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How To Make Your Part-Time Job Look Impressive AF

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Megan Shepherd

14 Women Who Work In Fields Way Different Than Their Majors

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Madeleine Aggeler

The Best Alarm Clock Apps For Deep Sleepers

I'm not a morning person, and even worse, I can basically sleep through anything. This combination basically means that I'm always late, I always wake up in a panic, and my mornings are different categories of personal tornados. In high school, my pa…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Why It Doesn't *Really* Matter Where You Go To College

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Make Your Own Snapchat Geofilter

Three years ago, Snapchat changed the social media filter landscape when it introduced Geofilters. Now, as the Snapchat Geofilter celebrates its third birthday, four designers explain to Bustle how to make your own Snapchat Geofilter so you always ha…
By Brandi Neal

8 Side Hustles That Will Look Good On Your Resume

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Megan Grant

Pringles Just Released Your New Fave Snack

If you thought all the fun chip flavors were off in Canada and Europe, you'd be (mostly) wrong. Sure, they've got all the fun ketchup and paprika chip dust, but Pringles just partnered with Nissin Top Ramen to create maybe the most epic Asian-inspir…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

How To Figure Out The Career That's Best For You

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Sarah Fielding

7 College Experiences That Matter More Than Your Major

For the third year in a row, Bustle's Upstart Awards are honoring young women who are doing incredible things in the realms of business, STEM, fashion and beauty, the arts, philanthropy, and beyond. Want to be an Upstarts honoree one day? Read on for…
By Sarah Fielding

What Millennials Want Is Very Different From What Baby Boomers Wanted

More proof that the differences between how millennials are living these days and how baby boomers lived has nothing to do with avocado toast: A recent report from the U.S. Census Bureau examines what millennials want and compares these wants to what…
By Lucia Peters

14 Home Decor Hacks For Women On A Budget

When my fiance and I moved into our first home together, I couldn't wait to put on my interior designer hat and turn this empty, two-story house into our cozy abode. Then I saw the price tags on home decor and was all, "Decorating is expensive, wahhh…
By Megan Grant

Book Packaging Is An Ideal Career Path For Ambitious Readers

You've made it. You've graduated college, and the world is at the tips of your fingers. For those of you considering a career in publishing, it might be a little daunting to figure out which direction to take. I know the world of New York publishing …
By Zoraida Córdova

This Teen's Essay About Pizza Helped Her Get Into College

Way back in the Dark Ages known as the early 2000s, I thought my college application essays were pretty darn good. I’ve got nothing on Carolina Williams, though — the Tennessee teen’s essay about pizza helped her get into Yale University. Perhaps mor…
By Lucia Peters

How Starting Salaries Look For 2017 College Grads

After taking out a teetering mountain of student loans, you'd think that the starting pay for recent college grads would be high enough to justify four years (give or take a victory lap) of all-nighters and group projects. Unfortunately, that hasn't …
By Claire Warner

19 Weird But Genius Things On Amazon That Simplify Life For Messy People

I consider myself an inherently clean and organized person — or at least I did until all my stuff was in storage and I was living out of a suitcase for three months. I then realized that I'm only clean because of products that help you organize your …
By Maria Cassano

Delicious Recipes You Can Make In The Microwave

If you hadn't yet discovered Pinterest by the time you were in college, your dorm room meals probably looked a lot like Ramen noodles, popcorn, and TV dinners — if you were fancy. Jump forward a few years and the mug cake hit it big, literally poppin…
By Variety

12 Clever Care Packages For College Students

Oh, college: A magical time when you're always broke, busy, and constantly balancing your time hitting the library while making it out four times in a week. But there are some clever care packages for college students that can help this chaotic time …
By Bianca Mendez & Bianca Mendez

5 College Habits To Avoid In The Workplace

When you're transitioning from college to the workplace, it can be both an really exciting and overwhelming experience. Although there are some similarities between the full-time workforce and school, there are still plenty of college habits you shou…
By Marissa Higgins

How To Save Money While Living On Campus

No matter what stage of life you're in, we all know it's important to save money — and there's definitely no denying how important it is to know how to save money when you live on campus. After all, your dorm room is probably a flat rate that's alrea…
By Marissa Higgins

12 Things You Think Before Your Final College Year

You're almost there — so almost there you can taste it, and you're suffering from some serious senioritis. But it's OK! Going back to school can be awesome, especially when you know the real world lies just on the other side of the educational bulwar…
By Alexandra Antonopoulos