• Life

    Thrift Shopping 101

    Welcome back to another installation of Ro&Co! This week, Jessie is back and sharing her tips for thrifting to help you prepare your spring wardrobe! Why Thrift? There are a number of reasons why I love thrift shopping. It’s good for the environment to recycle. Stores carry not just what’s in trend but what used to be—an fashion goes in cycles so it’ll probably be in again. I find unique things I wasn’t looking for. It’s a cheaper way to expand my wardrobe. And, it means I’m not dependent on flash fashion for cheap basics. You Don’t have a Size: Let go of that number/letter which tells you which pants/tops…

  • 25th Hour

    Balancing Part-Time Jobs in College

    In this week’s installment of Ro&Co, Jessie shares her tips for balancing part-time jobs and a challenging academic curriculum. Since I’ve started college, 15 months ago, I’ve worked 7 different jobs, and averaged 20 hours a week. This doesn’t mean I take easy classes; it doesn’t mean I don’t party or hang out with friends; it doesn’t mean I don’t watch Netflix or do yoga; it just means I use my time efficiently. Balance I split my weekly activities into 3 different categories: Career, Academic, and Personal—and I make sure to make time for all 3. Here is my calendar: career is in blues, academic in greens, personal in pinks.…