Post College

What We’re Reading: Tips for College Seniors

For some college students, graduation is quickly approaching with mixed feelings of excitement, fear and sadness. College is considered to be, “the time of your life” and after that, you’re in the real world and have to become an adult; there’s no question, transitioning from college into the real world is hard. Chicster, and recent

#FollowFriday: What We Read and Shared This Week

Can you believe it’s nearly March? We’re ready to start thinking spring. You’ve finally made it to Friday, so take a quick break and check out great highlights this week: Sorority Savvy: The Best Advice Before You Bid: “During the first few weeks after your arrival on campus, you’re bombarded by various student groups all

Real World Reality Check: 3 Things I Wish I’d Known in College

As an undergrad at Manhattan College, I quickly became consumed with classes, internships, cheerleading practices and games, all while making the most out of my social life. I graduated in May 2012 and am currently a Special Events Manager. The transition from college student with a flexible, yet packed, schedule to working full-time was a

Editor Reflections: From Unpaid Intern to NYFW

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

Must Read for College Girls: Janet Groth’s The Receptionist

I have always been an avid reader in high school but with the packed schedule of a college undergrad, I realized I took my leisure reading for granted. Now, I make it a point to take time out of my day to read books for fun, growth, or a learning experience. When making my New

Top 10 Apps for College Women

As our generation knows all too well, there is an app for everything. So many, in fact, that sometimes it’s nearly impossible to stay on top what’s going to get you going and what’s going to just sit inside your screen. Two of our tech-savvy Chicsters share the apps that they’re most pumped to put

#FollowFriday: What We Shared This Week

Chicsters! We’re featuring our best content from our brand-new TUMBLR social series and our Twitter Feed each Friday! Check back each week for our favorite #FollowFriday conversation starters. Our favorite TUMBLR post of the week?: DIY Organic Face Mask via Teen Vogue  See the rest of our week-in-review on TUMBLR here and see what we were chirping

Worry-Free Winter: Staying Calm After College

By Martha Adjei In college, “winter” was the time we would use to prepare for spring semester, whether that meant enrolling in an extra class or taking a much needed break from the fall. However, in the post-grad world, the winter is just another month to continue working, volunteering, or keep on whatever you are

Beauty Basics: Avoiding Winter Washout

By Sarah Dougherty, University of Alabama Along with fun holidays and reunions with friends and family comes brisk winter weather, and we all know what that means: dry, pale skin. I’ve put together a few tips and tricks to avoid being washed out during one of the most fun-to-dress-for seasons! (Can you say “layers?”) Keep

Practicing Random Acts of Kindness

Now is the time to slow down and reflect on the past year; to look at what we’ve accomplished in 2013 and chart where we are headed in the new year. It is also a chance to spend some quality time with family and friends. Sometimes, however, without a strong support group, the holidays can be the