All Posts By Rebecca Cohen

The Dorm Inspo You Need

The Dorm Inspo You Need

We know you’re already thinking about how to achieve dorm decor perfection next Fall, so look back at our top 10 favorite looks from this year for exactly the inspo you need. 1. “Peace & Quiet” at The University of Maryland   2. “City Chic” at Duke University   3. “Fashionista” at Tulane University  …

Spring Shopping Made Easy

Spring Shopping Made Easy

Since the groundhog saw his shadow in the beginning of the month, that means that Spring has almost sprung. High school seniors — this one is for you! Though you may be dreading the end of your high school career, you still have to do it in style. Prom will be here before you know…

Missy Sexter Imperfect Art

Missy Sexter, the artist and creator of Imperfect Art, sat down with Blue-prynt to tell us all about her unique artwork that is perfect for any dorm room. Read on to find out more about these gorgeous pieces with inspiring messages. What is your product and how did you come up with this idea? I have always…

Top Ten Valentine’s Day Gifts for That Special Someone

Top Ten Valentine’s Day Gifts for That Special Someone

With only a little over a week until the most romantic day of the year, it’s time to grab those last minute gifts for the special someone in your life. Blue-prynt made it easy for you — check out these perfect and tasteful Valentine’s Day gifts, all on a budget. For the long-distance lover: a cute and…

Combat The Dorm Stench

Combat The Dorm Stench

So your dorm was shut for over a month and you walk back to a stench you can’t seem to get rid of. You can’t open the windows due to the cold and no one is coming to deep clean your living spaces. So what do you do? Log onto Amazon Prime and order yourself…

Pix Perfect: The New Dorm Room Essential

Pix Perfect: The New Dorm Room Essential

Lisa Keyworth and her husband, Jay, were looking for a statement piece for their new home. When the decor market failed them, they took it upon themselves to create a piece that fit their taste. Thus, their business, Pix Perfect, was born. Pix Perfect is a dorm room essential. Read our interview with Lisa Keyworth …

Landing That Summer Internship

Landing That Summer Internship

Emily Weiss Consulting is a niche career services consulting firm specializing in high-school students, college students, and recent graduates seeking internships and entry level positions. Weiss delivers customized service, advising on all aspects of career development, including resume and cover letter writing, identifying and pursuing job opportunities, professional network building, interview preparation, and follow-up protocol….

New Year, New Dorm Decor

New Year, New Dorm Decor

Are you already sick of this year’s dorm decor? We feel you. That’s why we picked out some of our favorite dorm accessories (and are continuing to!) — so your next dorm room can be even better than the last. Keep up to date with the best of the best on our Pinterest account, too….

Student Spotlight: Alex Discolo

Student Spotlight: Alex Discolo

Blue-prynt sat down with past Vice President of Recruitment at The University of Maryland‘s Alpha Epsilon Phi chapter, Alex Discolo. During the Spring 2018 recruitment season, Discolo was elected to lead the pack. Alongside her chosen team of sorority sisters to support her during one of the most daunting weeks of the year, Discolo was able…

Exactly What You’ll Need for Rush

Exactly What You’ll Need for Rush

Now that you’ve got your outfits down, you are going to need to get together a bag of “stuff” to carry with you during rush. Certain schools have different rules and regulations on what you can bring and what kind of bag you can use, so heed our advice, but be sure to check with…

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

The Easiest Ways to Buy and Return Textbooks

When the school bookstore gets too expensive, and renting textbooks there is not an option, we’ve got you covered on better and more cost-effective options. Knetbooks allows you to rent and return a ton of textbooks for up to 85 percent off select books. Though you cannot keep these books, this service makes renting and…

Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Rush

Your Ultimate Guide to Shopping for Rush

Second semester rush is quickly approaching, and whether you’re returning to school early to start (and maybe even finish) the process, or it starts alongside classes, you will likely have some shopping to do. Each university’s Panhellenic Association will put out a guide outlining exactly what potential new members (PNMs) should be wearing during each…

These Boots are Made for Walking… To Class

These Boots are Made for Walking… To Class

When returning to school in the heart of winter, walking to class can be rough. Unfortunately, colleges usually don’t shut down for a dusting of snow like high school did and taking an Uber to class every day is not an option. Instead, be prepared for the worst with some of our favorite boots. Timberland…

