How to Create a 4 Year Schedule to Graduate on Time

If you go to a private college or university, you are already familiar with many of your university’s specific requirements, including the core curriculum, flags, and the number of upper-division credits you must take, that all serve as prerequisites to receiving your diploma. Recently I asked my advisor about the possibility of double majoring or adding a minor. As she gave me great recommendations and instructions for my spring semester, I felt like I needed to … Continue reading How to Create a 4 Year Schedule to Graduate on Time

Justin Bieber’s Album: Purpose

While finishing up a paper and trying to find some music to stay awake, I stumbled upon Justin Bieber’s new album, Purpose, now available on Spotify and I am seriously impressed. Not that I can say I’m that surprised, since all three of his singles “Where Are U Now,” “Sorry,” and “What Do you Mean?” have been climbing the charts since their release and are regularly rotated on the radio. Listening to Purpose made me … Continue reading Justin Bieber’s Album: Purpose

Strong Looks Better Naked: Keeping up with Khloe Kardashian

Despite the last few turbulent weeks for Khloe Kardashian, she successfully launched her new book Strong looks Better Naked, and I’m loving it. Khloe discusses how she found refuge in the gym while her personal life was under intense scrutiny during her marriage to Lamar. In Strong looks Better Naked Khole details how transforming her body also caused a drastic change of her mind, heart, and soul. She says, “But the physical … Continue reading Strong Looks Better Naked: Keeping up with Khloe Kardashian

What I learned from my Internship in New York Last Summer

After meeting with Career Services my first semester in college, I quickly learned that beyond getting the degree and receiving glowing recommendations from professors, employers are truly looking for work experience and internships. Apart from working for my mom, this was my first time entering the work force so my sister and I found one in our favorite city, New York. Here is what I learned over the … Continue reading What I learned from my Internship in New York Last Summer

Brunch, the Most Important Meal of the Weekend

As the weeks roll by and Thanksgiving draws closer, the monotonous dining options in the cafeteria have completely lost any appeal. This is why its important to seize every opportunity to dine off-campus, when you have the chance. Last weekend, I tried Cafe Gratitude and the results were glorious. In addition to being completely vegan, organic, and gluten free, each of the entrees names is essentially an affirmation. So, if … Continue reading Brunch, the Most Important Meal of the Weekend

How to Have Fall in Summer Weather

As I scroll through my Instagram feed full of fallen leaves, hot beverages, and sweater weather, I can’t help but feel a little jealousy towards my out-of-state friends, who are experiencing all four seasons. Here are 3 simple solutions to bring fall into your sunny life: Problem: You want to order a Pumpkin Spice Latte, but its 80 degrees and sunny out. Solution: Order an … Continue reading How to Have Fall in Summer Weather

The One Where I Rank the Ten Thanksgiving Episodes of Friends

Thanksgiving is traditionally spent reuniting with family, eating turkey and pumpkin pie to your heart’s content, and giving thanks. A Friends fan, however, will seize this holiday as the perfect excuse to binge watch all 10 Thanksgiving-themed episodes on their Netflix account. Here is my definitive ranking from my favorite to least. 1. The One Where Ross Got High (Season 6) Between Chandler desperately trying to win over Monica’s parents approval and Rachel accidentally combining an … Continue reading The One Where I Rank the Ten Thanksgiving Episodes of Friends

How to Stay Organized in College

Unlike high school, there are fewer assignments and tests in college, causing the value and significance of everything graded to be increased. Missing an essay, test date, or turning something in late can have major repercussions on your grade. In order to make sure that you don’t have any “pop” quizzes (that were actually outlined on the syllabus), finding an organization system that works for you is essential. I have two … Continue reading How to Stay Organized in College

Decorating Your Dorm

After spending half of the summer looking through Pinterest for dorm inspiration, contemplating different duvet covers, and picking the perfect pieces of furniture with my mom, the anticipation to move into my dorm was real. Although we’re already ten weeks into the school year, I wanted to share a few pictures of my room with you and some tips on for decorating your own dorm:   The Walls My … Continue reading Decorating Your Dorm