Swimsuit Styles to Look Forward to this Season

With the warmer weather approaching, we are all probably thinking about what swimsuits we will want to step out in during this season. I would like to focus on one pieces, because there are many cool styles that are in style. Free Society Swimsuit This black and white swimsuit has a cool shape. Leith Colorblock…

Mentoring Matters: How to support students of color in academia

I am a part of the Online Publications Team for the Society for Research on Adolescence. I get to blog about my research and any other relevant topics up until the next conference in 2020! I would like to share my blog post about why mentoring matters, especially for students of color. Enjoy and follow…

Trends: Animal Print is Back In

While we could argue that animal print never really went away, there has been a recent surge in animal print wear, in everything from outerwear to accessories. It even made the list in trends for Spring 2019. We are seeing things like snakeskin, tiger and zebra print try to overtake the classic leopard print in…

Academic Conferences 101: What you Need to Know

Conferences are a part of the academic experience for many reasons. They are a great way to get yourself out there and present your work to your peers in the field. There are tons of conferences that happen each year, and I wanted to share some information on how to make the most out of…

Spring 2019 Fashion: What’s In for this Season?

According to Elle Fashion, these are some of the trends that are IN for Spring 2019! Happy shopping!   Beige A lot of beige is coming in for this Spring Season. You can try the head-to-toe tan look (like the woman in the photo), or if that is too much for you, the tan can…

Being a Woman in Academia

Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash What is it like to be a woman in academia? I am glad you asked. It is an interesting dynamic that exists between men and women and between women and other women. I think it is pretty well known that more women are attending colleges and universities and are the most educated,…

Shoedazzle: My Weakness

Shoedazzle: My Weakness Shoes are probably my favorite article of clothing. I own the most shoes out of anything. Sometimes I buy shoes first and then match outfits to them. Anyone else guilty of that? One place that I have bought way too many shoes from is: Shoedazzle. It is an online shoe subscription where…

How I am Surviving my PhD Program

How I am Surviving my PhD Program Photo by Debby Hudson on Unsplash I am almost two years into my Social Work PhD program at Boston University. Time flies! Since I am reaching the end of my coursework, I wanted to share how I am making it through the program successfully. Self-Care I first learned this term when…