College Wardrobe Essentials – Sorority Edition

When I joined greek life I didn't have any idea what it would actually entail. I had no women in my family who were in sororities and while my dad was in a fraternity it didn't exactly prepare me well for what to expect. One of the things I really wish I had known was… Continue reading College Wardrobe Essentials – Sorority Edition

College Wardrobe Essentials – Party & Going Out Edition

While everyone can use college wardrobe essentials, not everyone is interested or planning on going out or to parties. This one is also much more trend specific than others, but I included a bunch of basic categories to help keep this post as general as possible. Additionally, this post is geared towards students as schools… Continue reading College Wardrobe Essentials – Party & Going Out Edition

College Wardrobe Essentials

My College Wardrobe Essentials post is my most popular blog post every year, but I haven’t updated it since 2019. Here’s a more in-depth and helpful version, more aligned with current college fashion. While everyone has a different sense of style, here's my recommendations on the clothing items every college girl should have in their… Continue reading College Wardrobe Essentials

Best Amazon Active Wear

As a college student on a budget, amazon is an amazing resources for getting pretty much everything. Especially because the student plan is free for the first six months. I also try and take full advantage of the free gym membership and classes that I receive while on campus. Which combined with my athleisure style,… Continue reading Best Amazon Active Wear

7 Sorority Recruitment DONT’S

If you’re considering going through sorority recruitment, you’re bound to have gotten advice from friends/family/siblings/etc. Or you’ve begun researching recruitment and what it’s like. Regardless, it feels like everyone wants to tell you what to do, instead of what NOT to do. Here’s my list of sorority recruitment dont’s than anyone considering rushing should know.… Continue reading 7 Sorority Recruitment DONT’S

How to Pick the Perfect College Roomate

It’s early April, which means lots of people are receiving their college acceptance letters. With acceptance letters and choosing a college, comes filling out housing contracts. When considering housing options for your freshman year of college, it’s important to consider what the roommate situation will be like. Here is my guide to having the perfect… Continue reading How to Pick the Perfect College Roomate

50 Things to Do While Social Distancing

It's ya girl Katelyn. Back again with another post during this wonderful period of social distancing and lounging around at home. I'm officially on day 9, though this post won't be live until day 11. I made it to day 3 before I had a tiny mental breakdown and repainted my entire room with a… Continue reading 50 Things to Do While Social Distancing

Online Classes 101: Quarantine Edition

This is definitely not a post I ever thought I’d need to make. But I think this is a time a lot of us never thought we would go through. As an asthmatic, staying isolated and safe is even more important for me. So I wasn’t completely upset with the shift to online classes for… Continue reading Online Classes 101: Quarantine Edition

College Health and Fitness Routine

This one is a little different for me because I don’t always consider myself to be super knowledgeable about health and fitness. But my big new years resolution for this year was to work on myself. This included my physical health, my mental health, my diet, my organization and time management and so much else.… Continue reading College Health and Fitness Routine

How to Balance Everything in College

I have the absolute busiest schedule ever this semester. I’m currently taking 18 credit hours, working as a student assistant for one of the university departments, working as a undergraduate teaching assistant, and babysitting about once a week. Add on to that workload that I am also still active in my sorority, which means at… Continue reading How to Balance Everything in College

How to Have a Productive Winter Break

Well were officially almost to winter break. I get done on the 6th this year and I don’t have to be back until January 11th. So i have over a month off from school. That’s still so crazy to me. With that though, it’s important to remember that while winter break should be a break… Continue reading How to Have a Productive Winter Break

November Blogging Report

I took a break from the blog for November too focus on school. Subsequently, the blogging report reflects that. Regardless, here is my blogging report for November. Views: 404 Viewers: 264 Income: $0.00 I didn’t really post any affiliate items this month and the blog got very little traffic because I took a complete break.… Continue reading November Blogging Report

The Ultimate College Gift Guide

My gift guide last year is my most popular post to date. If you want to check it out its here. As trends and items change each year there were tons of new items to feature this year. Here's my list of Christmas gift ideas for the year. They'll be sorted by interest and price… Continue reading The Ultimate College Gift Guide

College Night Routine

I've been super busy with classes the past two weeks and haven't had the chance to write any new posts. I honestly don't really know when this one will go up but hopefully soon. Anyway, I guess I should get to the point. Here's my update college night routine for this year. If you want… Continue reading College Night Routine

10 Amazon Products for Students

Amazon is one of the leading online retailers in the world. As it continues to grow and institute new policies, one stands out most. That is amazon prime. Two day free shipping is an incredible commodity for students living in dorm without access to cars for shopping. As a student, you even get free 6… Continue reading 10 Amazon Products for Students

25 Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween less than a month out, so it's about time to start brainstorming costume ideas if you haven't yet. Halloween is a whole weekend if not two here in college. This means you end up needing multiple costumes to get you through the different events. Even if you don't go to frat parties and such,… Continue reading 25 Halloween Costume Ideas

5 Tips for the Perfect College Schedule

Creating the perfect schedule in college can be a challenging thing to learn to do. Especially since as a freshman you get nearly no control of you schedule. You’ll like be in some 8 am classes, you’ll have awkward time gaps, you’ll have class during major meal times, it will seem a mess. But as… Continue reading 5 Tips for the Perfect College Schedule

College Study Routine

I’m writing this during week 2 of the semester (though you’re reading this on week 5) here at Ohio State. As I’m now in mostly major classes, assignments started coming in this week and we’ve stared a few of our projects for the semester. This means that I’ve already launched into my normal college study… Continue reading College Study Routine

