Jessica Phillips

Student, American University

Jessica Phillips is a junior at American University, double-majoring in Public Relations and Psychology. She is particularly interested in mental health advocacy and child psychology. In addition to writing, she loves reading and taking in all that Washington D.C. has to offer.

Recently written by Jessica


Online Dating: 2017 Edition

2017 has been a year of change, including what dating apps are in and out. 


“Finstagrams”: The Fake Accounts Showing Their Real Sides

With the pressure to keep up appearances, some Instagram users have started creating secondary accounts that they call their “Finstagrams”, or Fake Instagrams. But these accounts are anything but fake. Here, teenagers will post unflattering pictures of themselves, photos of a messy bedroom or bad grade they’ve received, and everything in between.


Decoding Popular Emoji's

 Emojis are fun and put on a new twist on communicating, but it can sometimes be unclear what these emojis really mean. Here is an overview of some of the more common emojis and how they can be interpreted.


Keeping Your Profile Pristine But Public During College Application Season

When it comes to prepare for college and the application process, there’s a new step for college-bound students to consider: social media presence. Advice on using your social media presence for good when applying for colleges.