How to Have Side Hustle and a Social Life (Hint: It’s Possible)

We all  love to be “busy” in this day and age. It’s almost trendy, isn’t it? In fact, I often don’t even know what to do in my true “down time”. Whenever I don’t have a concrete obligation like attending class or going to work, I’m hunkering down drafting blog posts, scheduling social media, planning/revising my editorial calendar, etc. Of course, I love blogging. I wouldn’t trade this job for anything, despite the challenges (and seemingly endless workload) that may arise! However, with the holidays and some travel coming up, I’m absolutely exploring ways to maintain a side gig while also saving time for a killer social life…

The Pros and Cons of Graduating College Early

When I first started college, I had no idea what to expect. Neither of my parents had gotten a higher education, and almost every friend I had at the time was either my own age or a few years younger. So basically, I was on my own. What I didn’t know was that I’d actually be able to finish my bachelor’s degree in only three years, instead of the traditional four. It seems pretty crazy considering I had absolutely no idea how college worked when I started! I’ve obviously come a long way since I began school almost two years ago, so I thought that I’d share a bit of that knowledge and wisdom on the blog today for any of you who may be experiencing a similar situation. If graduating early is something that you’re considering, or even if you’re totally unsure about the whole thing, check out the…

5 Inspirational Quotes That Will Make You Want to Hustle

It’s been awhile since we’ve chatted, hasn’t it? The semester is wrapping up for me (I’m legit sitting in a final right now writing this post. Pretending I’m taking notes when I’m actually whipping up content for you guys is kinda a guilty pleasure…), and I’ve got tons of fun content up my sleeve, as well as some sweet collabs that I think you guys are really gonna love. There may even be a giveaway or two, so stay tuned! Anyways, with finals week in full swing here, I am so in need of a little kick in the a$$. I mean, I actually ordered Mcdonald’s TO MY APARTMENT the other day. I also watched about 15 episodes of The Office over the weekend (if you guys haven’t seen the episode where Dwight sets the office on fire, you need to ASAP). Definitely an all-time low. So that’s where these quotes come in.…

How to Have All Your Sh*t Together in College

A few weeks ago, one of my good friends and I were having a conversation as per usual when she said something that was a total game changer: “You know, you just have all of your sh*t together.” HA. * Cue hysterical laughing and tears of joy emojis * While this was just one friend, one conversation and one funny compliment, it was touching to know that this particular friend thought this. Especially since I usually feel like I’m spreading myself too thin and scrambling around until the very last minute to get something done. But…deep (real deep) down, there is a sense of self-confidence in knowing that I’m a well-prepared and professionally experienced person. (Funny enough, I didn’t actually start believing this about myself until recently when I rewrote my resume. It’s a little therapeutic to stop for moment and think about everything you’ve accomplished so far.) So, am I…

5 Tips to Improve Your Focus During Finals Week

It’s 9:30 on a Tuesday morning. We’re not even five minutes deep into the lecture and I’m already scoping Pinterest and Tumblr simultaneously, while also searching the course catalog and planning my schedule for next semester. Oh, and did I mention the badass chick sitting in front of me is on BuzzFeed? She’s watching cat videos. So cute! Too. Many. Effing. Distractions. For those of you who don’t know me in “real life” (even though blog/social media life is still kinda real, right?), I’m a serial multitasker. I always think I can do 10 things at once, and I can. Except…none of them are done well. Shocker, I know. It’s no secret that finals week is a freaking abundance of distraction/confusion/everything in between. So, let’s get our heads on straight. I’ve been searching up and down the Web for some kind of breakthrough/testing my own methods, and I’ve come up…