than a discount is a giveaway

the only thing better than a discount is a giveaway

Almost everything about college marketing can be explained by two facts. 1. We are usually broke. 2. We like spending money on things. It makes us uniquely easy and hard to court. On one hand, yeah I totally want your product! Cool!! On the other hand, I currently have sixteen dollars in my bank account(…)

freshman to-do list: update your online life

freshman to-do list: update your online life

Vivian and I, in drag, age 16 (via facebook) So you’re about to start your freshman year of college. Pretty soon, you’ll be assigned a roommate (or worse, have to choose one yourself in a weird eharmony-esque system that seems to be designed so that you will have as homogenous a group of acquaintances as(…)