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Brynne Ramella


My professional journey into writing began by accident.

During my sophomore year of college, I used my personal Twitter profile to promote a journalism project. This tweet caught the attention of my university's social media director, and he went on to create an internship specifically for me with our Office of Marketing and Communication.

Since then, nearly every position I've held has involved content creation in some way. I have worked with organizations such as Life is a Funny Scene,, the Chicago Tribune's Trib Nation, Matthew Lew,, G2 Crowd, The Movie Buff, Cultured Vultures and the Playlist.

I look forward to continuing to learn and grow in my journey to becoming a stronger writer!

Cultured Vultures
Netflix And A New Kind of Rom-Com | Cultured Vultures

Here's a formula we all know better than any algebraic equation: what do you get when you take one unlikely couple, add a few zany shenanigans, and multiple the relationship drama by about 10? The romantic comedy. The genre has been a vital part of the fabric of American cinema for the 40 years or so.

I Am Mother Movie Review (2019) | The Movie Buff

"I Am Mother" is a movie that was almost great. The film itself has a simple enough premise. In a post-apocalyptic world, a sentient android living in a bunker referred to as "Mother" (voiced by Rose Byrne) grows an embryo in an artificial womb. Soon enough, "Daughter" (Clara Rugaard) is born.

Always Be My Maybe Movie Review (2019) | The Movie Buff

Netflix's latest installment in their determined effort to revitalize the rom-com is "Always Be My Maybe." While it offers nothing innovative to the genre, it is sprinkled with memorable gems along the way. Ali Wong and Randall Park star as Sasha and Marcus, respectfully - childhood friends who hook up once and lose touch for 16 years.

The Perfection Movie Review (2018) | The Movie Buff

After the death of her mother, former child cello prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) returns to her roots to reconnect with her former instructor Anton (Steven Weber). She is shocked to learn that her fading star has been outshone by rising cellist Lizzie (Logan Browning). The women's lives become intertwined and take them down an unexpected plot.

Top Movie Editor Solutions Used by Hollywood Professionals

Here's a secret: Movie magic isn't actually magic at all. Crystal-clear images, perfect audio and seamless transitions take a lot of work. It's all meticulously created with the help of video editing software. Just like us, Hollywood professionals need software to get the job done. Luckily, the editing platforms they use are available to everyone.

Glass Movie Review (2019) | The Movie Buff

"Glass" is the finale to the loose Shyamalan trilogy comprised of 2000's "Unbreakable" and 2017's " Split." Here's a quick refresher on the earlier two films - "Unbreakable" is the story of ordinary man David Dunn (Bruce Willis) discovering he has acquired superhuman strength, with Elijah Price (Samuel L.

What Video Editing Software Do YouTubers Use? (Free and Paid)

Michael Scott said it best: "When I discovered YouTube, I didn't work for five days." YouTube has been around for nearly 15 years, and frankly, it's hard to imagine what life was like before it existed. The first video uploaded to YouTube chronicled YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim's trip to the zoo.

Geocoding 101: What Is Geocoding and How Does It Work?

There are more places on Earth than we can keep track of. Just think about all the residences, national parks, businesses, bodies of water ... I could go on. For businesses concerned with different locations, keeping track of a variety of physical locations can be a daunting task.

7 Best Free Student Information Systems for School Administrators in 2019

Succeeding in education requires pushing yourself to get ahead, and with these seven free study tools for students and teachers, that push comes at no cost to you. There is a lot of behind-the-scenes work to ensure children at your school receive the best education possible.

Searching Movie Review (2018) | The Movie Buff

In perhaps what will become known as the new found-footage film genre, "Searching" is a harrowing thriller told exclusively through screens (think 2014's "Unfriended"). But instead of using the internet as a cheap supernatural gimmick, first-time director Aneesh Chaganty uses the digital world as a clever story-telling device and clever commentary on today's social media-driven society.

The Biggest AR/VR Trends in 2019

We have heard for years that virtual reality software (VR) was the thing of the future, poised to be the biggest technology of our generation. But time has told a different story. VR has a limited adoption rate among both businesses and consumers.

The Princess Switch Movie Review (2018) | The Movie Buff

What do you get when you take the "Parent Trap," a dash of Netflix's aggressively cheesy "A Christmas Prince" and throw in every rom-com trope under the sun? The answer is "The Princess Switch," one of the more prominent features in Netflix's slew of original Christmas movies this year.

