Advice

What Your Mom Wants on Mother’s Day

It’s May, which means that school is coming to an end, graduation is around the corner and that special day to celebrate your mother is this weekend. Even though you should honor your mother every day, Mother’s Day is on May 10, so be sure to do something special for her.  If you haven’t bought

How to Make a Virtual Internship Work

As more and more companies find cost-effective ways to make the most of their employment opportunities, the availability and flexibility virtual internships have to offer are becoming the new norm. While traditional 9-5 internships give you that real world work experience you don’t seem to learn in a classroom, virtual internships combine the best of

The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

Social media is a huge part of our social life. It is fun and a great way to keep in touch with loved ones and friends. But it can especially be tricky when you begin job hunting. Make sure you know the do’s and dont’s of social media. 1. Familiarize Yourself with Privacy Settings This is very

SOS: How to Ask for Help!

I Wish I Knew is a series of personal essays written by the courageous young female ambassadors of UChic. Learn how to survive and thrive during your freshman year from girls who have been through it. This week we are featuring UChic blogger and ambassador Alexis Grippi. Grippi is a student at Immaculata University. Freshman

Can This Nail Polish Prevent Sexual Assault?

In 2014, four male undergraduate students from North Carolina State University began to develop an idea. The students wanted to create something that would help empower women and protect them against date rape drugs. The students began to develop color-changing nail polish that could determine if a woman’s drink had been laced with common date

Learn How to Make Mistakes

A mistake may be negative during and briefly after, but the negativity and emotional distress surrounding a mistake does dissipate over time. High school and college are very stressful times and although we all strive for perfection, we often make many mistakes. Instead of dwelling about mistakes made, try viewing them as an opportunity for

Gotta Know It: 5 Tech Terms Every Teen Should Know

Most of us can’t imagine living in a world without machines. Whether we admit it or not we are all dependent on technology in some way, shape, or form. However, not all of us know how to talk about the technology we use. Whether you are a tech hater or you plan on being the

Friends with Benefits: Meeting New BFFs is Scary but Worth it

I Wish I Knew is a series of personal essays written by the courageous young female ambassadors of UChic. Learn how to survive and thrive during your Freshman Year from girls who have been through it. This week we are featuring UChic blogger and ambassador Ana Berkovich. Berkovich is a student at Missouri State University.

6 Ways to Eliminate Social Media Anxiety

You love tagging family members in pictures, posting silly photos on your friend’s wall and tweeting inside jokes with your best friend, but buried deep underneath all the fun and games in your social media world, lies a darker realm. Sometimes social media becomes the cause of our stress, worry, anxiety or low self-esteem. Here

Four Things That Are Draining Your Bank Account

It’s Friday night and your girlfriends invited you out for a couple of drinks at a new bar that just opened up around campus. Although your heart screams yes, your mind decides to think logically and check your bank account. You realize that your paycheck isn’t looking so hot and you still have a couple
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