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My Time At Celebrity Family Feud

This weekend I was able to attend a taping of Celebrity Family Feud with TV Bob through the TV Nation course. As a big fan of the show, I was really excited to get the chance to see how the show is filmed and what goes on behind the scenes that gets cut. This trip […]

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Enjoying the Vibe in LA

I’ve been planning and looking forward to attend the SULA semester since my sophomore year. All the people who attended the program said positive things about it, and now that I’m here in LA, I’m able to prove that the good feedbacks are true! Besides the absolutely awesome weather, food, and landscapes in LA, there […]

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Driving In Style

While It’s true that my career is in acting and that I hope to continue that full-time when I graduate, my passions can also be found in cars and aviation. Alongside my high school classes I went to flight school and became a licensed pilot right before I left for college and around the same […]

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Hollywood Film Awards

As part of the many exciting activities SULA offers, I got the chance to be a seat filler at the Hollywood Film Awards held at the Beverly Hilton. Getting the opportunity to (at times literally) rub elbows with Hollywood’s finest was truly mind-blowing. Sitting among stars like Al Pacino, Charlize Theron, Olivia Wilde, and many […]

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Have To VS. Get To- How To Keep Wonderment Alive

After a half-hour of silence and some furious typing, my boss looks at me and asks if I can get him a coffee, the stereotypical intern duty. I look up from the spreadsheet I’m filling out and nod, stretching my back out as I get up and go. Now, this scenario I’m describing could go […]

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Feeling like the Highest in the Room

As an aspiring music video director, I have landed just about the coolest job possible—interning for esteemed director Dave Meyers. It’s an incredibly humbling experience to work for someone with such valuable knowledge and so much talent. I’ve had the chance to work on set with Mr. Meyers and my passion for making videos has […]

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Surfs Up

As soon as I was accepted into the SULA program, I had numerous people ask me if I would be surfing during my time in California. First, I thought that was such a weird question but then I would always chuckle in response – I am the least coordinated, most unbalanced person I know. Up […]

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Pursuing Personal Projects

It’s officially been one month since I’ve arrived in LA and thus far the semester has been an incredible experience, but also insanely busy. Between working long days, taking a full schedule of classes, completing homework, and attending all the incredible events that SULA has in store for us, there has never been a dull […]

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The Beautiful City of Los Angeles

Despite only having been in Los Angeles for four weeks, I have fallen completely in love with the city! In fact, although this may seem extremely hyperbolic, as soon I arrived at LAX and took the drive through the city to AVA Toluca Hills, I knew that LA and I were a perfect match. What’s […]

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SULA is the Jumper Cable for Your Career

It was two weeks into my SULA experience. My car had just gotten tuned up after a long trip across the country. I’m leaving my apartment to pick up some groceries when, *click* *click* *click* , something’s not right. I pull the keys out of the ignition, and try again. *Click* *click*click* . Nothing. My […]

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