Sanah Faroke

Bio

Sanah is a passionate writer (especially when she has coffee). She studied Journalism at Boston University. She loves Bollywood, Hispanic food, Hip-Hop, quoting TV shows and comparing herself to Mindy Kaling. Tweet her at @sanahfaroke.

Hometown Hero: 5 Ways To Experience Wanderlust Without Traveling

By Sanah Faroke
If you have an imagination like mine, you’ve climbed Mount Everest with your toy tiger at 6 years old, become a mermaid and fallen in and out of love throughout decades, spanning from the roaring 20s to the age of "The Jetsons." Everything has…

Why 'Hanging Out' Is Not An Acceptable Level Of Dating Progression

By Sanah Faroke
I can’t put my finger on it, and maybe you can’t either, but what is it with dating? You know he likes you, but to what extent? There’s some interest, but one thing leads to another, and boom, you’re hanging out. I know you were expecting something…

Bring It On, World: 4 Options Recent Grads Have For Their Next Steps

By Sanah Faroke
The feeling of graduation is probably one of the most liberating and exciting sensations you could experience as a 20-something. It’s right up there with owning your own car, getting married (if you’re into that) and watching a complete season of…

4 Things You Need To Realize Before Making Up With Your BFF

By Sanah Faroke
There’s a rumor circulating that it's possible to have more than one best friend. In some respects, you absolutely can. But you know that deep down, you have a friend who you love because you’ve known her the longest. You have another friend who…

5 Life Long Struggles of Having a Baby Face

By Sanah Faroke
I look like I’m 12 years old. I’ve looked like this since I was 12 and I don’t seem to age. Time and time again, I’ve been told, “When you’re older, you’ll be happy you look so young!” Yeah, yeah, we’ve all heard the phrase. If you’re spreading this…

20 Lessons Gilmore Girls taught me before my twenties

By Sanah Faroke
Before I graduated from high school, drastically cut my bangs or even began to obsess over Mindy Kaling, I lived in a world where small-town charm was “the thing” and "Gilmore Girls" was my life. Netflix announced that it will begin streaming all…

Why Confidence May Be Just As Important As Capability When It Comes To Success

By Sanah Faroke
The internal dialogue of an overly confident student probably goes something along the lines of, "Wow, this test is really easy; give me a harder question." Or, "Group project? I’ll go with that other smart girl over there." Don’t you kind of hate…

Hungover? Why Your DNA Might Be More Guilty Than That Bottle Of Jack

By Sanah Faroke
Most college students have one of two realizations when they wake up in the morning: 1) They wake up in a frenzy, screaming, “What year is it?!” after oversleeping and missing an 8 am class; 2) they wake up thinking someone is knocking on their…

5 Reasons Why Friendly Advice Is Sometimes Better Than Following Your Own

By Sanah Faroke
Before I ever dated anyone, I knew how to give advice on relationships. Honestly, I have no idea how that worked out. Many of my friends, who probably had no one else to whom they could turn (and probably used me as a last resort), would either call…

Bullying isn't just for kids, professors and employers do too

By Sanah Faroke
You’d think that as a grownup, or supposed adult, you wouldn’t have to deal with childish idiots like the dumb high school know-it-alls, or the people who never seem to stop judging every move you make. I hate to break it to you, but those people…

Why Finding 'The One' Shouldn't Be Your Main Goal In College

By Sanah Faroke
When I was a little girl, I asked my mother how my life would be when I was older. Well, the answer wasn’t #flawless, if that’s what you’re thinking. I kind of figured that I’d become a nun, like in "Sound of Music" and be single forever. As you can…

Realizations to have on partying after transitioning to the real world

By Sanah Faroke
Okay, okay, I’ll admit it: I went out... like, a lot... while immersed in the college party scene. Often when I picked my classes, I aimed for a four-day weekend, and it wasn’t so I could catch up on homework. Building up my alcohol tolerance was a…

Changing The Game: How Women Can Stop Underestimating Themselves In The Workplace

By Sanah Faroke
Our workforce has become this “great American game,” where there’s often a winner and a loser. But, it’s questionable whether the winner status is determined from skill and merit since this game has become a battle of the sexes where men have the…