7 Things No One Tells You About Post-Grad Life

  A lot of people say college is the best 4 years of your life. It’s fun and exciting. You’re learning new things, discovering who you are and making friendships that will last a lifetime. Yes, there are exams and stupid professors, bad dining hall food and the hell on Earth that is the Financial … Continue Reading

Advertisements

8 Realities You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

It is no understatement that our early twenties are maddening and glorious all at the same time. However, somewhere between the tear-filled late-night phone calls and the head thrown back laughter sessions, we find ourselves faced with a choice. That choice is whether we want to spend our early twenties on auto-pilot or if we … Continue Reading

Dear Unhappy Twenty-Somethings: What Are You Waiting For?

Disclaimer: This article may be a little crass. The intention is not to be offensive or demonstrate a lack of empathy, because everyone has a different situation. The purpose is to show a little tough love, from one peer to another, about the potential we all are capable of reaching if we start fighting for … Continue Reading

How I Decided to Ditch the Scale and Celebrate Self-Confidence Instead

With New Year’s resolutions rampant in everyone’s minds, many of us are worried about the number that we see when we step on the scale. After holiday indulging and being away from our normal routines, we have the tendency to feel like we need to fix ourselves. For many years I’ve looked to the number … Continue Reading

8 Truths You Need to Accept in Your Early Twenties

Our early twenties are a roller-coaster of emotions, laughter, tears, on-and-off again relationships, friends both lost and found, and crazy deadlines. However, in this exciting and frustrating time we can learn one important thing: We’re exactly where we are supposed to be.   1. You are loved beyond measure. Even at your loneliest time, you need … Continue Reading

5 Successful People Who Struggled in Their Twenties Too

“Mark Cuban was eating ketchup and mustard sandwiches.” “What?” I said sniffing and wiping my eyes from a long day, staring in disillusionment at the abstract statements that frequently come out of my boyfriend’s mouth. “He was!” He said reassuringly, putting his arm around me and going into an explanation. “I read that when Mark … Continue Reading

Credit Card Debt: The Voldemort to Financial Security

My two best friends pulled out their shiny, brand-new credit cards. “They’re so pretty. I love the silver overlay.” They gushed. I nodded my head in agreement. That card was like the tattooed bad-boy at the bar I knew would be bad for me. I wanted him. I went home the next day and immediately … Continue Reading

It’s OK Not to Know Exactly What You Want to Do In Life

From the mere age of twelve, I thought I knew what I was going to be when I grew up. I had always wanted to be a doctor – a cardiothoracic surgeon to be exact. My favorite television shows were Trauma, Life in the ER, Grey’s Anatomy (still is one of my favorites today) and … Continue Reading

Not Everyone is Going to Like You, and That’s OK

I sit here writing with a face full of make-up that I’m trying desperately not to stain with tears.  “Suck it up,” I say to myself.  “Please try not to let it bother you,” my loving mother encouraged to me on the phone, just twenty short minutes ago.  “People are just so mean,” she said. … Continue Reading

10 Things I Learned My First Semester of College

1. There are a lot of fun free things to do with friends. You really don’t have to spend money to have a good time. My school is constantly having free events. We even have a student organization that plans these events two or three times a week! They show recent movies and provide drinks … Continue Reading