About Courtney Levitt

Courtney is a sophomore at the University of Maryland, College Park, studying Communications. She is an active member in the Greek life community and loves being a member of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority. Courtney was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. While she spends a majority of her time in Maryland, she takes advantage of her breaks and travels to Florida, where she spends time with family and friends. Courtney loves creative writing, blogging, travelling, social media, fashion, hot yoga, trying new things, and giving back to others. She believes that everything in life happens for a reason. She is excited to share her thoughts and experiences as sources of inspiration and even motivation for others.

Get Smart & Learn to be Different

Growing up, I questioned my "stupidity." I felt dumb and embarrassed. I couldn’t understand why I was still reading through the instructions when my classmates were already halfway done with the actual assignment. I couldn’t fathom why my classmates would voluntarily read out loud in front of the class at times when it wasn’t even [...]

10 Ways to Cope with Stress Without the Mess

It’s Midterm week, Spring break is around the corner, and an enormous weight has been placed on my shoulders once again. With so many errands to run, so much material to learn, and so much sleep to catch up on, it seems rather impossible to get through the week acting like myself. I am stressed [...]

Get Smart: Social Media Detox

Rewind to 16 years ago, year 2000, where desktop computers held AIM chat-rooms, flip phones were used “only for emergencies,” and Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter, were simply nonexistent. Fast-forward 16 years later and I sit here today, just like you, looking at my screen, wondering how I could ever go an entire day without checking [...]

Famously Uncoordinated

I am famously uncoordinated. So much so that my friends thought it would be hilarious to add my name to the roster of almost every athletic team in high school. Each season began with a coach calling my name and the actual members of the team snickering at the joke. In spite of this all, [...]