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    Kitchen Gadgets you’ll need for your College Apartment

    Moving from a dorm to an apartment can seem daunting. Moving further away from where you first began living on your own often comes with more responsibilities that you might not have anticipated. Though, you chose to move with good reason. While living in a dorm offers convenience, they are tiny which is one of the main reasons you chose to live in an apartment. Yet, living in an apartment means that you’ll be further away from campus and therefore you probably won’t have a meal plan anymore. This means that you’ll have to actually cook. Picking out what you’ll really need in your apartment kitchen can be a hassle.…

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    5 Ways to be Frugal in College

    As the cost of college rises, everyone seems to be looking for ways to cut the price. While you can’t get a discount on tuition or textbooks, you can cut the price of basically anything else. Since starting college I have found that there always is a lower price for everything, you just have to look for it. Being frugal in college is easier than you think, here are five tips to help get you started. 1. Thrift Shopping I LOVE thrift shopping. I always am able to find cute vintage clothes for an extremely reasonable price. I have found so many great pieces thrifting, that I often skip going…

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    How to De-stress in College

    If you are in currently in college, you’re most likely stressed out most of the year. Due to school work, work or thinking about how you’ll be able to pay off your student loans later on, stress may have taken control over your life. By no means is being stressed out something good. Piling on a lot of work and eventually becoming stressed may seem like something temporary, though it could easily turn into a nasty habit that will be difficult to break. Stress that follows you into adulthood could negativity affect your health. This is why I find it so important that I de-stress often. Fortunately, after some time in…

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    How I got an Internship my Freshman Year of College

    I know most college freshman aren’t thinking about internships and their future careers, though it never hurts to start early. I feel that during college it is important for me to try out as working with different types of companies in my field. Since I am majoring in Advertising, I want to try working at a small company, a large one, one with a large audience, one with a small audience and so on. So when I read an email that a local company was looking for interns I decided to apply despite me only being a freshman. To be completely honest when I applied to the internship I didn’t…

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    How to stay a Vegetarian While Having a Social Life in College

    As a vegetarian, it can sometimes be difficult for me to find things to eat while being social in college. Whether I am hanging out with friends or eating out, it seems as though everything I’m offered has meat in it.  While there are many vegetarian friendly snacks, meals and restaurants, most of my friends don’t seem to be that interested in them. As a result I have come up with a way to keep away from meat, whilst having a social life in college. Know Which Restaurants are Vegetarian Friendly Often times when you look up a restaurant, you can find its menu on its website or on Yelp.…

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    3 Podcasts to keep you from Becoming Ignorant

    I have seen many people my age eschew the news simply because they find it to be depressing. While the news is indeed depressing, it is also important for you not to become ignorant. Now, I’m not advocating for you to become an expert on world politics, I am simply asking that you know and acknowledge what is going on in the world. Keeping up with the news isn’t even that difficult, you don’t even have to read the news if you don’t want to. I find that a short podcast keeps me updated with what going on in the world. So here are 3 podcasts that will keep you…

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    How to Choose a College Major

    Choosing a college major can be extremely difficult. There are so many possible majors and fields that you can go into. This in combination with all of the things you are interested in, can make choosing just one or two majors seem like one of the most difficult decisions of your life. Luckily I have compiled some great tips to get you started on your journey to finding the right college major. 1. Think of Your Strengths This is most likely the obvious step, though it is the most important. While it may seem easy to evaluate your strengths, it isn’t. You might be thinking that because you were good at…

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    5 Ways to Stay Calm This Exam Week

    It isn’t easy to stay calm during what seems like one of the most stressful situations life has to offer. In fact, I’m not even going to pretend like I have never been stressed during past exam weeks because I definitely have been. Though now instead of letting stress get the best of me, I combat the worst of it by doing these five things. 1. Realize that you won’t become a complete failure in life from receiving a bad grade. This fact is something that you should remind yourself of throughout the year. Though during exam week especially, you need to remember that an exam grade cannot control your…

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    About Me

    Hey, I’m Olivia. I am currently a full-time student at the University of Florida who loves to cook, take photos and nap.  I am a vegetarian and have been for the past two years. While my diet won’t be the focus of this blog, it is something that I consider to be important. In case you’re wondering why I’m a vegetarian, it is because I want to have a pet cow one day and you can’t eat your pets. I also enjoy practicing self-care through the form of napping, eating chocolate and occasionally binge watching a historical drama. Aside from my interest in the vegetarian diet and not so healthy…

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    5 Cheap Skincare Products for Clear Skin

    Skincare has been all the rage lately. Though this popularity often comes with a high price. This is why I have put together skincare products that are not only great for your face but also your budget. I have used all of these products and can honestly say how great they are. While I know my not everyone has my type of skin, I chose these products because they can be used on everyone. Nothing in this list is over $10, meaning that anyone can afford these essentials for great skin. 1. Tea Tree Oil This is probably the best natural product for treating breakouts. Whenever I feel that I…