The time has come for me to become an actual adult. With less than a month until graduation, I’ve officially signed a lease on an apartment and an offer for a full-time job. In trying to get my life together, I have a lot of questions about making this transition into adulthood. I’m excited to … More Dear Mom, Will You Still Pay My Phone Bill?
I used to tell myself that there was an appropriate time to start and end watching Christmas movies – after Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day. It seemed to me that that window of time would yield the best movies on TV and that Netflix/Amazon Prime would have the best and most Christmas movies available. … More Why It’s Acceptable to Watch “The Holiday” in April
For me, the last days of an internship are the most awkward. I’ve interned for this company for almost a year, and at this point, it seems like I’ve pretty much been there forever. But now, I’m leaving and starting anew within the next month. Yikes. I’m not one to hesitate to ask for … More The Last Days of an Internship
Normally wearing a tie to an interview would not be a question for me. Being a business student, it has been engrained in my mind to always overdress. Not to mention, wearing a tie and looking more professional has always given me more confidence during interviews. This past week I did a final interview with … More To Tie or Not To Tie
Yesterday, I attended the annual GW Women in Business Spring Conference. After going to a handful of conferences and speakers throughout my GW career, I always think about how impactful each individual’s advice really is. Usually, I just think of it as average advice that I’ve heard over and over again. Don’t get me wrong, … More Some Speakers Truly Make A Difference
I don’t have many pet peeves but it drives me crazy when people ask me to do things and don’t put please at the beginning or end of their request. I used to think please should go in almost every sentence, but have deemed that an unreasonable thought. Lately, I’ve been trying to pinpoint the … More Please Say Please