Rachel Dellaposta

Rachel Dellaposta

I am 24 years of age and am a graduate from the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky where I majored in Communication Arts and minored in Psychology. I was a DJ for the campus radio station. After graduation, I got married and moved to Florida. I now reside in Ohio where I work for Nordstrom. My passion is writing and my life goal is to write and publish a novel.
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  • Slow Down and Take a Breath
    Speaking in public can be a daunting task, but one important tip to make public speaking a little easier is to simply speak slowly.
  • Review of Insurgent by Veronica Roth
    Insurgent, the second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series, keeps Tris Prior's story alive as Tris learns about herself, the factions that control her city, and the power a single decision can have.
  • Pro's and Con's of a Destination Wedding
    Not every bride desires a destination wedding, but it could turn into the wedding of your dreams.
  • Prioritize Your Wedding Visions to Stay On-Budget
    Girls dream of the perfect wedding from a young age. Brides on a budget, though, need to prioritize in order to achieve their dream while keeping it affordable.
  • How to Choose Bridesmaid Dresses: Keeping Both Brides and Bridesmaids Happy
    With so many choices available, choosing a dress for your bridesmaids can be a daunting task. With this guide, you can be positive your girls will look and feel fabulous on your special day!
  • Hunger Games Movie Review
    This review analyzes The Hunger Games movie after having read (and loved) the book by Suzanne Collins.
  • Baby Powder Uses
    Everyone knows how baby powder can be used on babies, but try these tips to make your own life easier as well!
  • Review of James Dashner's the Scorch Trials
    This article concerns my opinions of The Scorch Trials by James Dashner. It is the second book of The Maze Runner series.
  • Review of James Dashner's the Maze Runner
    Here are my thoughts and opinions on Dashner's first installment of the Maze Runner series.
  • How to Make the Best Sweet Iced Tea
    Making delicious southern-style sweet tea is easy if you follow these simple steps!
  • How to Create a Candy Buffet
    A candy buffet can be the perfect compliment to anything from a formal event to a casual party. With these simple tips, you can create a beautiful candy buffet that your guests will be talking about for weeks!
  • Theories of Human Communicaton
    The Anglo-American and Continental paradigms of human communication are vastly different. This article provides a basis for the theories under both of these paradigms and also provides an explanation of the best way to use these communication theories.
  • 5 Unique Ways to Increase Page Views on Associated Content
    This article provides 5 ways to increase page views on Associated Content that you may not have thought of. It recommends unique ways to gain readers and goes beyond promoting links on Twitter.
  • Everything You Need to Know About Alfred Hitchcock
    One of the most interesting film directors of all time, Alfred Hitchcock had the ability to captivate audiences and scare them out of his wits. Here is everything you need to know about Hitchcock's life as well as his long, vibrant career.
  • A Physiological Look at Depression
    Depression is a complex disorder with multiple causes, symptoms, and treatment options. This article examines those related to the physiological underpinnings of depression.
  • Spring 2011 Fashion Trend: Coast
    This Spring, design your wardrobe around the latest fashion trends. You can be in style and look like a Bohemian princess by following these suggestions to pull off a look like you just got back from the beach!
  • Top Christmas Decorating Theme Ideas
    Christmas decorating can sometimes be overwhelming and a little difficult to put together, but a theme will help you stay organized. This article explores several different themes you can try for you Christmas decorating!
  • Auditioning for the Reality TV Show, "Tool Academy"
    Have you ever wondered what It's like to audition for a reality TV show? This article details my experience through the process of auditioning for "Tool Academy."
  • The Ultimate Guide to College Dorm Room Essentials
    This guide will help you move in to your college dorm room and have everything necessary to start your college career off on the right foot.
  • How to Have Beautiful Wedding Flowers on a Budget
    Wedding flowers can get extremely pricey, but there are ways around these extravagant costs. This article will show you how to have great flowers for your wedding on a budget.
  • Review of Tresemme Fresh Start Dry Shampoo
    Tresemme's new Fresh Start Dry Shampoo sounds great, but does it really do what it promises? This article goes over all of the positives and negatives of this new product.
  • How to Make a Wedding Welcome Bag
    There are many things that can be included in a Wedding Welcome Bag. These can provide great convenience for out of town guests at your wedding!