Inside I'm Racing Movie Review (2017) | The Movie Buff

"Inside I'm Racing" is an Irish short film centered around autistic teen Jamie (Ethan Dodd) and his passion for auto racing. Right off the bat, the film falls into an easy trope so often seen by movies centered around characters with a disability - the story immediately becomes about how Jamie's disability impacts those around him, instead of how he navigates through life with autism.

7 Best Free Graphic Design Software in 2018

Free graphic design software allows you to create the perfect visual for your business on a budget - take a look at this list of products that helps beginners create online vector graphics for free.

Creep Movie Review (2014) | The Movie Buff

Subtle is scary. Simple is scary. Small is scary. Turns out that two guys and a largely improvised script is also scary. "Creep" is an unabashedly straightforward story. Aaron (director and cowriter Patrick Brice) answers an ad requiring his videographer services that will pay $1,000.

The Babysitter Movie Review (2017) | The Movie Buff

"The Babysitter" is not a good movie, let me make that clear. But that is absolutely what makes it so damn entertaining. This Netflix original stars Judah Lewis as Cole a nerdy 12-year-old who still has a babysitter. That babysitter is high schooler Bee (Samara Weaving) - beautiful, cool and funny.

Mandy Movie Review (2018) | The Movie Buff

"Mandy"is one part psychedelic trip through the woods and two parts unbridled rage. It should be no surprise that Nicolas Cage is at the center of this film. In fact, it almost seems like this role was written for him.

7 Best Free 3D Modeling Software Tools in 2018

Sometimes you need more than just words to tell a story. Colors, depth and movement can communicate a message in ways that words simply cannot. That's where 3D modeling software comes in.

7 Best Free Animation Software for 2018

Animation has come a long way since the days of " Steamboat Willie," developing into a precise and scientific art. Just look at how Pixar has changed the animation game: With 1998's "Toy Story," the studio introduced the world to the first-ever computer-animated feature-length film. At the time, it was revolutionary.

The State of B2B Tech in Salt Lake City in 2019

Salt Lake City has quietly been cementing its place in the technology world for almost 100 years now. It was the home of the first electronic television transmission all the way back in 1927. That's right. Even decades before modern tech giants like Mark Zuckerberg were born, Salt Lake City was making moves.

The State of B2B Tech in LA in 2019

Don't let the bright lights of Hollywood blind you from noticing Los Angeles' rising star - its tech scene. The luxurious Tinseltown lifestyle used to be LA's biggest attraction. Fifteen years ago, the city didn't even have the slightest semblance of a tech scene - that would have distracted from the glitz and glamour of Hollywood, of course.

Top 5 Real Estate Software Tools to Help Agents

Simply put, time is money. I have two memories of working with a real estate agent. The first was when my family moved to a new home when I was seven, and the second was to find my own apartment a few years ago. Needless to say, both experiences were vastly different.

Scholarships for STEM Majors | Cappex

STEM majors are among the top-paying college majors. If you are planning to pursue one of those majors, take a look at this list.

College Greenlight
Big Money Scholarships - College Greenlight

When it comes to scholarships, the bigger the better. Take a look at this list of scholarship with big money awards. Generation Google Scholarship - This scholarship is for college-bound high school seniors who are minorities and pursuing a degree in computer science, computer engineering, software engineering or a related field.

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Colleges for Students with Average SAT Scores - College Greenlight

Find the Right College High test scores are not the only way to get into college. Take a look at this list of colleges that accept students with SAT scores that range from 1,100 to 1,250. Tuscaloosa, Ala. Average SAT score - 1,195 The University of Alabama provides an environment that allows its graduates to make a positive difference in their community.

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Spotlight on Bridges to a Brighter Future - College Greenlight

Bridges to a Brighter Future serves high school students of Greenville County, S.C., whose potential for academic excellence is hindered by economic and educational barriers. Almost all participants are first-generation college students, and 70 percent of participants come from a household with an income of less than $25,000.

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Understanding Your Financial Aid Letter - College Greenlight

When you're accepted to a college, you'll receive a letter explaining the financial aid package you are awarded. These letters are sometimes filled with terms you might not be familiar with. You need to make sure you understand what your financial aid letter offers before you accept any part of it.

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College Application Tips for First-Generation Students - College Greenlight

Apply to College, Diversity, First Generation Students, Resources Resources for first-generation college students are abundant - you just need to know where to look. Here are a few tips to help you get started on the college-application process. Attend Fly-In Programs and College Fairs It's vital to know about a college before you apply.

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Winter Break Checklist - College Greenlight

Prepare for College, Resources The moment you've been waiting for is finally here - it's winter break! A time for catching up with friends and celebrating the holidays with loved ones. This is also a great opportunity to get a head start on college applications.

