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10 Lessons I Learned Traveling the World Alone

By Vanessa D’Amico
Before I began my one-year master’s program, I decided to embark on a solo trip. Maybe because at 20, we still aren’t fully formed individuals yet—we still have so much to see, do and discover about ourselves—but traveling alone can be a scary thing no matter your age or gender. Here...
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Applying for a Student Loan For Grad School

By Vanessa D’Amico
When I decided to go to grad school, my parents said “this one is on you.” In other words, they weren’t going to help me figure out the elfish language that is student loans. They say it would be a learning experience, but I know it’s because they didn’t want me...