blogging

Dec 18, 2020

Unexpected Benefits of Blogging

Being a blogger is something many people aspire to, but it can be hard to actually find the motivation and...

Apr 15, 2013

How To Start Your Own Blog & the Benefits of Doing So While in College

Starting a blog is an incredibly beneficial experience. It’s a way to express your daily thoughts, focus on things that you find interesting, and surround yourself in a community that shares similar interests. Blogging also can build up your credibility on a particular subject, and can be a great conversation starter or resume builder when it comes to interviews!

Oct 24, 2012

Anna Kendrick is Beautiful in Blue [Celebrity Chic on the Cheap]

I'm really rooting for her because not only is she talented, she seems so sweet and fun (basing this solely on her Twitter feed). As for her style, it's very chic, featuring interesting patterns, colors, and generally great pieces.

A Reader's Guide To Blogging

It's Sunday Funday y'all! I've spent mine in a van on the way back from Orlando, so my apologies for being an absent editor all day. I spent a few days at Disney World and couldn't log in to CollegeCandy.

Jul 29, 2012

To Blog or Not To Blog?

We live in a social media obsessed world. There’s Facebook, Myspace, (although I wonder if anyone actually still uses it), Twitter, and many blogging platforms such as Tumblr, Wordpress, and Blogger. Although we upload our pictures to Flickr and Facebook all the time or write about our weekend experiences in personal blogs, there could be a possible downside to all of this internet exposure?

Nov 26, 2010

Life After College: People Hate Me

As every CollegeCandy writer knows, blog commenters can be brutal. Like, kill your self-esteem and make you question everything you've ever written brutal. People who you have never met will take the time to dissect your blog and tear it apart sentence by sentence. No typo goes unnoticed and no opinion goes unbashed.

Feb 16, 2010

Dec 30, 2009

Web Spy: 43 Things

Whoa. We are thisclose to New Year's, and with each new year also comes the inevitable making of resolutions. While resolutions are great ideas in theory (who can honestly say there's nothing about themselves that they could possibly improve on?), most people (including me) have a hard time sticking to their new plan much past the first few weeks of January. Or even the first few hours.

Nov 24, 2009

Life After College: Holiday Anxieties

Thanksgiving gets increasingly more stressful for me every single year. If I'm not having nightmares about the stuffing running out before it gets passed to me, then I'm biting my nails over the fact that I'll have to explain my career to my family sixteen times.

Jan 6, 2009

“NYC Skank” Sues Google

In the old days, if someone ruined your reputation by spreading false information about you, you could sue them for...

Jul 23, 2008

Oversharing, Feminism, and the New American Twenty-Something

The summer of 2008. A summer drowning in recession, debt, ridiculous gas prices, and boring, trashy television (I mean, Greatest...

Apr 19, 2008

Crazy-Eyed Smith Not So Crazy Afterall: Blogging About the Ex

Maybe you’ve heard about this criz-azy Youtube video by actress and now jilted ex-wife Tricia Walsh Smith (her used-to-be man...

Apr 9, 2008

Death By Blogging?

I’m risking my life to get this out to you. Seriously. According to a recent New York Times article, blogging...

Mar 27, 2008

We HEART These HOT Sites

Sometimes, all you want to do is procrastinate. On the Internet. You want to laugh a little, be horrified a...

Mar 21, 2008

Be Careful What You Publish…Someone Might Read It!

Admit it: you love Facebook. And MySpace. Maybe you have a blog, or you comment on one. Blogs and social...

Feb 14, 2008

Pink Hair = Success: Gala Darling

In junior high, I wanted pink hair. Actually, maybe wanted isn’t the right word. I was more or less obsessed...