Playing The Role Of College Adviser/Best Older Sister

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Last week, I received a text message from my little brother that said: “No sé a qué universidades solicitar. ¿Me ayudas?” (I don’t know what universities to apply to. Would you help me out?)

As a recent post-grad and awesome big sister, I was happy to help. I replied with a tough question: “Claro. ¿Dónde te ves en los próximos años?” (Of course. Where do you see yourself in the next 4 years?)

I didn’t ask myself these types of things when I applied to colleges—and I wish someone would have.…

Welcome To Corporate Life: Population, Me

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I started working at a company in SoHo, New York 2 weeks ago. It isn’t what I pictured doing with a film and TV degree. I figured I’d be working with some production company, editing videos or reading scripts.

But like I said in my last post, this is just step one of my New York adventure—and I’ve already learned a lot about subjects I’d never been exposed to before.…