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Holiday Survival Guide: 5 Tips to Keep You Sane This Holiday Season

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For most people, the holiday season is a busy time of year, filled with obligations. There are work parties, family get-togethers, friends to see, presents to make or buy, and lots of food to cook and eat. For some, the holiday season is the best time of year, and they really get into the spirit of the holidays. For others, it can be a stressful, frustrating or lonely period that… Read more




10 Instagram Accounts Every Female Millennial Should Follow

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With its user base hovering around the 100 million users mark, Instagram has officially established itself among the social network behemoths. Some people like to poke fun at this visual platform, arguing that it lulls people into believing they’re this generation’s Annie Liebovitz, taking photos of monotonous things like Starbucks cups, slapping a filter like Valencia on them and calling it artistic. But taking beautiful photos on Instagram truly is… Read more




Keys to Effective Time Management during the Holidays

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It goes without saying that the holiday months are the busiest time of the year. Almost everyone’s calendars and to-do lists begin to be filled with holiday errands, party plans and travel arrangements. Although the holidays can make for a jolly season, they can also be stressful in both your personal and professional lives. In many industries, end-of-the-year business, reporting and accounting make for longer hours and work to take… Read more




4 Thanksgiving Cocktails We’re Thankful for

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With the stuffed turkey roasting in the oven to the sweet globs of cranberry sauce, Thanksgiving can be a relaxing holiday, an occasion express how thankful we are for our loved ones — or it can be a nightmare. Too often, Thanksgiving is a period of hectic travel and dinner with family members who drive us absolutely insane. Instead of a day of thanks, Thanksgiving can easily turn into a… Read more




How to be a Bridesmaid 101

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You’ve probably noticed the postings on Facebook, statuses announcing a friend’s engagement or a wedding, and realized that it’s only a matter of time before one of your closest friends gets engaged. And then you finally get the call: You’re going to be a bridesmaid in your friend’s wedding. Being a bridesmaid can be a fantastic experience, but it can also go awry if there’s discord among the bridesmaids or between bridesmaids and… Read more




Starting a Movement, Big or Small

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Despite our sometimes bad rap as an entitled generation, one thing’s for sure: Millennials are a passionate bunch. Whether it’s in the office or in our personal lives, we tend to embark on new projects with vigor, purpose and a desire to make an impact on the world around us. A few months ago, my co-workers and I started a random conversation about what it means to be preppy. We… Read more




The Online Learning Evolution – It’s Not About Getting Your Degree In Pajamas Anymore

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With recent advancements in technology, more colleges and universities have been adopting distance-learning programs. Originally, these programs were created to meet the needs of individuals who could not participate in traditional programs, including older, nontraditional students. Today, individuals from every age group and diverse background are enrolling in virtual degree and certificate programs. Online education is perfect for Generation Y, the recent college graduate that wants to continue her education,… Read more




4 Tips to Creating a Mobile Marketing Strategy

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According to Morgan Stanley Research, in 2011 there were 835 million smartphone users and 5.6 billion feature-phone users. Sixty-four percent of a mobile phone consumer’s time was being spent on apps (rather than talking on the telephone). In 2012, the United States saw a 55 percent increase in smartphone users alone. While these statistics are pretty staggering, a good marketer shouldn’t need them to understand the importance of building a… Read more




Millennials Giving Back: Volunteerism and Gen Y

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When the term “Millennial” was coined, it was to describe a generation generally perceived as entitled, impatient, fickle self-promoters. While this is clearly a generalization that shouldn’t reflect the reality of an entire generation of young people, there has been a movement among nonprofits and charities to find ways to engage Millennials, also known as Generation Y. These organizations are trying hard to capture this generation’s interest in order to… Read more




Kitchen Essentials: Outfitting Your First Kitchen

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When moving into your first place, it is important to invest in certain essentials in order to lay a foundation for comfort and quality of life. Outfitting your first kitchen may seem daunting if you’ve never had to do so before. Deciding on what items and appliances get highest priority often comes from experience, along with trial and error. To spare you some of the trouble, we’ve compiled a list… Read more



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