Are YOU Overpaying At Target? I Went To 5 Different Target Stores To Find Out

After investigating which of the several grocery stores in my area had the cheapest groceries, I wanted to dig deeper. Would the same store in the same geographic location have the same prices for their groceries? I chose Target for this experiment. There are 5 Target stores with a Minneapolis address, each in different neighborhoods. I made up my grocery list of staple items in many white Americans. Pasta and pasta sauce, apples, milk, ground beef, etc.


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Cooking And Eating When You Live Alone

It can be challenging to grocery shop, plan meals, cook, eat, and clean up when its only you. Add in trying to make nutritious meals, try new ingredients, and avoid relying on take-out, and you’ve got a lot of work cut out for you. But living alone gives you the opportunity to learn, to try new things, and to be more independent, and that’s awesome! It is possible to cook and eat healthy, delicious meals when you live alone WITHOUT spending hundreds of dollars on groceries and dozens of hours in the kitchen.


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Should You Take Summer College Courses?

Quarantine has changed school for all of us. A lot of students (including me!) are trying to fill their summers with something other than their really cool internship or summer residency or volunteering or travel. I’ve taken a LOT of summer college courses, both in undergrad, and now I’ve got 6 credits of online grad school classes headed my way. Summer classes are sometimes known as the “easy way out”. But that’s not how I want to learn. I LOVE what I’m learning, so I WANT to dive in and get as much out of my summer courses as I can.


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Grow Your Public Speaking Confidence: Tips For College Students

Grow Your Public Speaking Confidence: Tips For College Students

Today, I’m sharing my best tips for growing your public speaking confidence! Anyone who has met me KNOWS that I love public speaking! But I didn’t always...I used to be scared of public speaking, and I know a lot of college students would rather write a 10 page paper than give a 10 minute speech. Being a confident public speaker can also open the doors for unique opportunities out in the real world and definitely looks AMAZING on your resume and cover letter.


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The Truth About My College Study Abroad

I'm talking about my college study abroad experience today! I traveled to South Africa and Namibia and it was the experience of a lifetime...but I'm learning to tell the truth: I really struggled with anxiety while I was abroad and most of the time I was there, I was truly miserable and wanting to come home!


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21 Journal Prompts To Get To Know Yourself

I've kept journals and diaries since I was little, and with everything that’s been going on lately, I’ve been turning more and more to journaling as my favorite way to self-care. I came up with 21 journal prompts to help me get to know myself better and to continue reflecting.


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PODCAST: Health-Care Student Burnout: Let’s Talk About It!

PODCAST: Health-Care Student Burnout: Let's Talk About It!

Though stress is inevitable, and a little stress can be a positive motivator, pretending that the misery that can come with feeling burned out is normal is a really quick way to feel alone and awful, awfully fast. Not to mention, it can mean ignoring symptoms of underlying mental health issues, which is never a good thing!


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