Thursday, October 1, 2015
Some of my friends have very simple screening criteria when searching for a significant other: You must have a bed, with a frame, in a place that does not also house your parents.
Futons, mattresses thrown on the floor, a nightly snack drop-off from mother dearest; you’re in your late 20s, people—get your act together.
While some of my counterparts may not know what a fitted sheet is, I want to...
Monday, September 14, 2015
As a student at The University of Texas, I switched my major from education to real estate finance — but my RPM story is still all about learning. In fact, my commitment to education is why I decided to become an RPM Careers ambassador.
RPM Careers ambassadors are the faces of RPMcareers.org, the National Apartment Association Education Institute’s (NAAEI) jobs promotion website, which is...
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Turn on almost any radio station morning show and quite frequently the morning talk host will be asking for “The Phrase that Pays”. This is generally a tag line that summarizes a marketing jingle that the audience is supposed to remember. Something such as “This is KSCUM radio… where we scrub the hits with no commercial breaks every day!”
This short statement is meant to remind listeners what...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
A recent episode of “This American Life” featured a very proper British woman who discussed the seven things that should never be brought up in polite conversation. Among them, “route talk,” your health, your diet, your dreams and money.
It left me with very little to say.
Fortunately—for everyone—I’m not working in a leasing office. My stories of frantic WebMD searches, tangents about binge...