The Value Of An Internship

"I need your young, smart millennial mind to teach me," is something I hear my boss at UP tell me. Between the other marketing intern and myself, we present him with learning opportunities and creative angles in his marketing efforts. Just like he tasks me with projects that help me learn the company, our shows … Continue reading The Value Of An Internship

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Farewell London Rooftop Boy

The sun is high in the sky, and it has just hit noon on Friday afternoon. I'm sitting on the rooftop of the hostel's building in Wicker Park. London boy finally came back from a party he went to the night before. "You should keep a blog for your summer," he says. "I already have … Continue reading Farewell London Rooftop Boy

Two Irish Lads And Me

Hello, blogger world! It sure has been a while since I've written. Currently, I am sitting inside IHSP Hostel in Chicago. I arrived on Monday to spend a week exploring and hanging out before I move into University Center near the loop and start my summer internship at the marketing office of a very well … Continue reading Two Irish Lads And Me

12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

Imagine that you’re alone, standing at the top of the Eiffel Tour just as the sun sets. What goes through your mind at that very moment? As your eyes wander, do you feel a sense of peace and excitement standing there alone? There are many benefits to traveling alone. Here are 12 things I’ve gained … Continue reading 12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

Single Girl Chronicles

They say you have to kiss a lot of frogs to find your prince. The last few "frogs" I have kissed are more like toads. They are not even worthy of being called frogs. That is how bad my luck has gone with the last few guys in the picture. Each one only played a … Continue reading Single Girl Chronicles

Let the Memories Count the Miles and Never Be Forgotten

Its the day after Christmas. My flight out of Midway Airport in Chicago landed at 9:30 a.m. on the 23. My The Academy Is Almost Here 10 Year Anniversary Tour adventures have come to an end. As I write this, I am sitting in my room listening to the "Fast Times" album on vinyl. Chicago … Continue reading Let the Memories Count the Miles and Never Be Forgotten

The Writers Weren’t Kidding

"Weekend warriors and our best friends, The writers weren't kidding but the good things will live in our hearts." This is more than just a famous lyric from "Down and Out" by The Academy Is... This is what the Almost Here 10 year anniversary tour means to me. One of my biggest regrets is never … Continue reading The Writers Weren’t Kidding