Thoughts, Travel, travel tips

Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should

Summer isn’t over yet and I’m already worrying about how I am going to occupy myself during winter and the slight seasonal depression that comes with it. My first thought is to escape to a warm island. Some people are busy planning their winter tropical getaways; however, many are not. They’re not going anywhere, even… Continue reading Americans Don’t Use Their Vacation Days, but They Should

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Three Things to Live by According to Carrie Ann Inaba

Have you ever been a fan of someone or been around someone that you knew you liked, but you were really taken back by how incredible the person is once you got to know them? That’s how I felt after a Q&A session I somehow got lucky enough to attend with Carrie Ann Inaba. On… Continue reading Three Things to Live by According to Carrie Ann Inaba

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Why Taking Photos is Important

“Millenials only see things through the lens of their cameras.” “Why don’t kids put down their cameras and live in the moment?” These are statements I’m sure most of us have heard or even thought—I can say I’ve done both. I actually just read an opinion article that determined that younger generations on their phones… Continue reading Why Taking Photos is Important

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Why People are Fabricating their Vacations

This is a friendly reminder to not compare yourself to others. We are all guilty of it to some degree, whether it’s about worrying how fast you graduate from college compared to your classmates, your income, where you live or even how quickly you can get married and have kids. A new concern being added… Continue reading Why People are Fabricating their Vacations

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Do You Know Who Your Real Friends Are?

Friendship is a topic I have previously talked about on here. It’s something I thought about a lot as I graduated from school and prepared to officially start my career. I’ve said it before, and I will say it again: I have some of the best, most loyal friends. However, I don’t think that’s too… Continue reading Do You Know Who Your Real Friends Are?

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Los Angeles: Wrapped Up

My visit to Los Angeles was a special networking trip through the Hofstra University Lawrence Herbert School of Communications. It was a “business trip,” if I may. We met a wide range of professionals from many well-known companies in the entertainment industry, learned a lot about where we see ourselves in the professional world and… Continue reading Los Angeles: Wrapped Up

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Goodbye Los Angeles!

That’s a wrap folks! Seven days of networking and two days of sightseeing have come and gone like a glimpse of a shooting star. Soon we will head to classes and get back to normal life, but I think we all will have an underlying twinkle within us, knowing how lucky we are to have… Continue reading Goodbye Los Angeles!

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LA Day 9: That’s a Wrap!

Our final da in L.A. was the perfect combination of networking and fun. We started the day off at one of ABC’s lots, where we received an in-depth analysis of how they marketed and created content for The Bachelor. They said that they create a lot of content in-house, and I feel like that definitely… Continue reading LA Day 9: That’s a Wrap!

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LA Day 8: Networking Day into Night

On our sixth day of networking the professionals gave to me…more knowledge! We started off the rainiest day yet at one of the top four talent agencies in L.A., ICM,  although it looked like an art museum instead. We met with a Hofstra alumnus who has been a talent agent there for seven years. He… Continue reading LA Day 8: Networking Day into Night

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LA Day 7: Life Lessons Learned

I stayed on Earth today, but that does not mean day five of networking was any less than incredible. The first meeting was with the senior vice president of the Gaumont Film Company, a French-established film studio, and her colleagues. Besides just telling us how they got to where they are and tips abut the… Continue reading LA Day 7: Life Lessons Learned