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New Year, New Chic: Getting Rid of Toxic Friends

We've officially kicked off 2013, and it’s time for a new year and a new you. Sometimes it can be difficult to make resolutions and actually keep them, but whether or not we choose to set personal goals for ourselves, there is always something we can do to work on bettering our lives.

Have you ever sat down and really considered the people you are surrounding yourself with? Your peers are a huge factor in determining the direction you are headed in, and it is easier than you think to become blinded by toxic friendships.

Time Management 101

It's no exaggeration that the beginning of a new semester can be hard to manage. Throw in your goals for the new year, and it can get downright challenging.

Between your classes, schoolwork, extracurricular activities, internships/work and “me time," what about your New Year’s resolution to get back to the gym? How on Earth do you fit all of it into just one day?

It seems like there are simply not enough hours to do it all and yet you still need to get all of it done.

New Year, New Chic: Easy Lifestyle Changes

Let’s face it, keeping New Year’s resolutions can be a bit of a challenge. Whether your goal is to lose a few extra pounds, make better grades or something as simple as just exercising more, it is easy to get caught up in the chaos of everyday life and let those resolutions fall to the wayside.

Instead of focusing on diet plans, exercise routines and just improving your grades, why not focus on a lifestyle change that will help you accomplish all of the above and help you in the future?

U Chic Approved: Society 6

I recently moved into a new apartment and am desperately looking for awesome yet affordable ways to add some character. My newest obsession for wall decorations is Society 6.

New Year, New Chic: Dress for Success

Whether you’re graduating or if you’re going to be a rising senior, you’re going to be going on job interviews. Having a professional wardrobe is incredibly important if you want to make a good first impression on a potential employer.

Have no idea what to wear? We’ve put together some tips to help you get that job!

New Year, New Chic: New Recipes to Try

With the start of 2013, we’re all trying to find foods and meals that fit our new resolutions to be healthier, but that also fit our needs as busy college students.

This can sometimes be a challenge, especially emotionally. It can be very hard to convince yourself to go home and cook something when you’re starving and there’s a burger joint or sub shop calling your name.

New Year, New Chic: Start a Yoga Practice!

Do you prefer the word "intention" to the word "resolution?" Is one of those "intentions" to breathe more and stress less, to gain flexibility of mind and body, to incorporate more balance into your life or to have a daily practice that can act as a barometer of how you're doing and coping with the daily pressures of being a college student? Did anyone get you a yoga mat or uber chic leggings for the holidays?

5 Tips to Succeed This Semester

While the start of a new semester can be a fresh and exciting beginning, it can also be overwhelming and stressful time.

By getting organized, healthy, rested, outfitted and active, you can overcome this initial anxiety and put your best foot forward. So, give yourself the tools to make this your best semester yet!

New Year, New Chic: The Importance of Looking the Part

It’s no secret that college students tend to take the relaxed route with their attire for classes and club meetings. Somewhere along the line, higher education became associated with lower wardrobe expectations.

Freshmen everywhere fall victim to the “I can wear my pajamas to class” concept and never break the habit. While sweatpants and messy buns may be comfortable, they definitely do not make the best impression. Every time you interact with a professor, an adviser or even peers during club meetings, you are interacting with someone who has the potential to help you in your future career endeavors.

High Tide in Miami: My Trip to the National Championship

Standing in the student section on the third row, I buried my face in my Alabama jersey trying to process what was about to happen with just seconds to spare. Georgia was about to score a touchdown and it would’ve been the end of the road for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Just then, I peeked up to look at the field and noticed the Alabama football players and coaches started running toward the field. I flashed at the scoreboard and saw that the clock had run out before the Bulldogs could make another play. Alabama won the SEC Title and was headed back to the BCS National Championship!

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