Archives for July 23, 2009

¡Viva España! II – Wait, I have class?

*Note: Rachel is in Spain for the summer studying abroad. The adventures of an American in Spain will be featured here as her trip progresses.

By: Rachel Steinman, guest blogger

Traveling Abroad Part Dos!

So on my third week in Barcelona, I have finally gotten into the swing of things: in the afternoons, my friends and I either head over to the beach or go around doing the tourist thing. If you ever make it to Barcelona and enjoy [Read more…]

{Confessions of a PRetty Social Girl} Hi, My name is Gen-Y, will you hire me?

Image by Sasha H. Muradali. All Rights Reserved 2009.

Have you ever read Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist?

It’s a really interesting story about a shepherd boy who goes in search of his personal legend and lately I’ve been thinking about it a lot. I’m a Gen-Y you see, who is pretty much jobless and because of the recession it seems like I’m stuck in an endless spiral of confusion and complex whirlwinds I never imagined facing back in December 2008 when I was prepping to gradute.

I grew up with everyone telling me, ‘go to college, get a degree, get two in fact, work hard…you’ll land the job’ — well, a recession changes that now doesn’t it?

Do you ever sit down and wonder [Read more…]