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Cash strapped? How you too can fund a study abroad trip!

Studying abroad is often said to be one of the most rewarding experiences of a person’s lifetime. You get to see incredible places, meet extraordinary people, and experience what it’s like to live in another country. It’s a great way to learn more about a country, gain global perspective, and learn another language. Travel can

5 ways to spend V-Day becoming the dreamer you want to be #LYD

Whether you are in a relationship and are planning a special dinner, or you are single and arranging a girl’s night out with all of your best friends, it is good to remember Valentine’s Day doesn’t just have to be about your relationships with others. Valentine’s Day can be a celebration of your relationship with yourself.

LYD Star: Beautiful Bodies Lead Singer Alicia Solombrino

Each week we will introduce you to our (LYD) Live Your Dream Stars. These awesome women are changing the world through their dreams. Through their stories, we hope to inspire you to live your dreams. This week we interviewed Alicia Solombrino the lead singer of Beautiful Bodies. The Beautiful Bodies have played with an array of

‘1000 Dreams’ Update: Ashlie is off to Study Russian in Kyrgyzstan

This fall after a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo we were able to fund 13 dreams of young women around the world. Some girls used the funding to help them pay for school books, another girl purchased a camera, and others used it for a study abroad program. For the next few months we will be

The Wrong Way to Pay Off Debt

I am the last person to dish out financial advice. By age 13, I successfully emptied an entire checking account after securing money from my Bat Mitzvah savings. I went through life ignoring pieces of mail from the bank and just crossing my fingers for a positive number in my account, and I still get

Get a jumpstart on your career! Apply to our Ambassador Program!

Get the inside scoop on ambassador happenings from UChic’s Content + Community Director Sowmya Krishnamurthy! 1. What is the UChic ambassador program? UChic’s ambassador program is for young women who dream big! We provide real-world work experience in journalism, content marketing and social media, an opportunity to give back AND a community of young women

Five Student Friendly Laptops for Your Gracie Case!

Remember the last time you went a day without using a computer to answer emails, read the news or shop online? We can’t either! That’s why we tracked down the highest rated and most affordable laptops-perfect for college and your Gracie Case. It seems like every season, there are new models, upgrades and updates in

How to deal with heartbreak during the Valentine’s Day Season

It’s not a lie when people say, “breaking up is hard to do.” It is. You spend part of your lifetime learning about this person that you’re with–growing together and making memories–and it’s upsetting when it all comes crashing down. But I can tell you from experience, time does heal everything, and it will get

The Simple Guide: How to apply for Scholarships

  So you are applying to college (or already in college), congrats! This is a great achievement, but one that can easily turn into a financial burden. Not many of us can afford tens of thousands of dollars each year to continue our education, but there are so many routes to help fund your educational

theSkimm: LYD Stars Danielle Weisberg & Carly Zakin

Each week we will introduce you to our (LYD) Live Your Dream Stars. These awesome women are changing the world through their dreams. Through their stories, we hope to inspire you to live your dreams.   This week we interviewed Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin, founders of theSkimm. Danielle and Carly met in Rome while