11 Ways to Have the Most English Major-Inspired Holiday Season Ever

We don’t want to brag *too* much, but we think your Christmas is about to get a whole lot brighter. This fun guide is all about how to have the most English major-inspired holiday season EVER, from fun book-inspired Christmas decoration ideas to reading recommendations that are sure to put you in the holiday spirit.

Posted on December 13, 2018 and filed under Featured Articles, Articles.

Valentine Gift Ideas for English Majors

If your Valentine is an English major, writer, word nerd, or avid reader, finding the perfect Valentine card and gift just got a whole lot easier! Our Valentine gift guide features dozens of wonderfully nerdy cards, thoughtful jewelry, clever mugs, and more. Searching for more English major gift ideas? Find our other gift guides here!

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Posted on November 27, 2018 .

Branding Essentials for the English Major: 4 Examples of How to Re-package Your Skills for Employers

As English majors, we are quite good at articulating abstract ideas and that’s what this article is all about: how to brand your in-demand skill set into something tangible that employers (in any industry) will realize they desperately want and need.

Posted on November 19, 2018 and filed under Articles, Featured Articles.

Sylvia Plath Gift Guide

Our Sylvia Plath gift guide is packed with Plath-inspired enamel pins, accessories, apparel, and home decor! Whether you’re looking for something small to send to a faraway friend or you’re searching for something to make a statement (there are some gorgeous art prints in the mix), our Plath-inspired gift guide makes it easy to find the perfect present.

Posted on November 12, 2018 and filed under Gift Guides, Gift Guide New.