Blog for College Girls

From making the transition to dorm life to establishing new friendships and staying true to your values, this blog is written by college-aged girls and covers all of the ups, downs and in-betweens of higher education.

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Wanna Spring Break Your Way?

Two words that bring to mind all the beaches, bars, and bikinis you can imagine. From movies, Instagram, or even…

Forging My Own Path: My Gap Year

Out of the 86 students in my graduating class, 30 opted to take a gap year before going on to…

So, You're About to be a Freshman Again

This upcoming fall will mark the beginning of my junior year in college. However, I can remember my junior year…

Dating App Fail

It’s summer!, Which means, finally time for lazy days in the sun, family barbeques, and maybe even a quick summer…

When Transferring Becomes the Next Right Thing

High school for me was a pretty negative experience, and as a result, I made a swift decision to apply…

What I Learned from My Semester Abroad

Touching down in New York’s JFK airport, everything about this familiar place felt strange. I had spent 4 months studying…

How Reading Has Helped Me Destress

With school coming up, it’s easy to get overwhelmed with adjusting to a whole new set of teachers, new classes,…

The Ultimate College Packing List

Anyone who knows me knows that my world would stop if it wasn’t for my calendar and my plethora of…

11 Things That Piss Me Off

1. “The thing that really grinds my gears is when people are flat out rude to you for no reason.…

May Is Mental Health Awareness Month And Now, More Than Ever, It Is Time To Pay Attention

Mental health touches everyone. The topic of mental health is not always easy. It is not fun, because it is…

10 Things NOT To Say to Someone About Their Appearance

This week is Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and the theme this year is “It’s Time to Talk About It.” Eating…

Election Reflection, Anonymous

As a little girl, one single image came to mind when I pictured the president of the United States of…

An Open Letter to the Friends Who Turned On Me In High School

Dear Friends Who Turned on Me in High School, xx I’m not sure why it happened. And quite frankly, that…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Chloe!

Meet Chloe Angelina Winston, of the Real Deal Girls Project. She’s a Psychology major at American University and will graduate in…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Lauren!

Meet Lauren Levey, of the Real Deal Girls Project.  She’s a pre-med student at Quinnipiac University and will graduate in…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Emily!

Meet Emily Katz, of the Real Deal Girls Project.  She recently graduated with a degree in Management and Leadership from Miami University.…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Alexa!

Meet Alexa Alpaugh, of the Real Deal Girls Project.  She graduated just a few short months ago from Shippensburg University…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Hilary!

Meet Hilary, of the Real Deal Girls Project. She’ll graduate with a  degree in Forensic Science from Mercy College in…

Real Deal Girls Project: Meet Leah!

Meet Leah Schwanke, of the Real Deal Girls Project. She has an Associates degree in Nutrition and Diet Therapy and a…

What I Learned From Watching "He's Just Not That Into You"

What I Learned From Watching “He’s Just Not That Into You” For anyone who hasn’t seen this movie, particularly single…

What It Feels Like

Everyone experiences anxiety. We have to, or we would all get hit by a bus or eaten by a lion…

An Open Letter to the Friends Who Turned on Me in High School

Dear Friends Who Turned on Me in High School, I’m not sure why it happened. And quite frankly, that isn’t…

Eating Disorder Awareness Week

When I hear the words “Eating Disorder”, so many things go through my head. A sort of obsession around the…

Back to School

Something I have discovered about myself is that I am not good at going back to school. Whether the semester…

Sick of Being Sick

I am a person who in the first decade and a half of my life experienced a fever maybe three…

Living With Anxiety

I always believed nothing in the world was worse than having anxiety. There is nothing like a panic attack, where…

Becoming Myself

I guess I was just detached. When you’re young, the concept of self-awareness is almost irrelevant. You can be what…

No Kids, No Pets, No Plants

Hello world, Life has been crazy, thus the absence from blogging. But lo and behold I am back! This is…

Being a Psychology Major

Being a psychology major is something I enjoy, with the exception of the statistics classes, which I do NOT enjoy.…

My New Life as a Single Girl

For two years I was in a relationship with someone who I thought, was an amazing guy. Do not get…