It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

December 4, 2011

Tree in Rockefeller Center Spending the holiday season in New York is one of the most magical experiences! I have already seen the lighting of the tree in Rockefeller Center. I have visited Christmas markets that pop up all over …

Producing for Snippies

November 16, 2011

On a recent assignment for Snippies, a video marketing company, I was tasked with interviewing protesters and bystanders at Zuccotti Park in downtown Manhattan. The New York content of the video below represents some of the most insightful responses I …

Last day at Newmark

November 4, 2011

With the passing of Steve Jobs, I listened to his graduation speech recently. Life is all about connecting the dots. I come to New York for an interview. I don’t get the job. I stay in New York. I network. …

Job market woes

November 1, 2011

I don’t have to do much to make my parents proud. Don’t get me wrong. My parents have always upheld high standards. My valedictorian status is one example of how academics in school was a top priority in my family. …

Navigating the job search

October 16, 2011

If you think a job search is a game, it becomes more fun. I used to think, well I got a no. I got to the interview stage but didn’t get the job. I used to think no = sadness. …


Apples to apples

October 6, 2011

Fall means a multitude of things. Layers, scarves, boots, colored leaves, pumpkins and all of those happy things. It also means one of the happiest thing in the world to me: FALL FESTIVALS. I missed my favorite arts festivals in …


Occupy Wall Street

October 5, 2011

Last Saturday, there was a massive group of people participating in Occupy Wall Street who marched over the Brooklyn Bridge as part of the “We are 99%” solidarity march. The police arrested 700 marchers on the Brooklyn Bridge who walked …


My week in review

September 30, 2011

I’ve had such positive interactions this week, I just thought I would share a few of my New York networking and life adventures. Monday – MasterCard Fashion Party. My mom invited me to a free event because she has a …

sOccket – a soccer ball that generates energy

September 24, 2011

Invented by two girls in a class at Harvard, this soccer ball is more than just a toy. One hour of play with this soccer ball generates six hours of energy. It’s called sOccket, which is a portable energy generator, …



September 20, 2011

I’m sitting in an office at a desk. It’s temporary work. Temping. I take over a person’s life for a couple of weeks, do their job and get paid for it. It’s not glamorous, but it’s work. It’s the regular …