Inside the (New!) US Embassy in London

A.K.A. What is a US visa interview like? This time two weeks ago, I was nervously planning my journey to London. I was applying (have applied?) for a non-immigrant US visa, which if you happen to be between the ages of 14 and 79, requires an in-person interview at the Embassy. I'm not going to … Continue reading Inside the (New!) US Embassy in London


Why Doesn’t High Functioning Anxiety Look Like Anxiety?

When I tell you a Cosmo article presented via Snapchat explained my entire academic life, you best believe I didn't expect it either. "High Functioning Anxiety" isn't a specific medical diagnosis, but it describes a feeling I and many of my fellow students relate to. From the outside, high functioning anxiety isn't a problem - … Continue reading Why Doesn’t High Functioning Anxiety Look Like Anxiety?

My Top 5 Makeup Products Right Now!

Hey, it's me, famous beauty guru and MUA, your beautiful friend Katie. (Ok I'm not famous, a beauty guru or a MUA BUT I'm still cute so. Anyway -) I've been using makeup for nearly a decade, and yes, at least half of that time it's been a tragic mess. I've been through the orange concealer phase, the messy and uneven eyeliner, and the unblended contour. But finally, after all my struggles, I think I've come out of this a sort of normal looking girl who knows the good from the bad when it comes to makeup.