Our 15 Favorite Posts Of 2015

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Hello 2016 and good-bye 2015! You know the old saying a lot can happen in year? Well a lot has happened to us. We each had our highs and lows, but we're still making it. We're both hoping that 2016 will be a great year. We want to thank all of our readers for staying with us another year  and we hope that in 2016 you will receive a job, a promotion,  get one step closer to receiving your degree. To recap 2015, we decided to list some of our favorite post from this year.

1.  40 Things I've Accomplished in College 
Shannah puts the focus on what really matters -what you've accomplished! Read all of the big and small milestones she's reached in the last few years and tell us your own.

2. What you need to know about financial aid
If you're wondering how you're going to be paying for college, then this is the post for you. I've gathered information about loans, grants, and scholarships all in one place.

3. Back to School on a Budget. trendy n cheap fashion

Most of us are living on a ramen noodle budget in college. This post was meant to help us ladies ball on a budget. I rounded up some of my favorite places to window shop for clothes, shoes, and accessories. All of these stores listed will keep you looking chic without spending all of your cash.

4.  Meet Sam of Traveling Sam K 
I really wanted to introduce you all to Sam because she is living the dream right now! Working abroad has always been a personal goal of mine (how else could I leave abroad?) and finding out that I knew someone who was doing just that was amazing! Add on to the fact that Sam is one of the most chill, fun, and lively person I've met thus far -I knew I had to introduce you all to her.

5.  7 Ways you can Work Abroad

I've been itching to travel again for a while and knew there are some of you out there with the same urges. So, I decided to find some interesting ways to get work abroad. I mean, it's one of the best ways to have an extended stay in another country and afford to have fun while there. -T

6.  Cheap and Free Books

Spending $200 on a book for class? Rookie mistake. I've gathered some of the cheap and free ways you can find books for class. 

7.  3 Money Traps to Avoid in College

It's easy to screw up your money when you get into college, but it's even easier to avoid messing up in the first place.

8.  Happy Blackout Friday
This year a group of bloggers came together to create a seasonal social media event called Black Out Friday. This was to help fill screens all around the with melanin and was a great way to see the diversity and beauty of black people everywhere. I explained what Black Out Friday is, why it's important, and answered a few common questions. 

So rememebr when everyone thought that Drake and Serena Williams were dating? Remember when every blamed Drake for Serena William's losing a tennis match? Well that relationship and her loss was a good analogy as to why you can hold off dating in college. Read how Shannah explains her reasoning in the post.

10 &11  Best Ways to Use Your Income Tax Best Ways to Spend Your College Refund

When you get a big lump sum of cash, the first thing we want to do may not be the best thing to do. We've listed the best things to do with your college refund and income tax money. 

12.  Male Celebs in College

How would Kanye West, the Weeknd, and Trey Songz behave in college? Shannah takes a guess at how these celebs would act when classes are in session.

13.  Hottie on the Look Out O'shea jackson

Straight Outta Compton was a hit this year and brought a lot of attention on O'Shea Jackson, Ice Cube's real life son. When Shannah crowned him one of the hotties on the lookout, we got a lot of approving tweetes, retweets, and comments. 
14.  Why Trina is the Best Artist to Listen During a Breakup

So when you're going through a breakup, it's easy to think that Adele would be the best artist to listen during that time. But Shannah argues why Trina is the best artist to get you through and pass a breakup.

Well, the title pretty much sums it up. 


Taking the time out to think about everything you have that makes life important is a better use of time than complaining about what you don't have. That's why I wanted to round this list off with some of the things we were thankful for this year. 

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