As more and more companies find cost-effective ways to make the most of their employment opportunities, the availability and flexibility virtual internships have to offer are becoming the new norm. While traditional 9-5 internships give you that real world work experience you don’t seem to learn in a classroom, virtual internships combine the best of

While I can’t say LinkedIn gets credit for landing me my last few jobs, it did certainly prepare me to market myself as a brand and stand out in the massive sea of applicants. LinkedIn can be a fantastic tool, whether you are researching careers or using it as an online resume. Here are some

I am the last person to dish out financial advice. By age 13, I successfully emptied an entire checking account after securing money from my Bat Mitzvah savings. I went through life ignoring pieces of mail from the bank and just crossing my fingers for a positive number in my account, and I still get

As we start a new year, oftentimes we look to aspire to become someone or something new. Embody a new persona, a new mantra that will not only inspire us but drive us to be better. With all this newfound (and yes, sometimes short-lived) introspection, take a look at four ladies who are already nailing

Even as I write this, let’s be real…I’m procrastinating. My fiancé said that it’s my part in doing the research for this post, but like all old habits…they die hard. Alas, I’m here to show you how to not be ashamed but rather empowered by your persistent procrastinating. While like any other terrible habit like

Carrying out a relationship during college is no longer a fairytale romance right out of  The Notebook. With endless classes, exams and managing a new environment away from home, fitting a love life into your college schedule is the last thing on your mind. Relationships in college usually are equal parts giving and taking, but

   By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Trendy shirts sweat pants and hoodies adorned by emaciated models with coy smiles across their faces. Each one given their own ‘team’ logo to sport on the back. What do the models have displayed on the backs of their jerseys? Not football. ‘Designer drugs;’ with an even more

By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Colleges are breeding grounds for do-gooders. With endless philanthropic opportunities and boundless volunteerism thrust upon your academic experience, it’s at times hard to fit in any “me time” when you’re busying helping others! But when push comes to shove in the real world, you tend to shift from

By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Perhaps one of life’s most fascinating experiments is the advent of communal living. Ah, roommates; the greatest test of one’s wherewithal and well, temperaments. Whether it’s your freshman year of college or your attempt to save a couple pennies on your post-grad rent, roommates can be the most

By Emily Roseman, Alumna of American University Like so many of you, I remember the exact moment September 11th  rocked our world. Sitting in my sixth grade English class, the beautiful early autumn weather rolled through the empty hallways. A soft wind ruffled some loose papers as fast-approaching footsteps turned into a full-on sprint down the sixth grade