Ellen Scott

Born, raised, and living in London, Ellen balances a life filled with reading an excessive number of books, attempting to do Pilates, and writing for Cosmopolitan UK alongside CollegeCandy. Contact me: @twitter
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Oct 19, 2014

5 Essential DIYs for the Most Relaxing Fall Night Ever

With the nights getting colder, finals beginning to loom near, essay deadlines creeping up, and, you know, just the general...

Oct 16, 2014

Beyoncé Has Bangs Now And We Don’t Know How to Feel

EXTREMELY IMPORTANT NEWS: Beyoncé now has a bangs. But they're not just any bangs.

Oct 13, 2014

23 Signs April Ludgate Is Your Spirit Animal

April Ludgate is an icon of our time. She is perpetually grumpy, often sarcastic, and aims to invest as little...

Sep 29, 2014

What Your Starbucks Order Says About You

Whether you go to Starbucks to pick up a Venti Americano or a Salted Caramel Mocha, your Starbucks order says a LOT about who you are as a person.

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Sep 22, 2014

10 Celebrity Books That Are Actually Worth Reading

There are in fact some celebrities who are actually qualified to write truly great books, whether they're hilarious, moving, or informative.

The 21 Unspoken Commandments of Instagram

Instagtram needs rules. Because some people are just ruining it for everybody else. Don't want to be one of those people? Just follow these commandments.

Sep 18, 2014

10 Steps to Surviving Moving Back In With Your Parents

There are few shames more mildly embarrassing, moderately irritating, and sadly prevalent in today's day and age than the shame that is moving back in with your parents, post-college.

Sep 15, 2014

17 Mug Recipes You Can Make In Your Microwave

We all want to be domestic goddesses who can whip up a delicious dessert with ease. We also want to sit down and do nothing, make zero effort, and watch Netflix. That's where microwave mug cakes come in.

Sep 2, 2014

Aug 27, 2014

10 Things No One Will Tell You About Being In A Long Distance Relationship

LDRs are so much more common, and so much easier, than they've ever been before. And yet they're still difficult, and people still don't really talk about them.

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Aug 25, 2014

19 Things You Can Expect Your First Semester Of College

Oh college. The pretty much compulsory life stage that inspires excitement and a little fear. What will your first ever semester of college be like? Will you make friends? Will you be okay?

Aug 15, 2014

10 Fashionable and Affordable Back-To-School Backpacks

There are SO MANY fashionable backpacks to choose from that you can actually accomplish the dream of looking stylish WITHOUT giving yourself permanent spine damage. It's a miracle.

Aug 13, 2014

The Essential Checklist For Your Final Year of College

So, you're about to enter your final year of college. Maybe you're excited for the whole education thing to finally be over. Maybe you're bummed about leaving your friends. Maybe you're crapping yourself over the idea of having to enter adulthood.

Aug 11, 2014

This Is The First Year I’m Not Going ‘Back To School’

I can't sleep in, I can't just blow off responsibilities, and I can't spend days binge-watching TV anymore. I don't feel like an adult yet, but I'm in an adult world. I don't know if I'm ready.

Aug 7, 2014

What Your Favorite Ice Cream Says About You

Whether you prefer chocolate or vanilla, your favorite ice cream says a LOT about who you truly are.

Jul 31, 2014

28 Signs You’re the Joey Tribbiani Of Your Friendship Group

Joey is not the basic dumb guy that he's made out to be. He's easily one of the funniest Friends, he's the most loyal of the group, and he's genuinely sweet, kind, and caring.

Jul 21, 2014

10 Reasons Why Primark is About To Blow Your Damn Mind

BIG news guys - Primark, the UK's answer to cheap fast fashion, is heading stateside.

Jul 19, 2014

How to Start Looking For Your Next Internship

You may be surprised to know that NOW is the time to start looking for your next internship. That's right. Not next year. Not winter break. Now.

Jul 17, 2014

How To Prepare For A Semester Abroad

Congratulations! If you're reading this, you've probably successfully applied for a semester abroad. Get ready, you're about to have the best few months of your life.