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My name is Alexandra, I am 22 years old, and I graduated last spring from the University of Washington with a degree in Creative Writing and Journalism. I love writing personal essays, pop culture pieces, poetry and more!
Latest Posts From Alexandra
This Is How I Moved to New York City After Graduation
When I decided to buy a one-way plane ticket and give myself a month to move from California to New York City, there was a general consensus amongst my friends that what I was doing was crazy, but it didn't feel that way to me — and that's why I'm writing this from a cute cafe in Brooklyn.
The Key to Having an Organized Planner? Don't Do These 5 Things
I had a love-hate relationship with planners and calendars up until college.
Why I Idolized 30 Rock's Liz Lemon — Even Though She Was a Mess
My senior quote was, "I want to go to there," a seemingly insignificant and ambiguous line from none other than 30 Rock's main character Liz Lemon, played by writer, actor, and playwright Tina Fey.
Why My Mom Is the Reason I'm the Confident Woman I Am Today
I was a shy child who grew up into an empowered woman unabashed by the terrors of the world, and my mom deserves all the credit for that.
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Our Family Traditions Are Unconventional, but That's Exactly Why I Love Them
None of the unconventional traditions made in my family were intentional.
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Living With My Best Friend in College Was the Best and Worst Decision I Ever Made
Everyone tells college students to get out of their comfort zone, discover new things, and make new friends.
The Best Animes to Binge This Winter Instead of Leaving the House
Some people think of Winter as fluffy snow falling from the sky while you sip on sweet hot chocolate and wear big fuzzy sweaters next to a cozy fireplace.
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I'm a Hopeless Romantic With High Standards, and I'm Afraid I'm Doomed
I was born in the late '90s, and I expected to fall in love in the mid to late 2010s.
I Started Practicing Mindfulness in College, and I'm Not Sure I Would Have Graduated Without It
Deep breath in through the nose, hold it, and a long exhale through the mouth.
Everything You Need to Know About Queer Eye's Fabulous Guide Kiko Mizuhara
The Fab Five from Queer Eye is saying goodbye to Kansas City and hello to Tokyo with the help of international fashion icon Kiko Mizuhara in the miniseason Queer Eye: We're in Japan!
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