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Pamela Nguyen

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Pamela is a newly minted College Survivor, having graduated from NYU's Stern School of Business in May 2012. Her concentration was in Marketing and Management, and she also minored in Public Policy.

Are the Effects of Hookah Worse than Cigarettes?

Hookah bars and cafes have been popping up all over the US in recent years. It's known to be a social activity in college,...

The College Mixer: How to Survive Study Abroad Withdrawal, DIY Lip...

How sugar effects your brain
Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes...

The College Mixer: The Van Gogh of Snapchat, Justin Bieber’s DUI,...

Facebook Infection
Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes...

The College Mixer: New ‘Maleficent’ Trailer, Miley Cyrus ‘Unplugged’, and More

Disney Maleficent Trailer 2014
Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes...

The College Mixer: Lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr., “Life-Size” Gets...

Disney Life-Size Sequel Tyra Banks-Slider
Now, we don’t want to encourage you to procrastinate or anything (we take school very seriously here, duh) but we also know that sometimes...

Tech Tuesday: Authentic Weather (and other Awesome Weather Apps)

Authentic Weather iPhone App Snapshot
If you go to a school in the Northeast like I did, then the weather was... unpredictable. Unnecessarily so. We can't always be rushing...

Frugal Friday: 13 Cheap and Easy Ramen Hacks

Ah, ramen: the college meal staple. A necessity, but a rather dull one. I do have rather fond memories of cooking up instant ramen in...

7 Reasons to Watch ‘The To Do List’ Before Going Back...

The To Do List Aubrey Plaza Rachel Bilson
I was lucky enough to see a very rough cut of The To Do List earlier this summer. It was a crowded theater, and...

3 Reasons to Watch ‘The Host’ Even Though it Sucks

The Host Movie Poster
If you've been living under a rock, then I'll just tell you: The Host is bad. It's an eye-gouging, can't-believe-I'm-sitting-here-watching-this bad. It's I-am-a-masochist-for-finishing-this-even-though-I-saw-it-for-free bad. That's...

Crest 3D White Whitestrips: A Product Review

Thanks to Influenster, I got the opportunity to test try Crest 3D White Whitestrips for a whole week. I have always been conscious of...

Submit Your Bibliography for a Chance to Win $500!

Finals are basically here, which means papers, papers, and more papers. And with papers are the burdensome but necessary bibliography. And since we're writing...

Video: UC Davis Grad Attracts Wal-Mart with His Instant Ramen Invention

Instant Ramen Chris Johnson UC Davis Walmart Wal-Mart
Ah, instant ramen: the college staple when you run out of food money. In fact, I just had instant ramen last night (sigh). When...

Interview with Derrick See, Co-Founder of New Creation NYC

Derrick See - New Creation NYC
I got a chance to interview my good friend and social entrepreneur, Derrick See. He and I went to the NYU Stern School of...

Video: “Cool Things to Find,” a Parody of “Dumb Ways to...

Cool Things to Find - Parody of Dumb Ways to Die
We've been obsessed with the viral video, "Dumb Ways to Die", since we wrote about it a couple weeks ago here on CampusRiot. This...

Gmail File Attachment Limit Now Upped to 10GB

Gmail File Attachment Limit Now Upped to 10GB
File sharing is one big hassle in college. When you're working on a group project, the attachment sizes you send will often go beyond...

Video: Fafa’s Photoshop Tutorial Teaches the Basics of Layers

Photoshop Tutorial
We were just discussing on Twitter yesterday how important it is to add Photoshop to your skill set. It's intuitive, it's an industry standard,...

Beware: Facebook Privacy Notices on Statuses are Fake

Facebook Privacy Notices
Dear Facebook friends, Let me share with you a little (well-known) secret: those Facebook privacy notices you may see on several people's statuses do not...

Prodigy by Marie Lu, a Book Review

Prodigy by Marie Lu Book Review
Just last week, I praised Marie Lu's debut Young Adult novel, Legend. Legend is a dystopian novel about two teenagers who were raised in very...

Video: Engineering Whiz from Sierra Leone Wows MIT

Video: Engineering Whiz from Sierra Leone Wows MIT
15-year-old Kelvin Doe is an engineering whiz living in Sierra Leone who scours trash bins for spare parts, using them to build batteries, generators,...

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