Maya Cagan

Website: http://allergictoawesome.net
I'm a freaky geeky girl living it up in the big city. In my spare time I can be seen wandering the streets of Harlem in a hat that is making small children point and laugh.

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Makeup For Absolute Beginners: Getting Started

Makeup For Absolute Beginners: Getting Started

So, you’ve decided it’s time to start painting your face “like a grown-up”. Maybe someone mistook you for a 12-year-old, or maybe you just want to give makeup a try. Well, Every College Girl...
10 Spine Tingling Books To Read Before Halloween

10 Spine Tingling Books To Read Before Halloween

Starbucks is serving pumpkin spice which can mean only one thing: it’s almost Halloween! I don’t know about you but I’ve been planning my costume since June, I’ve covered my door in spiderwebs, and...
11 Last Minute Costumes That Look Amazing

11 Last Minute Costumes That Look Amazing

It’s getting down to the wire when it comes to Halloween, and for all of you out there who haven’t actually got a costume yet, Every College Girl is here to help. Don’t worry,...
Sophisticated Notebooks for the Modern College Girl

Sophisticated Notebooks for the Modern College Girl

Whether it’s for a daily diary, a sketchbook, a planner, or for class, you can never have too many stylish notebooks. Okay, so maybe you only actually write in the first few pages and...
Bthere Solves All Your Group Hang Problems (Sponsored)

Bthere Solves All Your Group Hang Problems (Sponsored)

  How many times has this happened? You’re supposed to meet up with your bestie at Starbucks. You arrive right on time, but you can’t find her. You’re texting back and forth and she...
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Guide To Staying Safe On Campus

College Safety Tip #1: LOCK YOURSELF IN A CUPBOARD AND NEVER COME OUT. Only joking! It’s a big scary world out there, and by the end of this you’re going to think it’s way...
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How To…Make Friends At A New School

So, the new school year has started and everything is terrifying. Everything is new, loud, and moving really fast. Everyone else seems to know what they’re doing. Not only that, but you’ve left all...
44 Adorable School Supplies You Need In Your Life

44 Adorable School Supplies You Need In Your Life

There are very few things that can make homework fun. Most of them involve being in a study group with your besties or being tutored by someone seriously hot. When neither of those options...
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How To… Cope With Homesickness At College

Okay, well, the first thing you need to know is that it’s okay to be homesick. It’s normal. In fact, it’s so normal it’s not really a question of whether you’ll get homesick, but...
Kate Spade Lunch Box

13 Fabulous Lunch Boxes for Grown Ups

There are a lot of things that are great about moving out of home and into your own place. But one of the things that is not so great is that your parents aren’t...
12 Back to School Dresses Under $35

12 Back to School Dresses Under $35

Staring at your closet and got nothing to wear? Maybe you’ve decided to reinvent your personal style this year, maybe you want to make a memorable first impression. Regardless, your old clothes will not...
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How to…Move to Off Campus Housing

It is time. Time to emerge from the chrysalis. Time to hop out of the nest. Time to leave the dorms, spread your wings, and fly to an off campus pad. It’s a scary...
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6 Ways to Find School Supplies for Cheap

Raise your hand if you wish you had more money! I’m pretty sure the only people not raising their hands are the people who didn’t hear the question. But the beginning of the school...
8 Affordable Backpacks for College Girls

8 Affordable Backpacks for College Girls

It’s the first day of school. You’re rocking a new ‘do, some kicky boots, and an ultra adorable dress. The truth is you are looking fine and feeling fab. What could possibly go wrong?...
trigger warning sexual assault

Trigger Warning: Sexual Assault

I woke up yesterday morning to a social media storm. UChicago, my dear old UChicago who I dreamed about attending when I was a little girl and who chewed me up and spit me...
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7 Essential Tips for Decorating Your Dorm Room

It might feel a little hopeless to the decoratively inclined. The dorm room. You can’t put any holes in the walls, you can’t paint, and nothing can encroach on your roommate’s half of the...
How To...Get Along With Your Roommate

How To…Get Along With Your Roommate

Some roommates are better than others. Some of you are going to luck into your best friend, and some of you are getting stuck with someone two steps short of deranged. Hope for the...