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How to Wear a Midriff Tank

By ShivaniJanuary 7, 2014
Miley Cyrus is onto something, guys. Tongue exposure and twerking scandals aside, this girl is killing it when it comes to fashion. She may not have started the crop-top trend, but she is responsible for making tummy flashing T-shirts look cool again. Once a staple ... More  →
How to Wear a Midriff Tank

How to Play with a Girl's Hair

By ShivaniJanuary 2, 2014
Playing with a girl’s hair is a nice excuse to get closer and maybe set yourself up for lots of kissing. It’s a simple and intimate way to show a girl you like her that won’t lead to clammy palms (but just might lead to a ... More  →
How to Play with a Girl's Hair

The Best of Shivani's 2013

By ShivaniDecember 20, 2013
Shivani is the inside, outside and overlap of all things college on SparkLife. It really seems like only yesterday I was mistakenly dating all my papers with the year 2012, when really that was January and 2013 is almost done.Between Miley Cyrus's antics and the upheaval in ... More  →
The Best of Shivani's 2013

9 Secrets of Great Leaders

By ShivaniDecember 10, 2013
From Dumbledore to Voldemort, the spectrum of powerful leaders covers a lot of territory. Real-life alphas like Indra Nooyi, Winston Churchill, and Abraham Lincoln show us that true greatness comes from strong leadership skills. College admissions teams, teachers, parents, and peers all value the ability ... More  →
9 Secrets of Great Leaders

The Most Excellent Grandparent Catchphrases

By ShivaniDecember 4, 2013
The holiday season is officially here, which means red cups at Starbucks, excellent shopping, and sweater weather. But the best part of the holidays isn’t found at the mall—it’s found at home. As cliché as that sounds, hanging out with extended family can be awesome. ... More  →
The Most Excellent Grandparent Catchphrases

A Standardized Scale for How Hard You're Shipping a Character

By ShivaniNovember 29, 2013
For those who don’t know, "shipping" is basically when you like the idea of two fictional characters being together. Their connection could be platonic but is more often made romantic. Deciding to while away math class thinking about the possibilities (Beetee and Wiress! Tris and ... More  →
A Standardized Scale for How Hard You're Shipping a Character

What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

By ShivaniNovember 26, 2013
Your personality—the very essence of your being—is really just a conglomeration of your habits, ticks, and reindeer beanies that people use to identify you. The way you decorate, dance and even breathe* all clue people in to the way you live and deal with the ... More  →
What Your Breakfast Says About Your Study Habits

10 Things That Are Better When You Just Add Water

By ShivaniNovember 18, 2013
Some days it’s easier to stay up till 5 a.m. watching TV than it is to drag yourself into bed and get a good night’s sleep. On those lonely nights, nothing is more entertaining than infomercials (because they’re the only thing on). And no infomercial ... More  →
10 Things That Are Better When You Just Add Water

What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame

By ShivaniNovember 15, 2013
Maybe your Vine about your pet bunny plotting murder hit crazy levels of success, maybe a news camera caught sight of your beautiful face, or maybe you just wrote the Hilarious Tweet to end all Hilarious Tweets. However it happened, people are now in a ... More  →
What to Do With Your 15 Minutes of Fame

16 Great Ways to Update Your Bedroom Walls

By ShivaniNovember 7, 2013
Whether your walls are bare or plastered with posters, there’s never a bad time to redecorate. Especially if, in between the unicorn painting from fourth grade and the suspicious stain from before your family moved into your house, it feels like you’ve outgrown your surroundings. ... More  →
16 Great Ways to Update Your Bedroom Walls
About the Author
Shivani

Shivani is a blogger and college student living in Miami, Florida. She’s usually rocking a serious topknot and always trying to realize her life’s ambition of getting her own reality show. In her spare time she blogs about boys, school, and makeup on www.missaluru.wordpress.com. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @padmashiv.

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