Chai Tea

We’re on the cusp of October and November.  Perfectly autumn.  It’s finally (more consistently) chilly here in DC.  In addition to scarves and boots, this can only mean one thing for me: Chai teas. (Please don’t hate me, but I like pumpkin… but not pumpkin spice lattes.) {via} On especially dreary (or stressful) days, I…



I received a question on my Tumblr about whether or not I censor posts… like do I decide to post things only because I think it will be popular or interesting… The answer… Yes/No.  However, the reason why I would censor something has nothing to do with popularity.  Instead, I don’t share some information regarding…



Thank you Jack Rogers & everyone who entered!!!!!!!! And now… the winner… No. 655… Nikki K. Congratulations!!! Please email me to claim: carly [at] thecollegeprepster [dot] com xoxo


kembrel – free member card

Kembrel is offering College Prep readers a free members card ($10 normally). Just enter College Prepster in the referred by section at check out! I’ve been a HUGE Kembrel fan for awhile.  Remember that perfect summery video I posted back in May? The way the site works a little differently now.  You have to have…



{via} I tweeted this the other day, but it couldn’t be more true. xoxo PS I love this Miley Cyrus song.. don’t hate. “When I Look at You” Everybody needs inspiration Everybody needs a song A beautiful melody When the nights are so long ’cause there is no guarantee That this life is easy Yea…


new wheels!!!

I WON A BIKE! I know, so random!  But it was pretty exciting.  How did I win a bike?  I signed up for the newsletters for Scoutmob.  I never do that sort of thing…. but I did anyway because I thought the website sounded pretty cool (especially for finding new restaurants in DC). Scoutbob was giving…


ten years ago

“Do you remember what your life was like 10 years ago? Has anything improved or changed? In the technology field 10 years feels like 100 given how quickly products morph, grow and fall out of fashion.  We are wondering if you would like to reflect on what has changed or improved in your own world…


Exciting News // Question

I’m currently in the process of talking with someone to make College Prepster academic planners……. And I am SO excited. Let me know your thoughts though.  Is this something you’d be interested in?!?!?! xoxo