Practical Tips to Score a Summer Job

Summer is the opportune time to save money for college and university students. Not only are students, like myself, most likely NOT paying tuition or hefty textbook fees, we are suddenly bestowed an unwonted lot of free time. Undoubtedly, it is totally up to each individual how he/she spends this free time, but for many it is in our best interest to get a job. … Continue reading Practical Tips to Score a Summer Job

My 5 Go-To Vegan Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

  A simple internet search will prove that being vegan is as tasty as and perhaps even more nourishing than any other diet. And if you’re a vegan with the tools and time to cook, you’re floored with true recipe zingers. But, what about those times when a vegan doesn’t have time to cook? Or the convenience or array of packaged food? This post is … Continue reading My 5 Go-To Vegan Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

5 Podcasts to Spice Up Your Commute

Accessible and widely variant, many podcasts live up to notoriety. Through the Podcast app, anyone can listen to any of the podcasts listed below with no financial burden, but all the benefits that only returning to a series featuring fabulous hosts coupled with biting subject matter, time and time again, can offer. Here are five very different podcasts that brought (or continue to bring) intrigue … Continue reading 5 Podcasts to Spice Up Your Commute

Setting the Tone: Skin Care Spliced w/ Novel First Sentences

My skin care routine is mercifully simple, after much trial and error. When I was 15, I loved the refreshment of washing my face so much that I would often do so five times a day, each time with a different scrub…to keep it interesting. But, this only kept it raw, red, and relentlessly dry. When I hit my twenties, I decided I wanted to … Continue reading Setting the Tone: Skin Care Spliced w/ Novel First Sentences

5 Free Resources to Help You Ace Pharmacology

College is notoriously costly. Studying for college shouldn’t plummet you into further debt. And studying for Pharmacology? A sticky tricky, often time ineffective mess. As a nursing student, pharmacology proved to be one of my most challenging courses wherein I spent more time scouring the web and my local library than I did completing assignments and tests.  Confounded by large pages crammed with tiny words … Continue reading 5 Free Resources to Help You Ace Pharmacology

A Vanity of My Own: Makeup for the Minimalist in College (Photo Diary)

A vanity doesn’t have to be a vanity, it just has to be my own. It’s early in the morning. See, my lamp is on. I bought these brushes one year ago. I should probably wash them more. This illuminates my inner eye corners. Or one of these shades do. If I’m feeling especially capricious. This is travel-sized. As part of my cosmetic prep for … Continue reading A Vanity of My Own: Makeup for the Minimalist in College (Photo Diary)

3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Community College

It’s 2013. I’m 17 and I have a microcrush on Hayden Christensen. I know one thing for sure: community colleges are not for me. It’s 2017. I’m 21. I have an A.A. in Liberal Arts from a community college. I attended university only to transfer back to a community college to pursue a second Associate’s degree. My younger, less acquainted self, is faint. But, Experienced … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider Community College

Dorming: A Doomsday Kit

Dorming isn’t all it’s cooked out to be. In fact, my dorming experience, though far from traumatic, was unremarkable. Bereft of friends and stooped under the weight of overpriced books, I felt a malaise all too familiar to students disillusioned by the college experience. The hard truth, however, is that my mental health could have suffered far worse if I had not been as physically … Continue reading Dorming: A Doomsday Kit