Women to Watch in 2015

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

Live Your Dreams (LYD) Star: Cydney Ross

Each week we will introduce you to our (LYD) Live Your Dream Stars. These awesome women are living their dream. Through their stories, we hope to inspire you to live your dreams. Cydney Ross is an artist from Kansas City, Missouri. This fall she began a Kickstarter Campaign to sponsor a trip to Kesckemét, Hungary where she will

Why you should study abroad

As more millennials have entered the work force, the competition for the perfect job has become increasingly stiffer. Once an impressive addition on a resume, a college degree is no longer a meaningful differentiator. Now, students are looking for things that will make them not only stand out on paper but give them invaluable experiences

3 Scholarships to Apply for NOW

Scholarships are important among college students. Nowadays, college tuition can run up to more than $50,000 a year (that’s some serious dough). The price of tuition weighs on us when we’re applying to our dream schools. And it is even more stressful after graduation when we have 6 months to start paying back the loans. However,

50 Websites College Students Should Know About

There are a plethora of websites nowadays, and it is hard to stay current with which websites are beneficial and which websites are really just a waste of time. I have organized the websites into several categories to help you navigate. You may find a website you need to start using pronto. And it may

Looking back: Quotes and events that are “So 2014”

This year, 2014, was a major year of events, ideas, excitement and, of course, pop culture. Here are some quotes to wrap up 2014 and kickstart 2015: “In my nervousness for this speech and my moments of doubt, I’ve told myself firmly, ‘If not me, who? If not now, when?” –Emma Watson. This quote was during

Should I change my career?

After dedicating four (or more) years of your life and tens of thousands of dollars to one degree, it’s reasonable to expect a long and successful career in your chosen field. The reality is that your major at 18 may not end up being your dream job at 26 – and that’s OK. According to

3 New Years Resolutions Every Leader Makes

This is the time of the year where I like to reflect on how I can advance my personal life and career in a more positive and fulfilling direction. My personal New Year’s Resolutions always come easy to me, but it is my career resolutions that often take longer to figure out. Currently, I am

How to Make 2015 Resolutions the Right Way

Pop, fizz, clink! New Year’s Eve is a time for champagne, sparkles and celebrations. It’s also a time for resolutions. The blank slate of a new year is perfect for finally breaking bad habits, starting healthy new ones or trying something you’ve always wanted to. So how do you make sure your resolutions will last

5 Cozy Ways To Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Sometimes it can be difficult to decide where or how to celebrate New Year’s Eve. There are just so many options. And sometimes you don’t feel like spending a lot of money or dressing up and going out on New Year’s Eve.  Here are five cozy ways to ring in the New Year! 1. Read