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Giving New Meaning to “Fillerbuster”

Ever since I had the epiphany that the use of filler words are at epidemic proportions, and that an app could help us all be better speakers, I have been frustrated by the lack of words to describe this pervasive phenomenon. … Continue Reading

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Superhero Lauren Galley on Generation Z’s “LIKE” Overload!

Over the years, Twitter has delivered some pretty spectacular new friends. One of my favorite “tweeple” is the 21-year-old inspiring superhero, Lauren Galley. If you don’t know about her, you should… Lauren is all about girl power! As an award-winning teen … Continue Reading

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How NOT to Sustain an Injury During a Presentation #SpeechFitness

I remember my first middle school presentation as a blur of me stuttering profusely right before tripping over an overhead projector cord into the whiteboard, which left me with a bruised face, broken ego, and my teacher’s reassuring words that … Continue Reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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