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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 ...

Post-Grad: The Art of Failure, or What Happens When Nothing Is Happening

Ann-Sophie Kaemmerle | Posted 08.27.2015 | College
Ann-Sophie Kaemmerle

Four months after graduation, I'm still sitting on my parents' couch in sweats, alternating between applying to jobs, writing and watching the daily Sex and the City marathons on E!. Some people see it as an extended vacation, but it gets old after a while.

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

Unwritten | Posted 02.03.2015 | College

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

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.

Sam Stein

Obama Still Loved By The Over-Educated | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's popularity has slipped among a wide swath of the population. Among the nation's over-educated, however, he continues to do just fine...