Life After College
I guess my point is that there are amazing experiences you may never have till you are out of school and that there is quite some fun in life, but you may have to seek it. You will need to. So, before you throw up that hat, get your mind ready.
Not Everything is in Your Control. One of the toughest lessons to learn is to let go of the things that you have no control
Since graduating college, I have been commuting from home into NYC by train. My hop, skip and jump across campus to class is no more. The 8:01am to Penn waits for no one. Neither does the 6:20 home.
Graduating college sucks. You go from having your life planned out to having your life up in the air. You not only have to say bye to seeing friends all the time, but you have to say bye to friends in general. You have to learn to exist on your own in the world and chances are, you're not thrilled.
Stand up for yourself, always. You will live to regret anytime you didn't speak up for what was important to you. Dear younger
DUECES 23. MAY YOU BURN IN THE MOST LUXURIOUS SPA FROM A FACIAL TREATMENT YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU WERE ALLERGIC TO. Thanks for some wicked good times, but 24 is where it's at.
When it comes to deciding your career, don't be afraid to think big! Almost every college student has a similar amount of career experience, give or take an internship or two. That is to say, not that much.
Lee's sentiment about being yourself is something everyone should keep in mind. Straining yourself to be somebody you are not creates immense amounts of unneeded stress. This is especially true for college students pursuing their careers.
For college students, possessing a realistic expectation of their career at a company is extremely difficult because they have never worked in the corporate world before. Sure, many college students have had internships and part time jobs before, but it is not the same as being in a full-time career.
Are you a college student ranging from ages 20-23 suffering from severe lack of motivation, excessive sweatpants and sweatshirt use, repeated absences, and anxiety?
It's a good thing, I promise. Life changes after college. And at first it will be hard. You and all of your best friends won't live in the same building. You might even live in different cities.
What you want to be when you grow up is something that only you know, It's something that may evolve throughout your life, but it's likely that the passion and motivation that leads you in one direction, will come along for all of your journeys and pursuits throughout your life.
When it comes to education and careers, remind yourself often that each of us has our own unique journey. Don't be afraid to live yours, and don't fear change along the way. Think big, work hard, tap into your passion, and stay open-minded as you pursue your path.
The second you get comfortable with life, life has a funny way of reminding you that that is not the purpose of why you're here and who you are.
Once upon a time I wanted the whole world to be a fountain full of knowledge, a place where everyone can come have a drink whenever his or her well runs dry.
The remarkable truth about each unique stage of life is that it's really not about what you leave behind at all; it's about what you take with you.
As a young professional, there are things I wish someone would have given me a heads up about during the job search and interview process. Sometimes simple mistakes are putting qualified candidates at the bottom of the barrel.
How come no one tells us that life after college is not like Carrie Bradshaw's life?
A college degree is almost universally recognized as a pre-requisite for a professional career. For quite some time, however, that by itself has not been sufficient for students wishing to enter the professional ranks.
The years spent in college are a time of personal growth, invaluable education, and a plethora of new experiences. We live, we learn, we discover. The awesome part is that this process continues beyond these four years-- it's lifelong.