It's important to keep your grades up throughout the end of your senior year of college. If you're suffering through senioritis the second time around, here are five ways you can try to beat back the fatigue, maintain your GPA, and still have fun.
The average Millennial is driven. We were simply dealt a bad hand of cards and graduated into one of the worst economies in history. Still, the majority of us are finding ways to make it work and survive.
For students, college graduation marks a time at which, with diploma in hand, you walk off the stage and look forward to the next phase of life. That being said, the selection of certain commencement speakers has sparked controversy at colleges and universities throughout the past.
What if the "official" graduation rate doesn't give the full picture of how many students graduate? As things now stand, the current rate calculation doesn't include students who transfer into a college and graduate.
Your senior year comes swiftly and silently, like a thief in the night who robs you of all childish naivety, slaps you awake from your airy dream and yells, "Get dressed! Life's at your door and It doesn't like to wait!"
Carl Sagan said, "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known. And we must always be careful we don't "prune back our dreams" because we may wait for a better time or when we have more money or when we are older.
Three months after graduating from college, I feel as though I am on an extended summer vacation instead of out in the "real world." My day-to-day life these days seems like a lengthy internship with the warm cocoon of college waiting at the other end.
I've fallen in love with SF despite its quirks and absurdly high cost of living. Sure, sometimes I miss the relative quiet of Boston when I'm stuck on MUNI with a burnt out hippie experiencing an intense acid flashback, but SF has become my home.
You will likely find yourself doing something no one like you -- no one your color, your gender, speaking your language, coming from your place of birth -- has done before. When that happens, you may find yourself with an opportunity to lead a personal Parade with Purpose.
Even though college classmates and friends might no longer be part of your daily support system and there are limited opportunities to join a workplace, this should not stop graduates from growing their own connections in a post-college world.
More than a month has passed, and I'm still waiting for someone to articulate why I find myself drifting from the 12 half-finished Word documents on my desktop to Facebook and typing "Marina Keegan" into the search bar.
One week. One week ago, I was wide-eyed and bushy-tailed, ready to work for the firm that has hired me many times -- three to be exact -- in the past as an intern and a temp, and now as a full-time employee.