Kara Sherrer

Kara Sherrer

writer. editor. digital native.

Kara Sherrer is a writer and editor based in Nashville, TN. Her stories have appeared on USA TODAY College and The Huffington Post, among others.

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Aca-believe it: Vanderbilt grad becomes 'Pitch Perfect' Treblemaker

The Oklahoma native never pursued acting or professional singing before auditioning for hit musical comedy’s sequel, which opened in theaters this past weekend.

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Fitness 'sorority' looks to liberate women from the elliptical

The organization helps women “find their fit” through organized weekly workouts at different studios such as CrossFit, Pure Barre and even salsa dancing.

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USC startup EnvoyNow makes delivering Chipotle to your dorm a reality

The co-founders even had the opportunity to pitch their idea to Mark Cuban of "Shark Tank" fame.

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Why I used to carry my college rejection letters in my backpack

A college decision letter can neither guarantee nor deny you success and happiness.

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Sesh app aims to make on-demand, peer-to-peer tutoring a reality

Vanderbilt and Stanford students developed the app as an alternative to costly, in-person tutoring options.

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6 web extensions to save money while shopping online

Before you make your back-to-school purchases, try downloading a few of these extensions to save money as you shop online.

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Chapman University grads launch app to rival Snapchat

The founders believe that their app Beet sets itself apart by focusing on recording and sharing everyday memories.

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Vanderbilt junior competes in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup

Lina Granados was one of just 14 current NCAA athletes to compete on international rosters this year.

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4 alternative summer workouts you can do outside

Combine childhood fun with adult exercise by designing your own circuit workout around the park.

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5 tips for your first college credit card

Maintaining a good credit score (or developing a bad one) will have lasting ramifications.

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4 networking strategies for your summer internship

Building professional relationships and networking within the company greatly increases your chances of getting a reference or even a job once the internship is over.

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There is no such thing as a 'safe' tan

While you may be tempted to pursue bronzer skin this summer, don’t fall for these four common tanning myths.

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5 websites to help you find the perfect first car | USA TODAY College

For those who never bought a car before, the process can seem daunting. Here are five websites to help you out.

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Study: 'Pics or it didn't happen' distracts you from real life

A study suggests this approach could distract you from being in the present moment and impair your memories of what happened.

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5 reasons you should have a personal website

Having a personal website is a great strategy to showcase your work and to help you stand out from other candidates.