15 Things I Learned In College

It seems surreal to me that I was a college senior just two years ago. Two years ago I never imagined that I would be living in California, working for myself or blogging. It's amazing what time will do. The last six years of my life have flown by and I learned so many lessons that I want to share with you. 1. Choose your college wisely.  I decid[...]


3 Tips That Helped Me Land My First College Internship

Finding an internship can be a very nerve racking experience. I know that I've heard about the importance of internships since I began college. I was told that I wouldn't find a job without one and that they were very competitive and it scared me. Now that my college days are way behind me and I landed several very good internships and jobs with reputab[...]


Building Your Professional Circle Through Networking

I've attended a lot of networking events since 2009 when I started college. Once I moved out West to the "land where I knew no one," networking became even more important because I needed new clients for my small business. I've found that forging the right connections has helped me build my business and brand locally and eventually it got me national cl[...]


What My First Post Graduate Job Search Taught Me

I didn't start looking for employment right after graduation. I had a part time job and I decided to keep it and enjoy the first few months of summer. Starting work right out of college without a break seemed like something I'd regret because everyone I know who did that regrets not enjoying that last summer. They all wished they had done something a li[...]


The Dos & Don’ts Of Perfecting Your Online Presence

Ahhh, the dreaded "online presence" talk. The old "personal branding" spiel. It's something you can't go a day without hearing if you're in college or the work force. It doesn't matter if you own your own business like me or if you're an employee you've probably heard people talk to you about your online presence. I know you might be tired of hearing it[...]