Top 6 Gifts to Give a Bride in 2020

Weddings are a time of giving, and there are many chances to shower the bride-to-be with memorable gifts, one of those being the bridal shower. Looking for some ideas of good gifts that will have her smiling from ear to ear? Check out this list of some of the top trending gifts for brides this…

Do’s and Don’ts of Interview Attire

So you have a big interview coming up (in-person or virtual) and you have no idea what to wear! Well, I am here to help! Here are some tips and tricks for what you should and should not be wearing to your interview! Good luck and I hope you get the job or get accepted…

What You Need In Your Purse: 8 Must-Haves

Today I am talking about one of my favorite accessories- the purse. Why is a purse so important to a woman? For many reasons. A purse is more than a last-minute fashion accessory. Purses are portable storing spaces so that you can have everything you need on the go. They come in all shapes and…

What’s a Dissertation Committee?

Now that I am ABD (All But Dissertation), meaning that I have fulfilled all program requirements besides completion of the dissertation, I will be spending the majority of the remainder of my PhD program writing my dissertation and receiving feedback from my dissertation committee. The people on this committee can make or break your experience,…

Teaching as a PhD Student

This article is all about what it’s like to teach as a PhD student. Different programs have different requirements, but there are still some basic things that you need to know. My program requires that all doctoral students teach one class online as a Section Instructor and one class in person as the Instructor of…

The Model: A Portfolio

My brand is called KendallTheModelScholar, which speaks to the fact that I am one, a freelance, recreational model and pageant queen, and on the other hand a scholar, being a third year PhD student. This blog post is like a “portfolio” of some of the past modeling projects that I have been a part of…

The Title is About More Than the Crown

As you all know, I am the National Miss Captivating of the national Captivating Pageants! I am about a quarter way through my reign, and wanted to talk about some of the appearances I have made so far. While it is nice to have the sparkly crown and sash, the title is about way more…

Inspirational Black Women

Another Black History Month is upon us, and I wanted to take the time to acknowledge some of the Black women who give me inspiration and where I get motivation from. Take the time this month to thank the powerful Black women in your life. They really are warriors!¬†   Serena Williams¬†   I have…

Ways to Show Love

It’s Valentine’s Day, and while a lot of people are focused on how to show love to their significant others, or that person you have a crush on, I want to encourage you to show love to everyone that you come across today, because not everyone has a special someone! Here are some ways to…