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A Rewind of my Blog

We've made it, folks. The very last blog post of the semester. 15 weeks, 42 blog posts, 101 comments, 2,841 views,  and countless memories later, we've reached the end. This might not be a big deal to anyone else, but it is to me. Fifteen weeks ago I had little hope for this blog, I'll be honest. It was all so new to me, and it seemed completely impossible to write over 40 unique blog posts that would captivate my audience. I could go on and on, but I'll spare you. I thought for a wrap-up of the whole semester we could do a rewind and relive some of the best moments I've had on this blog.

1. My very first post, introducing myself as a lover of pizza and Tori Kelly. Fifteen weeks later and that is still completely accurate.
2. That time I gave you my most sincere Tinder tips.
3. When I explained my favorite parts of being in Greek Life.
4. The time I interviewed my Japanese friend Shiori for a podcast and she taught me how to speak some Japanese. I've completely…

7 Steps to Measuring My Success

In case you missed it, for my last week of blogs I'm doing three wrap-up style blogs. This one is going to be a wrap-up of our final book for this class "Measure What Matters" by Katie Paine. This book has a lot of great information about measuring value and statistics across your social media channels. In every chapter of this book, the author summarizes all of her points into seven main steps. So instead of summing up this entire book and talking about how to measure social media, I figured I'd use these seven steps to measure my life thus far and where I plan to go.

1. Define your goals and objectivesBe happyBe healthyForm and maintain strong, caring friendships Get my degreeEncourage others 2. Define your environment, audience, and your role in influencing them
My environment is my school, my home, and my church. My audience is my family, friends, brothers and sisters in Christ, my professors and future employers. No matter how I influence them I hope to always be…