VIDEO: College Students Ask: Do Your Friends Talk Like This?

Whether it’s in the dining hall, in class, or in your dorm room, hanging out and talking with friends is fun! But have you ever paused during a convo and noticed something about how your friends speak? Namely, do your … Continue Reading

What is it Called When You Say “LIKE” too Much?

For my birthday, my daughter and fellow logophile gave me The Emotionary by Eden Sher, famous for her portrayal of the socially awkward and empathetic Sue Heck from TV’s, The Middle.  The Emotionary is “a dictionary of words that don’t exist for feelings that do.” … Continue Reading

How I Turned My Gift for Gab into Speaking Out #Feminism #InternationalWomensDay

When my parents decided to name me Gabby, it was more of a premonition than a name. I don’t hide the fact that I am a bit of a talker. I am not a wallflower nor do I wish to … Continue Reading

You CAN Take the Valley Girl Out of the Valley! Meet Ella Michaels, USA Debate Team Member

Sixteen-year-old Ella Michaels is from the San Fernando Valley in California where Valley Girl-speak was born, and according to Ella, is still alive and well (like, totally!).  Ella also happens to be a member of this year’s USA Debate Team, … Continue Reading

How an App Helped Me Rock My College Interviews

  College interviews are so stressful… I thought I had finished the college process after I joyously clicked submit on my final application. Little did I know that I would soon be overwhelmed with emails from college alumni asking to … Continue Reading

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3 Tips and an App to Ace that College Interview

Applying to colleges and writing essays is not easy. And, for many students, the hardest part of the process is the in-person college interview, a key part of some college applications. Not every college asks for an interview and, in fact, … Continue Reading

Don’t Throw Away Your Shot! LikeSo for Auditions

I was thrilled to reunite with a friend from my Broadway theatre days when we were “younger than springtime,” “side by side by side,” and dared to “dream the impossible dream.”  No, we were not performing on stage, but the … Continue Reading

How Did 5 Millennials Score Playing LikeSo App on CNBC? It’s Like, Totally, Revealing!

My favorite moment in CNBC’s video coverage of LikeSo: Your Personal Speech Coach happens halfway through the mustached millennial’s TalkAbout session. He has a realization that he is “…thinking more about my words than I am about the question, okay?!” … Continue Reading