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Feeling 22

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I’ve been MIA. Between finals and my new retail job at Anthropologie, I feel that time has escaped me. Along with escaping time, my birthday was last Friday. It’s surreal how fast the year flies.  I’ve strengthened friendships, gained more knowledge, and I am a step closer to graduating university.

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One Door Closes..One Opens

photo 3(18)My journey as an Ann Taylor intern has come to an end.  It had gone too fast but like it is always said, all good things must come to an end.  This internship has reinforced my notion of what career I truly want to go into. I know for a fact I want to go into social media marketing; I mean, how is that not fun? Read More →

Time Flies By…

TimesSquareTowerSometimes, you stop and realize that time just flies by.  Today, I stopped and stood in the hallway of ANN INC. My last day is Friday and I can’t believe how fast my internship has come to an end.  This marks the end of my 10th internship and of an amazing journey.  ANN INC is such a great company to intern for and I was given so many responsibilities that even I was surprised. Not only has my internship come to an end but soon my college years will too.

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How to Handle Rejection With Grace

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I’ve had plenty of interviews and many times I have never been called back.  It hurts me every time.  The sting doesn’t go away and it makes me feel like a bit of a failure.  Rejection is just a part of life and something you are going to have to get used to.  Sure, it sucks. Big time. But hopefully you can take a few things away from the experience and grow more from it.  Here are 5 tips to handle rejection with grace.

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So Long 2013, Hello 2014

photo(60)It’s been a whirlwind of a year.  I feel like it’s just flown by and it’s had it’s ups and downs.  I feel blessed with all I have and all that has been accomplished in just 364 days.  I started this jar last year and read some things I didn’t even know I accomplished or didn’t remember.
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The Beginning of the End…of Internships?

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Internships are a gateway to a career.  In this day and age, unfortunately, most are unpaid which leads to heated debates and lawsuits being flung left and right like a frisbee.  While it would be nice to get paid for the work that I do as an intern, all I really care about is being treated right and gaining experience from it all.  I’ve been blessed that I’ve never been taken advantage of (knock on wood) and my bosses are the sweetest in the world. Read More →

We Wear Pink in October

breasecancerawarenessmonthCancer is a word no one wants to hear.  We can effectively compare such a word to Voldemort.  It shall not be named for it is feared and hated.  October is the month that we throw on our pink shirts and scarves..not only on Wednesdays.  I am proud to say that my aunt is a breast cancer survivor and she is one of the strongest people I know.  I had the opportunity to accompany her a yearly Cancer Survivor Day that takes place in Jersey City.  It really is inspirational to be surrounded by people that you know have gone through some terrible hardships in their life. Read More →

Straight Hair, Don’t Care

evelyn-putnam-designs-2-1277501-regularAs humans, I find we are never really happy with what we have.  If you have straight hair, you want curly hair.  If you have straight hair, you want curly hair.  If you are flat-chested, you want more and vice versa.  Why are we always striving to change ourselves?  Why are we never content?  I stopped and thought of this while I was sitting on the hard folding chair as my mother was half through the painstaking, 8-hour process of taming my frizzy and curly hair.

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Getting Ready for Baby

BabyPicI’m like a cat in a way..I don’t like surprises.  I was taken by surprise when my father announced my cousin was going to stay with us.  The kicker? She’s 9 months pregnant..seriously..she is going to pop any day now! Being an only child, I could admit that I felt a bit threatened at the prospect of having a family member living with us for a few months while the baby comes.

I was never big on children especially in my early teens.  I would make faces and stick my nose in the air, ignoring them.  It all changed when a family friend asked my mother to babysit her son.

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Fall 2013 Classes

photo(49)Hello Spices!  I hope your school year has started off well.  I thought it would be fun for you all to catch a glimpse of what kind of classes I have to take and maybe, who knows, you would like to take something similar in your own university if it offers it!

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