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How A Video Journalist Turned Her Love of Food Into YouTube Views

Katie Quinn will be the first person to tell you that she loves food. Like really loves food. She believes that food provides a unique perspective into any culture and connects communities and people.

This New York City based food enthusiast loves food so much that she has made a thriving career out of it. Every week she shares her passion for food on her YouTube channel, where she shares recipes, adventures and explorations of new cultures. So far, she’s garnered nearly a half million views.

This top video journalist, and Miami University alum, cut her chops producing, filming and editing videos for NBC’s TODAY.com and as a correspondent with NowThis News. When she’s not recording videos, exploring new restaurants or experimenting with new recipes, you might catch her talking about food on NBC’s Today Show or The Meredith Vieira Show.

We sat down with Katie to learn more about her love of food, her story and how to produce great content for YouTube.

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How One Artist Is Creating A World We All Want

Artist Amber Rae is hell-bent on changing the world for the better. To do this, she’s enlisting the support of communities across the globe to create public spaces that spark honest reflection and dialogue.

With her global art project The World We Want, she invites the public to share their vision for themselves and the world they want to experience on large public installations. The goal of the project is to invite communities to connect more deeply to themselves and each other. 

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How One Young Entrepreneur Is Changing Lives One Headband At A Time

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the Make-A-Wish foundation, she would spend time with young children battling life threatening illnesses. One thing she noticed was that young girls who lost their hair from chemotherapy treatment preferred to to wear headbands instead of wigs. Inspired by the courage of the young girls and seeing a void to fulfill their wishes, Jessica created Headbands of Hope.

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The One Secret To Making Your New Year’s Resolution Stick

This guest post is from Bassam Tarazi, a nationally recognized author, speaker, and a world traveler who has visited more than 60 countries.

Here it is. A new year. The year everything is supposed to change in your life. How’s it going? Can you feel the metamorphosis?

Ok, well it doesn’t have to start today today, right? I mean, you might be a little tired to start right away. You’ll start tomorrow. The year is long! Well, maybe not tomorrow. Why not wait until the weekend?

And so Day 1 of a new year covertly turns into Day 4 and 5 without your knowing. Before you know it, half of the month gone, and the pressure to change something in your life mounts.

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The After Class Startup: 5 Ways To Explore Entrepreneurship Without Dropping Out

On college campuses across the world, entrepreneurship is hot. And you want in. Well, not all in.

Maybe your schedule is already jammed with classes, extracurriculars and commitments to student organizations. Or, perhaps you aren’t out to disrupt an industry or create the next Snapchat. But you do have an idea and want to see if it will work.

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5 Secrets to Landing Your Dream Internship

For a college student, securing a great internship can be a game changer. It can be the difference between getting a job after graduation, or being unemployed.

As founder of The Hired Group, Ryan Kahn has helped more than 2,000 college students secure internships with top companies including Google, MTV, Apple, Sony Entertainment, Morgan Stanley, the Cleveland Indians and more.

A nationally recognized career coach, TV personality and author, Ryan knows first-hand how students can stand out in their internship search and land the job of their dreams. He joined us to share some tips and advice.

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How College Students Can Build Their Network: Tips From A Professional Wingman

Thomas Edwards has the best title ever: The Professional Wingman. This twenty-something has a gift for networking and building relationships that last. Especially the romantic kind.

He’s so good at his work that outlets like the Wall Street Journal, CNN and Cosmopolitan have compared him to the romantic comedy character Will Smith portrayed in the 2005 film,  “Hitch.” We talked with the Philadelphia University graduate about how college students can successfully build relationships and expand their network.

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