Category Archives: College And Internships

College Spring Cleaning Routine + Free Cleaning Chart Printable

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College Spring Cleaning Routine + Free Cleaning Chart Printable // eyeliner wings & pretty things
College is all about independence and becoming an adult and self-discovery but…it’s also a lot of related tasks that aren’t nearly as inspiring or glamorous. One of them is budgeting. Another one is cleaning. Oftentimes, these overlap.

I know, I know. Finances and cleaning sound absolutely awful, but there are few things more satisfying than getting a good deal on something and entering a very clean home. Here’s plenty of tips, tricks and product suggestions for crafting the perfect college cleaning routine for spring.

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Preparing for Spring Break Trips in College

Preparing for Spring Break Trips in College - College Spring Break

I have spent the last three spring breaks in college relaxing at home and, blissfully, doing nothing. My final spring break in college is going to be spent actually going somewhere and doing this. I’m headed to New Orleans and I am beyond excited. But, I’m also a huge planner and I’m obsessive when it comes to hammering out details for a trip.

I took you guys through some of my trip planning in Tips for Planning a Trip with Friends post so I thought it could be useful to take you through my process of preparing for spring break in college when it comes to trips.

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What to Do When You Don’t Get Along With Your Roommate

What to Do When You Don't Get Along With Your Roommate - Roommate Problems and Solutions - Roommates

Whether you choose them or not, sometimes your roommates are the worst. Or, sometimes they’re not the worst, but you two just don’t mesh and can’t find common ground. It’s more common than you think, and it’s not the end of the world. There are so many things to worry about in college, and your living situation plays such a big role in your happiness. So if you and your roommate don’t get along and you’ve got a lot of roommate problems, read on to see if we can solve them.

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How to Write Papers in College That Stand Out

How to Write Papers in College That Stand Out - Writing Good Papers in College that stand out

Sometimes I genuinely like to write papers in college. Sometimes. I’ve noticed that my best work is often produced when I am writing about topics I have a passion for or genuine interest in….this, however, isn’t always plausible in college. But, there are ways around this. There are so many ways to write papers in college that stand out. And, by doing so, you can also make writing papers more, dare I say it, fun! I sound like a really peppy professor who says you’re going to do something fun in class but, really, it’s not fun at all (like the infamous group project assignment). Trust me. There’s a way to make your paper really great and earn an A while having a less miserable time writing them.

Now, not every paper is an opportunity to really take the bull by the horns and express yourself. Sometimes you have to write a twelve-page paper on a philosophical concept you neither understand nor care about. It happens. BUT, that being said, even the papers you don’t want to write can be good ones that stand out in the best way. Here’s how to do it.

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