How To Make Friends: My Post-Grad Thoughts On Relationships That Count


I used to have 8234839234 million “friends.” And I put quotation marks around the word “friends” because I use that term so lightly.

College was a dream for me. While the school I went to wasn’t perfect, I was too enamored with it to notice it’s flaws while I was there, so I danced through those four years with a big fat smile on my face. Sure, I had plenty of tough times in college, namely some difficulty adjusting to the academic rigor of the school I went to and a couple of ugly relationships, but otherwise I was the girl who’d hijack the high schoolΒ guests at your dinner party to convince them to think about applying to the place I loved so much.

And one of the things that made my college experience so spectacular were all the friends I had. Don’t get me wrong – that makes me sound really popular or something, and we all know that I’m a huge dork and a really big ball of anxiety who sometimes cares way too much about what other people think. Not really a picture of “cool.”

But in college, it was way easier to make friends and maintain them. That is, if you have the definition of friendship that I did.Β  Continue reading “How To Make Friends: My Post-Grad Thoughts On Relationships That Count”


How To Write An “A+” Paper In No Time So You Can Get On With Your Life

These girls are in their first semester of undergrad and kicking butt!

As an English and Sociology double major, I wrote a ton of papers in undergrad, and I learnedΒ how to write them fast. With a desire to get the most out of my college years as I could, I didn’t want to spend too much time on my assignments – just enough to showcase my knowledge of the material and learn a thing or two, but not so much that I sacrificed a ton of precious hours I could have been using to spend time with friends or go on an adventure.

I found the sweet spot where I could spend just enough time on a paper to get a great grade, but not so much time that I wasted my life on something that wouldn’t really matter in a year or two. Continue reading “How To Write An “A+” Paper In No Time So You Can Get On With Your Life”