university

the easiest diy ever: upgrade your push pins

the easiest diy ever: upgrade your push pins

Have you ever wanted to paint your nails, but also liked the manicure on your fingers? I often get this feeling. I paint my nails at least once a week, and it’s become my go-to activity when I’m watching Netflix (or a long-ish youtube video). But sometimes I want to watch Netflix, but I’ve just painted(…)

ask that girl: how to not eat boring salads every day

ask that girl: how to not eat boring salads every day

Hey Clara! I just found your blog today off of an article on Pinterest. I’m an upcoming freshman in college and I am in love with your blog. I have some fears surrounding food — I am mostly vegetarian (I have chicken/turkey bacon like once or twice every two months or so) and I don’t wanna be eating(…)

ask that girl: college admissions advice

ask that girl: college admissions advice

Hi, I’m Sarah, I’m 16 and I live in the UK. I’m looking to go to an American university. I’ve just officially finished year 11 (so GSCE’s) and I start my A-Levels next year. I came across your blog and was wondering if you could give me any advice on applying to university (i know(…)

how to prepare for a hurricane

how to prepare for a hurricane

1. Figure out how intense it will get. Assume the worst, obviously. This ‘hurricane’ might be just another rainy day in New England, but it’s a rainy day that has the potential to kill everybody. You need to keep this in mind forever. It is a great opportunity to be overdramatic in a way that feels(…)

pros and cons of living in the dorms

pros and cons of living in the dorms

Pros: Social activity is everywhere. You can go to several parties without leaving your building. You’ve got a whole hallway of potential new friends. My freshman year, while looking for dinner companions, I used to walk down this one hallway, knock on all of the doors, and see if any one of them had a(…)

6 ways college friends are different from high school friends

6 ways college friends are different from high school friends

1. Proximity. You live super close to your friends. Hell, you might live in the same room as your best bud. This is what college lets you do. Rather than seeing your friends on weekends (while their moms cook you dinner and you flirt with their older brothers), you see your friends every single day. You(…)