Birdie

Steph (Birdie) is a 20-something living the post-college life. She loves helping people and writing, so she put together this blog to spread the word about the stresses and hardships of being an adult and how to overcome them. In her spare time she covers mid-major D1 college basketball.

6 Tips for Choosing a Major

6 Tips for Choosing a Major

6 Tips for Choosing a Major

So you’re getting ready for your first semester of college, or you’re heading back for round 2 or 3, but you still have that pesky ‘undecided’ label for a major. Obviously, you need to choose a major, most schools will start to pressure you if you haven’t declared by at least the end of your sophomore year, but how do you go about it? I typed in a google search of help choosing a major and a lot of what I found were a few interesting and somewhat useful tips, but a lot of What Should I Major In? quizzes. While this may be a place to start to narrow down a general field or department, it’s not the best for a full on definite choice.

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Top Favorite Frugal Apps

Top Favorite Frugal Apps

Top Favorite Frugal Apps

I’m not one to be completely glued to my phone, but there are a few apps that I absolutely love and would refuse to get rid of under any circumstances. Most of these are money saving/points apps where you collect points through various ways, then turn those points into gift cards or money. I’m big on saving money, being frugal, and making the most of what I have. These are my top 5 frugal apps for helping me with my goals.

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Adulting Tips: What to Do When You Move into a New Apartment

What to Do When You Move into a New Apartment

What to Do When You Move into a New Apartment

With my recent moving on my mind, I figured it would be the perfect time to do a write-up about what to do when you first move into an apartment. It’s usually a bit of a mess when you’re moving, so making things easier or having a guide on things can make it significantly easier. I’m going to list things you should do, things I’ve forgotten to do, and some of the essentials for a new apartment.

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Are You Too Attached to Your Significant Other?

Are You Too Attached to Your Significant Other?

 

Sometimes when you get too comfortable in a relationship, it’s really easy to start to rely on each other for happiness, validation, and to be by your side all the time. This recently happened with me and my SO. I became so attached to him that it was starting to wear on both of us. More often than not, you don’t even realize what has happened until shit starts to hit the fan. That’s entirely okay, but here are a few things I’ve learned.

Are You Too Attached to Your Significant Other-

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4 Things Millennials Are Tired of Hearing

4 Things Millennials Are Tired of Hearing

 

4 Things Millennials Are Tired of Hearing

 

Born between 1980 and 200? Congrats you’re a Millennial! If you fall into this category you might be tired of hearing the same questions and rants over and over again. Millennials are terrible, entitled, lazy, and a whole slew of negative adjectives. We’ve been given shit because we can’t make it afloat in today’s society. Here are my 4 top questions Millennials are tired of hearing.

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Existential Crises You’ll Go Through Before You’re 30

Existential Crises You’ll Go Through Before You’re 30

Everyone has times in their life when they’re confused, scared, and have no idea what to do. Welcome to the world of the existential crisis! There are a few moments you’ll go through these moments before you hit 30 and I’m here to lay them out for you so you can be prepared!

 Existential Crises You'll Go Through Before You're 30

 

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Adulting Tips: What to Do When Your Wallet is Stolen

Adulting Tips: What to Do When Your Wallet is Stolen

What to Do When Your Wallet is Stolen

Considering I just had my wallet stolen, I figured it would be a good idea to give out some tips on what to do if it happens to you, what to do BEFORE your wallet is stolen, and things you should NEVER EVER keep in your wallet.

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Bad Habits to Avoid in Your 20s

Bad Habits to Avoid in Your 20s

Your 20s are a rough time. You’re finally expected to be an adult, but don’t always have the experience as an adult. You’re probably living on your own for the first time, trying to figure out how to get and keep a job, cook for yourself for the first real time. It’s overwhelming. After 5 Habits Every 20-Something Should Have did so well, why not have bad habits to avoid? If you can’t create new ones, at least know which ones to avoid!

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Healthy Eating with Campus Dining

Healthy Eating with Campus Dining

Healthy eating isn’t something that’s completely unrealistic in a college/university setting. Even if the most you have is a microwave and a mini fridge, there are many ways to utilize the tools you have to keep you going and keep at a healthy lifestyle.

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Post Round Up: May 18th 2017 [Little Birdie Told You]

Post Round Up: May 18, 2017

 

How to Write a Stellar Resume in College (Traveling Through Tulips): As someone who specializes in more IT related resumes, it’s nice to see things from a different perspective.

Things to Do During Free Time on Campus (Read Study Repeat): Figuring out what to do with your free time on campus (hah!) can be daunting if you’re new to organizing your own time. But Read Study Repeat has things to get you started.

What is a 401K?: 10 Tips to Start Saving Now to Retire a Millionaire (Coming Up Roses): 401ks are HUGE in the working world. As soon as you get the chance to invest in one from your job, grab that up. Coming Up Roses has a great 10 tips on the basics to get you going.

How to Find Your Zone of Creativity (Alexa Koch): Finding your zone is hard enough, but finding your zone of creativity is even harder.

Dealing with Sleep Deprivation in College (College with Caitlyn): Sleep deprivation in college is a real thing. Once you’ve read about dealing with it, head over to my post of Ways to Get a Good Night’s Sleep in College