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Flashbacks Through a Camera Lens: Why It’s Hard to Forget But Easy to Help

It’s been 4 years. Life isn’t about the things you have and the money you make, it’s about the people you meet, the relationships you create and the happiness you maintain. After all, what’s the point of having the nicest … Continue reading

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Internship Basics: Research the Company

It’s that time of the year again — students are getting scheduled for interviews from companies and organizations for summer internships. I’ve been involved in enough interviews, both on the interviewee and interviewer side, to know a thing or two … Continue reading

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Basics of Search Engine Marketing [INFOGRAPHIC]

A few days ago AJ Resnick from SMG Search, the SEO arm of Starcom MediaVest Group, was the guest speaker in my Digital Advertising class. AJ and I worked together on a few Chicago Red Cross campaigns due to SMG Search’s generous campaign support in paid … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day & the Last 67

67 days ago I posted my last blog post. Ouch. In those 67 days, a New Year snuck up and caught me by surprise, the Chicago Blizzard tried to blow me away, I did not receive the job of my … Continue reading

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Hope is the Universal Truth – A Glimpse at the Life of a Red Cross Intern

I’ve never been one to preach about looking for signs in your life. I don’t analyze a relationship and declare that there are “clear signs that we are meant to be”. I don’t feel a connection when I talk about … Continue reading

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True Life: Superheroes Aren’t Real

Stress is basically a disconnection from the earth, a forgetting of the breath. Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important. Just lie down. —Natalie Goldberg I have come to the realization … Continue reading

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Starbucks Frappuccino vs McDonald’s Frappé

If you haven’t already noticed, the war between Starbucks and McDonald’s coffee has officially gotten serious. It’s a rare day that you don’t see some type of advertisement for one of the two. Starbucks launched their However-You-Want-It Starbucks Frappuccino Happy Hour from … Continue reading

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