Glasses on the Go: Why Warby Parker is Perfect for College Students

Glasses on the Go: Why Warby Parker is Perfect for College Students

One of the most difficult parts of going away to college is the lack of medical attention there is on and around campus. While a university health center is great for a sinus infection or to get a flu shot, it often lacks in specialization for when real problems persist. With more than 60 percent…

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Duke University Early Decision Admissions Rate Drops for Class of 2023

Brooke Bier has had dreams of attending Duke University since before she knew what it was. Her father, a graduate from Duke in 1990, started to convert his daughter into a Duke fan since she was eight months old. Seventeen years later, their dreams of a second generation Duke student came true when Bier was…

Tips for Staying Sane During Winter Break

Tips for Staying Sane During Winter Break

Winter Break in college is uncharted territory for those who have yet to conquer their first. Unlike the mid-semester-way-too-short break in high school that leaves you busy catching up on homework and sleep, colleges give weeks, sometimes months, for students to decompress between semesters without any assignments due or any classes hanging over their heads….

The Perfect Secret Santa Gifts for Your BFF

The Perfect Secret Santa Gifts for Your BFF

A semester winding down usually means a Secret Santa gift exchange with your group of friends. Amazon has some of the perfect gifts to please your friend while still staying in budget. We rounded up some of our faves for you to buy. For your dog-obsessed friend, these socks to keep their feet warm in…

Getting Home For The Holidays

Getting Home For The Holidays

With finals season picking up fast, students nation-wide are making travel plans to get home for their winter breaks and holiday seasons. For many, this is the first time they will travel the distance alone, so it is important to heed advice from seasoned travelers who know how to make this process easy and stress-free. Blue-prynt has…

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

College Essay Advice from K.S. Anthony

With only a month until the college application deadline arrives, heed some advice from K.S. Anthony, an expert on writing the infamous college essay. Linguistic notes from the College Application Underground: “Hope” is not a synonym for “intend.” It’s a poor substitute, signaling a softness of will and unsteadiness of nerve. Bilingual students who’ve grown…

Tips and Tricks for Staying Healthy At College

Tips and Tricks for Staying Healthy At College

Lisa Langer, PhD, is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Roslyn, NY, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Zucker-Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, and the Founder of PRACTICE Body Mind Soul Company, a wellness center in Roslyn, New York, that was acquired by the Northwell Health System under Katz…

CYBER MONDAY ALERT: Shop Some of The Best Deals

CYBER MONDAY ALERT: Shop Some of The Best Deals

Clothing and Fashion Uniqlo: free shipping on all orders Lululemon: shop the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sale Macy’s: 20 percent off plus free shipping on orders over $25 (use code CYBER) Intermix: get up to 70 percent off plus an extra 30 percent off sale items Sam Edelman: up to 50 percent off almost…

The Easiest Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

The Easiest Ways to Give Back this Holiday Season

As college students, we often get caught up in ourselves during the holidays. After a quick stop home for Thanksgiving, busy with overwhelming family events and looking for the best Black Friday deals, we return to the thick of school, approaching finals full speed ahead. Amid the stress, it is hard to disconnect from ourselves…

Blue-prynt’s Official 2018 Holiday Guide

Blue-prynt’s Official 2018 Holiday Guide

Hey parents, believe it or not, the semester is coming to a close and your college kids will be home before you know it. This means it must be holiday season! Thanksgiving is just days away which means Chanukah is right around the corner and Christmas follows soon after that. Since we know you’re stressing…

The First Big Break: Going Home for Thanksgiving

The First Big Break: Going Home for Thanksgiving

The first big break. It’s only days away and most college students are itching to get out of the dorm and into the comfort of their childhood homes. And, of course, to return to mom’s cooking. Unlike fall break, which only some universities schedule, this is the first time college students nationwide share an extended…

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed

5 Adorable Ways To Announce Your College Acceptance Without Leaving Your Bed It started out with a personalized cookie cake that dad picked up from ShopRite on his way home from work. Next, friends brought balloons over after school. Some months later the sweatshirts from grandma rolled in. Then a cellophane-wrapped snipped and personalized tailgate…