Three Tips for Starting Your Personal Brand

By: Kathleen Venango For us seniors, we have reached the final days. It's mid-April, we are being inundated with final assignments, projects, papers, and exams. We are trying to balance our work in school, finishing our internships, and stressing over the job search. As aspiring public relations professionals, it almost feels like twice as much … Continue reading Three Tips for Starting Your Personal Brand

Is a personal website more important than ever?

Has anyone ever suggested to you to create a personal website other than LinkedIn? The thought of creating a website focusing on only you can be nerve-wracking at first. Don’t people see enough of your personal and professional life through other social media platforms? My opinion on a personal website changed after taking a Personal … Continue reading Is a personal website more important than ever?

The Queen’s English

A few days ago, I had the pleasure of hosting a student from England for a night, and in his honor my housemates and I threw a small party. Unfortunately for us, a few of the people that came managed to fulfill every negative stereotype that I think Europeans have of Americans, within about the … Continue reading The Queen’s English

Why Traveling Is Important For Both Our Personal And Professional Lives

I’m sure many of us have heard the phrase, “travel while you’re young,” and we often think that it’s not that easy. While in college, it sometimes seems that traveling would be impossible.  A lot of us are busy putting ourselves through school, working multiple jobs and trying to keep our grades up.  While the … Continue reading Why Traveling Is Important For Both Our Personal And Professional Lives

3 Savvy Steps to Starting Your Own Blog

With summer around the corner, you may have your summer plans to a T or are scrambling last minute to ensure you have a productive four months. Whether you are working, interning or traveling, it is valuable to have a personal project on the side to keep your creative juices flowing. One project, great for … Continue reading 3 Savvy Steps to Starting Your Own Blog

5 Truths About the Brand of "ME"

There is no denying it, we are each our own individual brand. We may not be completely conscious of this, but it is indeed true. We have all of the components of corporate brands and then some. If a brand is what people are saying about you when you aren't around, the brand of "Me" is the … Continue reading 5 Truths About the Brand of "ME"

Declutter Your Life

At this point of the year, your brain is full to bursting with knowledge you may or may not ever use again (unless you're taking all PR classes, then you're just bursting with fabulous knowledge you'll be grateful for forever)--am I right? Before you have an inevitable mental breakdown, let me offer you some tips … Continue reading Declutter Your Life