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
I’ve had a few interviews recently and I must say…it is nerve wrecking! There is definitely a side of the process that the employer does not see which affects your performance, and that’s the preparation. What sparked me to write this blog was an experience I had a few weeks ago. I applied and interviewed … More Preparing for an Interview: The Most Important Part
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
I just want to be honest with you all, I woke up today unmotivated to workout. I’ve been busting my butt for 75 days now. On May 27th I got serious about working out regularly (6 days a week, 1 day cardio). It’s definitely a struggle and sometimes discouraging to see minimal progress after you’ve … More 5 Reasons Why You Should Actively Avoid Gaining Weight In College
Why Should You Need An Emergency Kit Of course summer is vacation season and you must be ever ready to pack the bag and go! (Hoping not to leave anything behind). However, I noticed that for a long time I never considered an Emergency Kit for those oopps moments or “I wish I had…” moments. … More Why You Need A DIY Emergency Kit And How To Make One
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