It happens all the time, you find this really cool networking event but freeze up in conversation from intimidation. Or, you start a new class and during introductions, everyone around you seems to have it all figured out but you (hint hint, that was me). But how do you overcome that? The thing is, we … More Own Your Success!
Going into my second and final year at Columbia College Chicago student is a surreal moment. The first year truly passes you by in the blink of an eye. I learned a lot about my varying interests in the first year and deviated a bit from my original plan. I do not regret having such … More Set Goals, Crush Milestones
Now that we start to say goodbye to November and say hello to December, it’s time to prepare for finals in school! Yay! So who’s ready for the late nights, coffee runs, and academic miracles performed by God?! I am! Because I’m ready to start my holiday break. So are you wondering how you can … More It’s Finals Time!
I was finally fortunate to purchase my own MacBook in June with the prize money I won from the Business Plan Competition at Lewis University. This purchase was in the works for years and I honestly didn’t know when it would come to realization. At the beginning of my senior year of undergrad, I set … More Why I Love my MacBook and Why You Need It Too!
Going to school in the Midwest all my life has taught me a few things, this weather is UNPREDICTABLE! I hate having to pack summer and winter clothes for the dorm in August because I’ll never know what season I am in. However, this season in particular, I found a few items that have become … More Basic Fall Must Haves
My last blog post was about my experimentation with digital organization. Doing it all from my phone, laptop and tablet. However, parts of that system still were not effective for me. I found myself using my small leather bound notebook periodically for creating lists, jotting down quick ideas and writing reminders for the next time … More My Little Black Notebook
I know this is kind of contradictory to what I preach but this year I started to give mobile/tablet/laptop organizing a try. I did not get to finalize my custom planner before the school year started and I was anxious to jot down notes. So, I turned to my trusted Google apps and explored them … More Going Digital: How I Started Using My Laptop As My Planner
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College Students: Practice Budgeting Now Being a college student, money is tight. The reason isn’t necessarily because we do not spend our money wisely or because it’s all going towards our tuition either. It can simply be because we have to work low paying and low hours at part-time jobs/internships that accommodate our schedule, or … More Creating a Realistic Budget
It’s amazing how small and whimsical moments in life can change your course. It seems that some of the most influential inspirational moments in my life have come from sporadic and unforeseen sources. I accept that I may be the only 21 year old in the world who changes her mind about her 10 year plan … More Whimsical Moments