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Life After College

6 Hardcore Facts About Life-After-School Every Student Should Prepare for

Toby Nwazor | Posted 08.30.2016 | College
Toby Nwazor

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.

4 Lessons I Learned 5 Years After Graduating From College

Brittney Oliver | Posted 06.22.2016 | College
Brittney Oliver

There was nothing that could have prepared me for my life five years after graduation. There are just some life lessons that your parents can't teach ...

All Aboard... The Post-College Commute

Jack Meyer | Posted 05.23.2016 | College
Jack Meyer

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.

7 Things You Have To Look Forward To After Graduating From College

Samantha Matt | Posted 05.11.2016 | College
Samantha Matt

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.

Dear Graduate: 20 Life Lessons from Your Future Self

Lee Williams | Posted 04.25.2016 | College
Lee Williams

Dear younger self, It's me—well, YOU—from several years in your future. Hard to believe, right? I know you have many questions for how this is ev...

A Goodbye Letter to 23, That Beatiful A&%#@$!

Alex Madda | Posted 04.20.2016 | Comedy
Alex Madda


The 3 Causes of Senioritis

Kendall Pope | Posted 02.25.2017 | College
Kendall Pope

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?

13 Ways Your Life Will Change After College

Avelist | Posted 10.21.2016 | College

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 Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

Jodi Weiss | Posted 10.14.2016 | College
Jodi Weiss

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.

Now What? A Guide for College Life and Beyond

Jodi Weiss | Posted 10.08.2016 | Education
Jodi Weiss

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.

Life After College: 5 Years Later

Jen Glantz | Posted 06.10.2016 | Women
Jen Glantz

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.

7 Mistakes Most New Graduates and Emerging Leaders Make

Margaret Olatunbosun | Posted 05.29.2016 | College
Margaret Olatunbosun

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.

24 Things You Take With You After Graduating From College

Lexi Herrick | Posted 05.27.2016 | Women
Lexi Herrick

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.

How To Lose A Job In 10 Ways

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 06.26.2015 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

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.

Confessions Of A College Grad

Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams | Posted 06.24.2015 | College
Chrissy Scaffidi-Williams

How come no one tells us that life after college is not like Carrie Bradshaw's life?

Should Professional Development be Required in College?

Geoff Falen | Posted 04.01.2015 | College
Geoff Falen

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.

How to Mentally Prepare for Life After College

FindSpark | Posted 04.07.2015 | College

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.

8 Things To Say To Help A Friend Prepare for Life After College

Posted 06.09.2015 | Good News

Graduating college is exciting. You did it! You’re a college grad! But let’s face it: it can also be daunting. For 16 years, you’ve done somethi...

7 Ways to Test Out If a Career Is Right For You

Alexandra Rice | Posted 02.26.2015 | College
Alexandra Rice

Graduation is just a few months away, and you still have no idea what you want to do after college. Well, you can take solace in the fact that you are not alone. The feeling is common, especially for students whose college major doesn't directly align with a career path.

The Brain On 23

Molly Sprayregen | Posted 12.27.2014 | College
Molly Sprayregen

We are the 23-year-olds. We are the ones squirming in our chairs at the office because we still feel awkward in our grown-up clothes. We strut through city streets with eyes cast toward our screens, desperately seeking any source that will tell us the decisions we've made are valid.

5 Lessons on Starting College from a Taxi Ride in China

Jerry Zhang | Posted 12.08.2014 | College
Jerry Zhang

Many of us need to focus more on creating something beautiful out of the journey while devoting more energy to the destination. Strike the perfect balance of the two early on and your college experience will be amazing!

20-Something Problems (As Told by Eggs)

Paul Angone | Posted 09.29.2014 | College
Paul Angone

Whomever said your 20s are easy should be shot. Seriously. How many of these 20-something problems can you relate to?

20 Items You're Gonna Need For The Real World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.26.2015 | College

College taught us many things, like how to think critically, engage socially and stay awake for 36 hours on nothing but 5 Hour Energy shots and Kit Ka...

We Make It Easy for Our Children to Not Grow Up

Suzanne McFarlin | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Suzanne McFarlin

I believe it is parents' responsibility to launch their children after college, letting them both succeed and fail on their own.

10 Easy Tips to Take You from College to Success in Jobs, Love and Life

Nell Minow | Posted 07.18.2016 | College
Nell Minow

Graduation speakers generally leave out specific, practical information about the steps you need to take to move from the world of school to the grown-up world of work and relationships.