  • Fall 2010 Fashion Trend: Vintage Military
    Vintage army is a great look that is easy to update. It is fun and can be flattering on anyone. Here is how to pull off this look!
  • How to Get Chlorine Out of Hair
    During summertime, hair can get a chemical buildup. This chemical buildup can damage hair, but it is actually easy to get rid of!
  • Fiction Writing Pointers: How to Determine Which Point of View to Use
    Writers often struggle with the decision of whether to use first or third person point of view. This guide will help writers to distinguish between the two and to weigh the positives and negatives of each.
  • Review of the Sleep Aid, Ambien CR and Its Side Effects
    Difficulties sleeping can be extremely frustrating and often require sleep aids. However, some sleep aids, such as Ambien, are not worth taking due to the strange side effects they cause.
  • Purple Haiku
    Purple denotes power, can can also have negative connotations as well. This poem allows the mind to think freely about purple interpretations.
  • How to Layer Outfits
    The most fashionable women use different layers in order to add dimension and interest to their wardrobe. They show off their personality and form a completed look with layering items, and here is how to do it.
  • Top 5 Money-Saving Ideas
    Here are 5 easy ideas for saving money. People often need money for special events in their lives or enjoy having a base of extra money just in case they need it, and with these tips, they can easily save extra cash for these special circumstances.
  • How to Make Beautiful Floral Centerpieces
    Is your house suffering from a case of the blah's? Spice it up with your very own creation! Arrange a vase of fake flowers and you have a fantastic decoration to go with any decor.
  • Survival Skills for Online Classes
    Online Classes offer many benefits, but can cause difficulties for some people. These are a few tips on how to keep yourself on track in order to succeed in an online class.
  • The Dangers of MRSA
    MRSA is a potentially deadly staph infection that many people are unaware of. This article is about my experiences in hopes of raising awareness about MRSA. I also hope that people will learn how to keep MRSA from turning into a deadly experience.
  • Tips for Finding a Summer Job for High School and College Students
    If you need a summer job, there are a few things you should keep in mind. Start your search early and choose something you will enjoy. Good luck!
  • Spring and Summer 2010 Fashion Trends
    This article will guide you through selecting the best fashion pieces for the spring and summer of 2010. Get a great head-to-toe look by following these simple tips and ideas to keep you in fashion.
  • How to Begin Writing a Screenplay
    Look no further for help with screenwriting. These are basic tips to get writers started with their first screenplay. Characters, storylines, and basic tips are discussed.
  • Review of Pantene's Expressions Conditioner
    This is my personal review of Pantene's newest conditioner which is meant to bring out the colors in your hair. In a nutshell, this product works!
  • How to Have Beautiful Hair Every Day
    Is your hair drab and boring? Follow these tips and your hair will be shiny and healthy. Everyone will be envious of your hair and you can have a perfect hair day every day!
  • Overview of Schizophrenia
    People often exhibit abnormal behavior, but few people experience delusions and hallucinations. This article describes what it is like to have the psychotic disorder, Schizophrenia, as well as possible causes and treatments.
  • Example of the Ideological Approach to Rhetorical Criticism
    This article demonstrates the process of critiqueing a political cartoon using the Ideological search model. It goes through each step of description, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation and explains everyday power struggles.
  • Example of the Dramatistic Paradigm Using the Holes Movie
    Having trouble using Burke's Dramatistic approach to critique a rhetorical text? This essay demonstrates the process of description, analysis, interpretation, and evaluation with the example of Sachar's Holes movie.
  • How to Maintain Long-distance Relationships
    This gives a few short tips that will help people to survive being away from their partners for significant periods of time while keeping the relationship fresh and fun.
  • Example of the Classical Paradigm of Rhetorical Criticism
    Having trouble using the Classical model? This essay demonstrates the process from description to analysis to interpretation to evaluation through the use of Emma Goldman's speech.
  • Analysis of Finding Nemo Use of Narrative Paradigm
    This essay evaluates Finding Nemo's use of the Narrative Paradigm in order to tell a story and to persuade its audience to believe its morals. American values, attitudes, and beliefs present in the movie are discussed and analyzed.

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