Maddy Dickinson

Maddy Dickinson

Maddy is a recent Middlebury College grad who is just beginning her career at National Life. She is part of National Life’s inaugural Rotational Leadership Development Program class. As part of the program, Maddy will rotate through several different areas of the business to gain a broad overview of National Life. She is currently doing a rotation on the branding team.

A New England native, Maddy loves spending time outdoors hiking and appreciating the four seasons of Vermont. She has a passion for music (a former radio DJ in college) and baking, and enjoys giving herself luxe facials (she is a skincare enthusiast!) in her free time.

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It’s That Time of Year… Car Buying Season?

The holidays most often make people think of gift-giving and spending time with family and friends, but the end of the year is also a great time to consider buying a car, new or used. In 2018, 40.2 million used vehicles were sold in the US, and I am now officially part of that percentage, having just purchased a 2018 Nissan Rogue SV myself this past Saturday. In 2019, that number is projected to grow to 41 million. ¹

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Twelve Tips to Survive “Adulting”

“Adulting” is a new craze of lifestyle tips and hacks that have been splashed across all of the social media feeds. The term has spawned adulting 101 books, adulting kits and memes. And while the term tends to be mostly used by millennials who find themselves doing adult things for the first time, the term can apply to anyone who is struggling with their grown-up responsibilities.

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College Application Tips from a Recent Grad

As the leaves start to change and the weather cools down, many start to think of the impending winter season arriving. To high school juniors and seniors, late fall also has another connotation: the imminent arrival of college application deadlines. As a recent college graduate (and a tour guide), I’m very familiar with the stresses of the process. Here are some tips that I learned throughout the process of applying, and working on the admissions side, that should help make the journey to college easier.

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