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

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

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

We’ve all been there—it’s only a few days until Christmas, and suddenly you remember that you haven’t bought your cousin’s brother’s sister’s aunt’s gift yet. Or, you know, your sister’s. Either way, you’re panic stricken, at a loss for what you could possibly throw together now. It’s a common problem during the holidays. Most of

DIY Holiday Cards

It’s about that time again – holidays are approaching and what better way to celebrate than to create your own cards? Giving a homemade card to anyone, especially long-distance family, friends and co-workers, is a great way to show you are thinking about them. You don’t have to spend hours creating these cards and it won’t

The Power of Habits: How to Overcome Procrastination

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

How to Use Social Media to Build Your Brand

Last Thursday, November 13, our Director of Content + Community Sowmya Krishnamurthy joined us for a Facebook chat to discuss YOUR brand on social media, job hunting on Twitter, blogging for cash and more. In case you have missed any information here are the highlights: Lauren asks: For those looking to create a strong personal