Merry Christmas Grown-Ups!

Posted by Thursday, December 25, 2014 0 2

Merry Christmas everyone! I had an especially good Christmas this year for a number of reasons. It was the first Christmas Ethan and I have ever spent together since we began dating three years ago, so that was extra special. It was the first chance I've been able to come home since moving to Los Angeles ...

Why You Should Go On Informational Interviews

Posted by Tuesday, December 16, 2014 0 5

I wouldn't blame you if you have no idea what an informational interview is, because up until this summer I did not know either. Butย I really wish I had known sooner, because I would have been doing stacks on stacks on stacks of them during college. Back then, the only interviews I had ever participated in ...

What Are You Giving Your Parents For Christmas?

Posted by Monday, December 8, 2014 0 2

An Open Letter From A Young Adult To Their Parents: What Do I Get You For Christmas? What am I supposed to give you for Christmas? Because I honestly have no idea. I can't give you a clay imprint of my hand that says "I love you," can I? No, you have a million of those. What do you like ...

Personal Business Cards Are A Necessity

Posted by Friday, December 5, 2014 0 6

The Good Idea I got my very first set of personal business cards from Staples.com a few months after graduating. The reason for getting the cards was because I was going to an alumni career fair at the NYU Journalism department. I knew I would be bringing my resume, because you never go to a career ...

How To Make Your First Christmas Card

Posted by Thursday, December 4, 2014 0 4

DISCLAIMER: There is a giveaway at the bottom of this post. There will be two winners. You wanna be one? Then read on! Because I mailed our holiday cards on Monday, and choose to believe they have all arrived safely in the hands of our friends and family by now, I feel totally confident this post ...

Why I Am Already Considering Going Back To Class

Posted by Wednesday, December 3, 2014 0 3

I am in possession of a wonderful piece of paper: a diploma. A diploma that was hard earned, very expensive, and represents the completion of not one, but two, Bachelor's degrees. I love my diploma. I love it so much that my dad had it scanned, shrunken, and laminated at FedEx so that I could ...

How To Make Sure You Get A Cheap Holiday Flight

Posted by Tuesday, December 2, 2014 0 4

On Oct. 13th, the cheapest round-trip flight to take me home for the holidays was $498 per person. When I finally booked on Nov. 6thย  the cheapest option was $607 per person. And if I had waited to book until today, the "cheap holiday flight" would be $755 per person. Thatโ€™s right. The price of the ...

The Grown-Up Christmas Countdown Begins With A Childish Practice

Posted by Monday, December 1, 2014 0 3

Ever since I can remember I have had an advent calendar every holiday season to help me countdown those 25 long December days until Christmas. I remember the joy of opening the little cardboard window each night to get both a piece of chocolate and reassurance that Christmas was a day closer. And even though ...

9 Tips for Nailing A Phone Interview

Posted by Tuesday, November 11, 2014 0 4

Job interviews are always scary. You have to worry about wearing the right clothes, paying attention to your body language, and something about not shaking hands like a limp fish? And being so young, you may be more freaked out than other applicants, as you have probably only been through the process a couple of ...

9 to 5 Gigs Take Walking Out of the Equation

Posted by Monday, October 13, 2014 0 4

Once upon a time there was a girl who grew up in Northern Virginia, the land of bumper to bumper traffic and something called the "beltway" that made driving both a necessity and a cause of great angst amongst its residents. The girl rode in cars most the time to get from place to place, as ...