How to Avoid the Freshman 15

As you enter college, many students lose out on the home cooking they’ve come to know. Additionally, no one is monitoring what they eat, making it much easier to eat junk food. Metabolisms also begin to slow as you age out of your teens and into your twenties. All of these combined help create the… Continue reading How to Avoid the Freshman 15

College Wardrobe Essentials

Hi! While this post still rings true, check out my updated 2021 version here When you've never been to college before, it can be daunting to figure out what clothes you will need. While everyone has a different sense of style, here's my recommendations on the clothing items every college girl should have in their… Continue reading College Wardrobe Essentials

Budgeting as a College Student

When it comes to handling personal finances, most college students just bumble their way along and hope for the best. But this practice is so detrimental. It's so much better to start learning how to handle your money when you're in college, often before you have too many bills to pay. Additionally, future you will… Continue reading Budgeting as a College Student

How to Make Money Shopping

When people think about saving money when shopping or sticking to a budget, they never truly think about how they can MAKE money buying their groceries. As a college student who's trying to not go broke grocery shopping, here are the tips and ways I found to not only save money on groceries but to… Continue reading How to Make Money Shopping

How To Survive 8ams in College

Oh the dreaded 8 am class, the bane of the college student's existence. Unfortunately, the likelihood that any student will make it through college without ever experiencing an 8 am is slim. While most 8 ams are taken by freshmen as they schedule last, occasionally required classes will only be offered at this time and… Continue reading How To Survive 8ams in College

5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

Freshman year of college is arguably the hardest. You're often living somewhere new, with more independence, and taking academically rigorous courses. That being said, there's a lot of great things about starting college as well. Here's my 5 things every college freshman should know. 1. Take school seriously I know it can be hard when… Continue reading 5 Things Every College Freshman Should Know

How to Prepare for the First Day of College

Classes are about to start for the semester and for new and returning students, the day can be daunting. Here are a few tips to have a great first day. Read Your Syllabus Many classes will release the syllabus in advance of the class so that students can start finding textbooks and understand class expectations… Continue reading How to Prepare for the First Day of College

5 Tips to Start the Semester Off Right

Fall semester is about to start, and a lot of students start each semester with good intentions. Everyone wants to do well academically and have a good time doing so. Here's my top five ways to set yourself up for success this semester. 1. Get Organized One of the best ways to start out a… Continue reading 5 Tips to Start the Semester Off Right

Top 5 College Side Hustles

College can be an expensive time of life. Between tuition, books, food, Greek life, concerts, Uber's, and others the costs can start to add up. Read below for five ways to earn a little extra money in college. 1. Care.com If you have a car on campus this is the probably the easiest way to… Continue reading Top 5 College Side Hustles

7 Apps Every College Student Needs

The one thing a college kid (or really anyone nowadays) has with them at all times is their phone. Here's a few apps to help you with daily tasks and staying on top of your academics. (disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links from which I earn a small commission at no extra cost to… Continue reading 7 Apps Every College Student Needs

Complete Dorm Packing List

College starts up next month, meaning incoming freshman should probably starting buying their dorm supplies. If you're just looking for a list of the most important things (aka what to splurge on) or on what you don't need feel free to check out my earlier posts here and here. Without further ado here's the complete… Continue reading Complete Dorm Packing List

College Dorm Essentials

Dorm shopping is upon us and stores are stocked with everything you will need to go back to school. College is different to high school when it comes to supplies though, as many students will move away from home and into a dorm. While there's plenty of things you don't need for your dorm (see… Continue reading College Dorm Essentials

College Prep: Freshman Year

With July coming towards an end, August is coming up and that means heading back to school. When it comes to starting your freshman year if college, there can be a lot of uncertainty about what to expect and how to prepare. Housing Start off by thinking about your housing situation. If you're like a… Continue reading College Prep: Freshman Year

What You DON’T Need for your Dorm

With college starting up in the fall, many freshmen students are starting to shop for all their dorm stuff. If you're anything like me or my friends, you've probably scrolled through every Pinterest post you could find on what to pack for your dorm, but truth is a lot of those posts are outdated or… Continue reading What You DON’T Need for your Dorm

Sorority Recruitment 101

While it may be just summer, the school year is quickly approaching and with it one of the most nerve racking times for many girls (besides the first day obviously) rush. Many schools do main rush in the fall, but make sure you check with yours because some favor spring rush. At Ohio State, this… Continue reading Sorority Recruitment 101

Christmas Gifts for College Students

With Christmas in less than 40 days everyone is starting to figure out what gifts they are getting for all the special people in their lives. One of the hardest groups to shop for are college students. At that weird age between child and adult it is hard to figure out what this group loves.… Continue reading Christmas Gifts for College Students

How I Take Notes On My IPad Pro

Everyone knows that technology has become a crucial portion of higher education, and in attempts to level the playing field, Ohio State decided to give its entire incoming freshmen class IPad Pros. But not only did we get an IPad, they also gave us Apple Pencils, cases and attachable keyboards. Plus they gave us a… Continue reading How I Take Notes On My IPad Pro

Summer Makeup Routine

With school out of session, summer has finally come to a start. Well summer offers a break from school, for me it also offers a break to my skin. During the summer I adopt a much lighter and more natural makeup look, less focused on looking my best, and more focused on feeling my best.… Continue reading Summer Makeup Routine