Speaking to critically acclaimed actress, and recent author, Swoosie Kurtz is like having a telephone call with your favorite ‘grown-up’ female relative; a welcomed chat — enjoyable and entertaining to be sure— filled with articulate insight, true pearls of wisdom. Upon hanging up, you’ve got a new, fresh perspective, a great appreciation for women who’ve

By high school, you’ve experienced hundreds of English lessons; from writing and reading to grammar and syntax— whether remembered or not— it’s all been covered. By the time college roles around, and especially by the time you’ve finished college, however, so much of what we’ve learned is lost. Most, if not all, colleges require Freshman

Not very often in life do we find ourselves ready to make big changes, right now.  When it comes to careers, for young women especially, there is an immense pressure to find something you’re good at and grow with it— even if that means sticking with something that doesn’t satisfy you. We push out of

It’s that time of year again; when New York fashionistas brave wintery weather; wearing what can only be deemed appropriate for this one particular event — Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week— where fashion is in the forefront at Lincoln Center, the Mecca of MBFW, for the Fall/Winter 2014 season. Access to the tents is a

We’ve all been there— that moment of intense self-doubt— the kind that blindsides you, and everything, suddenly, feels not-quite-right anymore. That’s where Betsy Chasse, author of the well-received, just-released Tipping Sacred Cows found herself, before she, well, found herself. Via Amazon: “Wife, mother, and award-winning producer of the sleeper hit What the Bleep Do We Know!? Betsy Chasse thought she had it

Each year at this time, I find myself feeling so lucky to have the opportunity to reflect on how to enhance my life in the coming year. After the holidays, I’m mindful of what I hope to achieve, and how I intend on achieving it, inspired by an idea that I’ve always loved— ‘new year,

As a freelancer living and working in New York City for the last few years, I quickly learned how to live ‘big city on a budget’— but I wish I would have started sooner. With all of the responsibilities that college and post-grad women face, finances, a lot of times, become an unwelcome burden that

  ‘Tis the season to reflect and give thanks. I am so thankful, this year, to be able to share my inspirations and insight with you as UChic’s managing editor.  I hope that our writers inspire you to live your very best life each and every day; thanks for the opportunity to allow us to

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