It’s every blogger’s dream to get more pageviews. Whether we care about numbers or not, in the end, we all want to reach and help more people.
Back in March, I had around 300 pageviews. That was an all-time record for me back then. Now, I get that amount in a day (and some days a lot more than that!). I went from having 300 pageviews a month to a monthly average of now 18,000 pageviews. In the span of 9 months, I 60x my pageviews. But that didn’t happen overnight. That took a lot of efforts, but I’m happy to say that it paid off. So how did I grow my blog’s traffic? View Post
Okay, let’s get real. College is hard, y’all. And that’s being said from a girl who has a 4.0. It requires autonomy, organization, independence, hard work… and adulting. Not everyone finds it easy to go through these four years (or more!) of our lives.
But just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s not doable. Yes, you’ll have to work hard. But trust me, it’ll all be worth it once you’ll be holding your diploma. One of the things that can make the whole college thing easier is using the right resources. Not sure where to start? I made the ultimate list of resources every college student needs just for you! View Post
I’ve always been known to be quite the bookworm. Ever since I’ve learned how to read, I’ve had a book by my side. I recently talked about my favorite books of 2016, and when I mentioned that I had read 75 books during the year, people seemed to be surprised. Someone on Twitter asked me how I managed to read so many books, since I also happen to be a college student, have a part-time job, and blog. I know it’s also a lot of people’s goal to read more books during the year.
Before we dive into it, there’s something I have to admit: I am a fast reader. I always have been. I can read a book in one sitting, and that usually only takes me a few hours (depending on the book). I read mostly in English, even if it’s not my mother tongue. And yes, I still read just as fast in English as I do in French, my native language. So needless to say that being a fast reader plays a big part when it comes to fitting books into my schedule. But I still have few tips that might be able to help you reaching your reading goals! View Post
Another year comes to an end, and another one is beginning. 2016 was honestly one of the best years I’ve had so far. It had its ups and downs (such as having a summer semester), but overall it’s been really good to me. I’ve moved my blog to self-hosted, rebranded, and have grown all of my social media platforms. I have landed an internship that I’m really excited about, received the mention of honor for my amazing grades, and have taken some decisions that will make 2017 my best year ever.
I’m really excited for the new year. I have amazing projects in the works that I cannot wait to share with you guys. It’s also going to be a defining and life-changing year for me, I can already tell. I will have to face quite a few challenges, but I think I’m ready for it.
Every year, I like to write down my goals for the year ahead. And note how I said goals, not resolutions. Resolutions are intentions. Goals are “the result or achievement toward which effort is directed”. Notice the difference? Setting goals allows you to be in the achieving mindset from the get-go. You know exactly what you want and where you want to be, so you can start taking the steps towards reaching them from the very beginning. And you won’t feel like quitting after a few weeks. #justsaying View Post
I can’t believe another year has gone by! Do you know what that means? That means it’s time for another edition of my favorite books of the year! (Read last year’s edition here) I read quite a few books this year, and my favorite books of 2016 are quite diversified.
Somehow, I found it hard to find my favorite books this year. It’s all been a blur, and I can’t really remember what I read when. I thought this year had been a poor one book-wise, but after going through my Goodreads‘s reading challenge, I realized that I had indeed read some fantastic books this year! I read a grand total of 75 books (I’m reading book 75 right now!), and 12 made the list (that includes a few series and short stories as well). View Post