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5 Unorthodox Tips for College Freshmen

My first week of college at North Carolina State University was one of the most nervous and exciting times in my life.

It included everything from meeting tons of new people, decorating my dorm, finding my classes on campus, and not to mention the millions of free t-shirts I seemed to receive. 959 more words

College Students

How a College Student Generated $100K for Her Company

Jessica Ekstrom

CEO and Founder of HeadbandsOfHope.org, Speaker and Author.

The idea for my company, Headbands of Hope, came from a summer internship at a wish-granting organization for kids with life-threatening illnesses when I was 19. 787 more words

Thehouseoftai

Fighting Cancer with Headbands

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the… 1,166 more words

College Students

How 3 Women Take Risks To Achieve Success

Would you accept a job offer in a country where you didn’t know the language? What about starting a non-profit while juggling college life? Or auditioning to be a TV show host? 267 more words

Features

How One Young Entrepreneur Is Changing Lives One Headband At A Time

During her junior at North Carolina State University, Jessica Ekstrom experienced a life changing moment that changed the trajectory of her life.

While volunteering for the… 456 more words

Features

Hope and headbands

Despite still fighting a nagging ankle injury, I signed up for a cross-country 5K that was this past weekend: the Sweat Hope 5K. One of my dearest friends agreed to run it, too, and because it raised money for… 1,044 more words

Flourishing Tree

It's a beautiful day for a photoshoot!

So I had an amazing Saturday.  The weather was amazingly beautiful, and I was amazingly busy.  But one thing in particular, totally rocked my world.  The founder and CEO of… 445 more words

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