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Tips for Landing an Internship in D.C.

Eight years ago, I arrived in D.C., fresh out of college and ready to begin my internship at a local PR firm. Now, I am in a position where I can hire interns (something that I am very happy to have the opportunity to do!) As a result, I’ve spoken to lots of students and seen a lot of resumes. I’ve also experienced the range of intern quality and performance. There are a few key things that I look for in applicants which I thought I would share. These things aren’t necessarily related to academics, but for me, in my line of work, they are just as important.

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A Castle in the Clouds on the Amalfi Coast: Staying at the Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi

We stayed at what I nicknamed our “castle in the clouds” and the most beautiful hotel I’ve ever experienced, called the Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi, which is a hotel built high above the town of Almalfi on the cliff’s edge, accessible via elevator from an innocuous entrance at street level.

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How to Tell if He's Serious About You

In my last post, I talked about the importance of adding focus to your dating life if you’re looking for a serious relationship.

The crux of my post was, if you want a serious relationship, admit that to yourself and don’t waste time on guys that aren’t demonstrating serious interest in you.

But how can you tell if a guy is “serious” about you?

Sometimes that can be super hard.

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Dating With Direction: One Way to Add Focus to Your Dating Life

Are you at a point in your dating life where you’re trying to seriously date and all you’re finding are guys who want to “Netflix and chill”?

Are you dating guys that just want to “hang out” and are taking forever to decide if they want to be “exclusive”?

In this age of Tinder and online dating, where anyone can effortlessly access a catalogue of potential dating prospects, there is a ton of distraction, and people treat dates like they’re disposable, because technically, they are.

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Where to Eat in Washington, D.C.

I've lived in the DC area for the past 8 years. (OMG I feel old!) Below I have organized some of my favorite restaurants according to food category. There are so many wonderful restaurants in DC and I wish I could list all of my favs! If you are going to be in the area and have a question about a restaurant, feel free to contact me! If I haven’t been there, chances are I know someone who has and we can give you an honest review.

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How to Create More Time In Your Day

Do you ever feel like you don't have enough time in your day to get everything you want to accomplished? Do you ever wish there were more hours in a day?

I'm sure we've all felt like that at some point (I certainly have) and I wanted to share with you a case study to show how I've literally saved myself 1.5 hours of time in my typical work day to help you spur some ideas for how you can maximize your time too!

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Practicing Resiliency in Life

I came across an article the other day about the power of resiliency and how that can take you to new heights in your career. I completely agree with that premise. In fact, I think that resiliency can take you to new heights in LIFE, not just your career. What is resilience? It's the ability to bounce back from challenges. Kind of like a rubber band--you can stretch it all you want and it will still bounce back to its original shape.

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