Lauren: Why Every College Student Should Have a Pinterest Page

Pinterest has been taking the world by storm, becoming one of the fastest-growing social media sites.  Users can create visual boards and upload their own images or “re-pin,” pictures from other users.  I’ve found so much inspiration while browsing through Pinterest and have collected so many great tips and suggestions!  Every college student should take time to find their own inspiration from Pinterest.  Look for:

1. Dorm room design ideas

Give your dorm room a makeover with ideas from Pinterest!  They have tons of organizational tips and great DIY crafts that you can complete on a budget.  How perfect for college students!  Take a look at this board from USA Today for inspiration!

2. Food recipes

With so many drool-worthy pictures of food on Pinterest, you’ll stomach will be growling before you know it!  Pinterest contains lots of delicious, super easy recipes.  They even have quick snacks that you can make without using an oven or stove!  Give your taste buds a kick and try something new from this board!

3. Fitness tips

Lace up those sneakers and let Pinterest get you into shape.  They have everything from treadmill workouts to cardio tips, weight-lifting exercises and even work-outs you can complete while watching T.V.  You’ll find tons of great resources for healthy eating too!   Take a look at this board for some motivation!

4. Inspirational Quotes

If you’re ever having a rough day, Pinterest is here to cheer you up!  They have hundreds of quotes that can lift your spirits and help you get through your day.  Here’s a collection of some of my personal favorites!

5. Careers advice

Nervous about an upcoming interview?  No clue what to wear to the first day of your internship?  Fear not!  Pinterest has all the answers, with great tips on networking, the job hunt, and everything relating to careers!  Take a look at this board for more tips.

So, what are you waiting for?  Give Pinterest a try to today and find your own inspiration!


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