I almost decided to move 12 hours away from my home to attend law school. Currently, I am thanking God that I chose a law school that was only three hours away from home. Moving is extremely stressful, but boring when you have no connection to the world other than texting and phone calls. Thankfully, I am going to a law school very close to my undergraduate school. However, this is my first time … [Read more...] about Back to School: Do I Have Enough Patience?
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This past weekend, Chicago once again hosted one of the best music festivals: Lollapalooza. Lollapalooza occurs annually and recruits 130+ artists each year to perform during a three-day span, with more than 10 stages. Genres range from reggae and indie to hip-hop and electronic. Although there aren't many things you could do wrong at music festivals, as seen by barely-clad teeny-boppers running … [Read more...] about Do's and Don'ts of Music Festivals
Moving is one of the few things we do that can literally be both a dream and a nightmare at the same time. On the one hand, you are probably very excited for change and for what is coming. On the other hand, you still need to move out of your old place. Packing, boxes, garage sales—so much to do! And wait, you still need to sell your house or buy the next one. These are major hurdles and you will … [Read more...] about Working with a Real Estate Agent
Most relationships end. If you're the one who ends a relationship, it's best to avoid doing it in a way that makes your soon-to-be ex loathe you for eternity — after all, that's how people get tagged in embarrassing, caps-locked Facebook feuds. Here are some tips for letting your partner down in the gentlest, most diplomatic manner possible. First Ask Yourself Does my partner seem aware that … [Read more...] about Don't Be a Jerk: Civil Ways to Dump Your Partner
Choosing a college, taking a tour of the campus and figuring out how to pay for it are the just the first bumps along the road of higher education. Then there's dealing with a roommate, affording textbooks and choosing the right classes. Of course, we can go to family members for advice, but they're already so worried (and their own college experience is so far behind them) that it might be … [Read more...] about 3 Great Websites for College Advice
Hey everyone! My name is Selena Strickling. I am the Lady Lennia for the Back to School Edition. I am excited to let you know about my personal experience in starting law school this month. I will be a 1L (first year student) at University of Toledo College of Law. I am a little nervous, but extremely thrilled. I never went through a huge struggle trying to find out what I wanted to do with my … [Read more...] about Meet Miss Lady Lennia: Selena Strickling
The food industry is not devoid of glamor. I recently spoke with a woman who said some of her best job experiences were while working for Dick's Last Resort, the notorious restaurant chain where wait staff insult their customers for humorous effect. A few of us undergrads just entering the job market might land a sweet gig like that, but until we're internship-ready, the best that most of us can … [Read more...] about How to Dodge the Food Industry: Job Hunting in College
A stockpile is your own stock of deals and cheap finds that you buy for future use and/or to donate. People have different takes on stockpiles. Some feel they are absolutely necessary while others feel they are a total waste of space and time. My personal opinion is that everyone should have one even if it is just for emergencies. Food Stockpiling food is okay, but you have to make sure to check … [Read more...] about Stockpiling Made Easy
Switching from vacation mode to school mode can be a tough transition, whether you're a student or the parent of one. Don't let the new academic term catch you with your pants down—instead, be ready to tackle it by completing this checklist. **This article contains affiliate links and we will be compensated for any purchase made after clicking on them. Thank you for supporting Miss … [Read more...] about 4 Key Ways to Prepare for the New School Term
The modern, smart, and independent woman of today believes and executes multitasking with perfection. According to recent surveys and research, Singapore is touted as the perfect place for modern women to hone their professional skills. The country's government set up a Back-to-Work Advisory Committee in 1997. This Committee aimed to consider incentives for employers to hire more women. It has … [Read more...] about Why Do Professional Women Love Working in Singapore?