Why You Should Get Involved on Campus

Going to college will lead to a career in which you can succeed and love what you do. But, college is so much more than sitting in class, listening to lectures! Joining a social or academic organization on campus is a great way to get the most out of your college experience.

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Community Based Organization Spotlight: 10,000 Degrees - College Greenlight

10,000 Degrees is a community-based organization dedicated to achieving educational equity. This organization, located in San Rafael, CA, aims to support low-income students who demonstrate a need for access to higher education. Participants leave this program poised to impact their communities and the world. Every 10,000 Degrees participant comes from a low-income household.

Ten Great Engineering Programs

You have decided that you want to study engineering - great! But now you have to decide where to study. Here are some of the many great engineering programs you can choose from! 1. Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT's School of Engineering is known for being one of the top engineering programs in the country.

High Academic Performance = More Financial Aid

Scholarship and financial aid providers take multiple considerations into account before presenting students with financial awards. Some considerations include students' GPA and/or test scores. Academic performance can either negatively or positively impact a student's financial aid. It's no secret that high test scores and a GPA can score you more scholarships and financial aid.

Top Schools For College Athletics

For many students, watching college athletics is a fun pastime. For others, it's a passion that could lead into a career after graduation. For those student looking to pursue a sport professionally, finding a school with a strong athletics program is a necessity.

10 Great College Towns

Location isn't everything when it comes to picking a college, but a great location is definitely an added bonus! From charming southern towns to quirky cities - we've compiled a list of some of our favorite college towns across the country. Take a look!

5 Pet Friendly Dorms

One of the hardest parts of going to college is leaving your family behind. That includes your furry family members. Well, some colleges are trying to make that transition easier for students. Certain college dorms across the country are allowing students to bring their pets to live with them.

LinkedIn Pulse
Rediscovering Writing

Hello, it's me. I'm not addressing any of you. But I am making an overdone Adele joke. And I'm also reintroducing myself to this, what I'm doing right now - writing. It's been a while since I've written just for the hell of it.

Brynne Ramella " Cappex College Insider

Cappex's blog is a resource for students to find advice on such topics as how to save for college, how to adjust to life at college, which schools have the best programs in certain fields, and more.
My work with

From September 2014 to March 2015, I contributed posts to I wrote Do It Yourself and How-to articles.

Life's A Funny Scene
Brynne Ramella, Author at Life's A Funny Scene (LAFS)

A collection of my work as contributing author for Life's A Funny Scene. I also served as the blog's social media coordinator from July 2014 - September 5 2014, the last day of the blog's publication.
A Wish list for the end of How I Met Your Mother

How I Met Your Mother doesn't know to let things go. But that's what we love most about the show. The long-running CBS sitcom is quickly approaching its series finale on March 31st. In its victory lap, HIMYM is pulling out every throwback in its nine-year history, with even jokes from the first season being fair game.

About a Girl: Breaking Down the End of "How I Met Your Mother"

It's always been Robin. "This is a story about how you're in love with Aunt Robin and thinking about asking her out and wondering if we're okay with it," Penny Mosby bluntly stated to her dad Ted in the final moments of How I Met Your Mother.

Marquette Magazine
12 Hours of Laughs

I've been told that it's a right of passage for a college student to pull an all-nighter at least once. I saved my first one for senior year - and I honestly have no desire to see the world at 4:30 a.m. again.

Milwaukee Comedy
Welcome to 33rd & State

From January - November 2013, I was a guest blogger for I blogged about the startup of Marquette University's first sketch comedy group, 33rd & State, and then the subsequent start-up of Marquette's first two-man improv duo, Six Foot Something.

The Marquette Journal
Arranging a cappella with The Naturals

I discovered the existence of The Naturals by accident. At work a couple of months ago, I was following along with the live Twitter feed for MU Mania, which was a showcase of all of Marquette's entertainment groups.

The Marquette Tribune
Becoming a Fugee

If you ever hear the term "Newgee" thrown around on Marquette's campus, looking up the definition online will do you no good. No, the term does not belong to another language. The word is a title for the newest members of Marquette's improv troupe, the Studio 013 Refugees, also known as the Fugees.

Personal Blog
A Dark Underbelly

A personal blog covering the behind-the-scenes and final product of my entertainment based stories.

A collection of summer recipes.

The Marquette Journal
Road Trip!

An alternative spring break for college students.

The Road to Hollywood

Tweets, images and text from Hollywood director Catherine Hardwicke's visit to Marquette.

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