Posts by Kellen McKillop

Michael Bloomberg’s Coffee Trick We Should All Try

Outside, the people of the Inner Richmond park their bikes, remove their helmets, and step inside the funky atmosphere of Velo Rouge café. Old photographs litter…

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If Indiana Jones Had an Assistant, This is What Their Job Would Look Like

It’s not exactly like an Indiana Jones movie… When Haven turns to gaze out her window, she is not met with a view of desert sands…

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How to Survive Life in Chile After College

There it is. That 5pm invite for an 8am meeting… your stomach sinks so low you can almost hear it hit the floor. You escaped the…

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Being Creative and Strategic: What It’s Like Being a Marketing Coordinator

When I think of really “creative” individuals, I often picture chaotic women with accents and hair that isn’t quite curly or straight. They stare at blank…

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How Should You Spend the Summer After Graduation?

Have you ever been so hungry that you can’t decide on what you should eat? Your stomach is growling and practically eating itself while your brain…

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Why I Chose To Do WorldTeach in Chile a Year After Graduating

The dark warehouse is cold at 11pm but there’s no chance you’ll be leaving anytime soon. Your managers have insisted that you all stay until every…

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Why You Should Check Your Emotions After Receiving a Rejection Letter

That flashing blue light at the top of your phone makes your heart stop. Slowly, you exhale through your nose. At least all those yoga classes…

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5 Reasons You Need to Update Your Résumé (Even If You’re Not Looking for a Job)

Warm sunshine filters in through the large open windows of your apartment. A cup of coffee made from perfectly roasted beans sits steaming in an oversized…

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How to Thrive in a Leadership Role as a Twentysomething

Your steps are slow as you head to the desk down the hall from you. You deepen your breaths and set your jaw. This is something…

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Why Trying Your Best Is Not Good Enough

Back in kindergarten, when you couldn’t quite figure out how to complete that puzzle, your teacher would come over and say, “That’s okay, at least you…

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