Students and Fashionistas: Staff Picks

Everyday at about.me we find more and more beautiful pages made by our amazing community. That’s why our Staff Picks page is constantly full of fascinating people and the pages that tell their stories. So if you haven’t checked our Staff Picks this week, have a quick peek at some of our favorites here. If you enjoy browsing their pages, don’t forget to leave them some compliments!

Lara Olmo de Miguel, a journalist and marketing trainee, heads up today’s post with her photo. Passionate about learning new things, when she’s not working Lara enjoys traveling, fashion and spending time in nature.

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about.me Trevis Harrold

From College Football to The Foreign Service: One Student’s Mission

Eastern Michigan University student Trevis Harrold has a backstory that makes you take notice.

A one-time NCAA Division I college football player, Trevis traded in the cleats of being a student-athlete to instead committing himself to public service.

With a double major in political science and economics, he has secured exclusive internships with the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Department of State in Kosovo and is heavily active in student government. A nationally recognized student leader who has the persistence of a football player and the mind of a government official, we’re confident Trevis will continue to do amazing things on campus and beyond. Read on to learn more about what inspires him and his story.

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Marija Mladenovic

How Music Helps Drive Discovery

Regardless of what language you speak, music is a constant between us all. For these three students, that’s definitely the case.  With varying studies from politics to hotel management, they always make time for their first love: music. Take a look into the lives of these three students to see how music helps them discover and pursue their other passions. 

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Meet 3 In Demand STEM Students Tackling Science

STEM is hot. More than ever, the demand for college graduates with a concentration in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education) is growing. STEM graduates are walking into a world with over 2 million jobs available.

With this sky high demand, we found three students who are determined to experiment their way to discovery through science, and snag one of those great careers.

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3 Students That Have Founder on Their Resume

Meet three guys who are students by day and entrepreneurs by night.

Targeting various industries, these young founders hope to disrupt the status quo and have fun while doing it.

Queen’s University student Michael Warshafsky, pictured in our header photo, is the founder of Encore. It’s an app that lets you relive your favorite concert experiences. Michael also has a passion for exploring new opportunities as he shadowed 60 different professionals in 60 days and chronicled it all online.

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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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3 Students That Show Their Spirit in the Classroom & On the Field

You see them on the field, in the gym, and you may even have a class with them. From early morning practices to late nights at the stadium, they’re always there supporting your team, your school. They bleed your school’s colors.

They’re the pride of your university; the school’s secret weapon – the cheer team.

Beyond having killer spirit finger skills, these three women are founders, future lawyers, PR gurus, and just so happen to cheer on the side.

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