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Postgrad Life

Why It's Not Worth It to Settle for Just Any Job After College

Unwritten | Posted 02.03.2015 | College
Unwritten

We all know someone who is chasing their dreams and following their passions before graduation, so why stop once you have the diploma?

How I Jumpstarted My Post-Grad Life in Three Simple Steps

Maxwell Pichan | Posted 10.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maxwell Pichan

My hope is that by forming good habits early on and sharing them with others, I can do my part in establishing a new baseline for a generation as it begins to tackle the "real world." We have it in us to be successful and to help others, but we must first do all we can to help ourselves.

How I Made the Most of My Liberal Arts Degree While Job Hunting

Idealist | Posted 07.13.2014 | College
Idealist

Like me, you might have felt panicked, because it can seem like a major determines not only what you'll be studying, but also what your career track will be, and what direction your adult life will take (and that's hardly a decision that should be left to an 18-year-old, you think).

The College Experience Matters Long After College

Bobby Fong | Posted 07.13.2014 | College
Bobby Fong

At heart, student-faculty relationships are the cornerstone of an undergraduate education.

On Finding Value in Your First Job Out of College

Catherine Baxter | Posted 07.02.2014 | College
Catherine Baxter

I want to reiterate: You will not magically have things all worked out simply because you have a diploma in your hand.

Be More Selfish in Your 20s

Teresa Lee | Posted 07.22.2013 | College
Teresa Lee

I'm an advocate of being selfish in your 20s. You're finally on your own and can make your own decisions and similarly have to take responsibility for all your stupid mistakes and bad life choices.

All-or-Nothing Thinking: Ask Noah

Noah Kass | Posted 10.22.2012 | College
Noah Kass

Have confidence that you will be able to define your future as you wish, although you can be sure it may take time and sacrifice.

Lessons I've Learned (So Far) Living in New York

Malia Griggs | Posted 10.16.2012 | New York
Malia Griggs

I have a mantra I repeat to myself when I'm not working in my cloud of an office way, way up in the sky. It is, quite simply: Don't think about it. And on that note, a sub-rule: Don't look at the ground. You will see ungodly things. It will change you.