Want to be a freelance writer? Start here

Ah, the writing life, such a wonderfully rewarding and incredibly frustrating creative endeavor. Writing is one of the most fulfilling activities and it seems like everyone wants to take advantage of it. But that certainly shouldn’t stop you from jumping in! Whether you want to write non-fiction, fiction, poetry, blog, write humor, review books, or

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

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

Rev Up Your Resume

We all know that a great resume is crucial when it comes to landing a job. Whether it’s your first job, or your first real-world job, it’s a piece of paper that can decide your next step in your career. It’s so important to have a tight knit resume so your next employer can see

The New Feminism

To be honest, prior to Emma Watson's speech on Feminism at the UN, I did not have much of an opinion on feminism.

#1000Dreams NEW PERK – $1,000,000

Every young woman should have the opportunity to pursue her dreams. But did you know  67% of young women worry their student loan debt will prohibit them from reaching their professional dreams? The truth is that with rising education costs and the financial climate, 95% of young women lack access to funding. As a for-profit company, UChic

Fulfilling #1000Dreams, $5 dollars at a time…

We easily spend five dollars a day on a latte, soda, lunch or those cute pens near the checkout at the bookstore. But the truth is that $5 can change lives. It is our mission to fund #1000dreams. Skip your latte today and help support scholarships for young women. UChic Star Brand Ambassador Gracie Schram

1000 Dreams Fund Recipients

Each week during our 60-day Indiegogo 1000 Dreams campaign, we will introduce you to the awesome young women we are funding if our campaign goal is successfully reached. If our goal is met each young women will receive a $1,000 scholarship. This week we’d like to introduce you to Sarah and Karina! My Story: My dream is to be

Spend Your Summer Strengthening Your Resume

If you didn’t land an internship for the summer, do not sit there and sulk! There are still plenty of ways for you to have a productive summer all while strengthening your resume. These tips will help keep you on track over the summer while preparing yourself to be the perfect fit for any internships

LYD Star: Actress and Author Swoosie Kurtz

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