What It’s Really Like: I Fell in Love With My Last Choice School

The University of Georgia was my last choice.

Like, way at the bottom of the list. I had no desire to attend a university in the South. In fact, I really only applied to The University of Georgia to appease my parent’s wishes.

I wanted to head north.

The 17th-century brick buildings, tree-lined quads, and riding boots as far as the eye could see, attracted me to schools that rhymed with Drown and Carnard. Of the 12 or so colleges that I applied to, only two were in Georgia: The University Of and another not-to-be-named college that had such an easy application, my mother filled it out.

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#aboutmeLIVE with Illustrator + Animator Rachel Ryle

Rachel Ryle has set Instagram on fire.

With over 500,000 followers, this extraordinarily talented illustrator, animator and storyteller is winning and in demand.

The Boulder-based artist is so much in demand that she was number one on Buzzfeed’s most creative Instagram accounts, MTV says she’s changing the way we see the world and she’s working with top brands like Starbucks to help them connect deeper with their customers.

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campus Magazine – Volume 1

It’s back to school time.

Across the country, students are returning to their college campus, connecting with new roommates, gearing up for classes and maybe partying just a little.

We created campus to help students excel on and off campus. To that end, this month we debut volume 1 of campus Magazine.

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campus Rewind 7.15.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

Will you send an email this week? If so, this is a must read.  Read more →

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campus Rewind 7.8.15

Here are some of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

Email is quite simple. If you don’t make a great first impression, you’ll get deleted. But that’s for amateurs. You’re a pro. We’ve got a hack that will get your emails noticed. Read more →

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Campus Rewind 6.24.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

We sat down with Ryan Kahn of The Hired Group to learn about what it really takes to secure a job today. Turns out your first impression is key and your network is your net worth, so you better work it.Read more →

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Campus Rewind 6.17.15

Here are a few of our must-reads from about.me’s campus.

The secret skill you need to get hired isn’t so secret anymore. Want to stand out? Learn to code. Here are three reasons why whether you’re a business student or a history major, having some HTML knowledge can help you out on the job hunt.  Read more →

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