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GPS FOR THE SOUL
A Love Letter To The Friends Who Are Hard On Me
Travel Blogger, Digital Nomad, Baltimore Orioles enthusiast, l...
You'll Be Perfect (Starting Tomorrow)
Love is solution-oriented. It finds a way to make things work. Self-deprecation is rarely fuel for solutions.
Dear Graduate: 20 Life Lessons from Your Future Self
Marketing and communications professional, writer, and creator...
The Diary of a Poor College Student Graduating
Student, Smith College
Two months ago, I started my last semester of college. As I woke up, drew in my eyebrows to fleeky perfection and applied bronzer to my face, I thought to myself,
this is literally the beginning of the end
GPS FOR THE SOUL
When to Turn Away? A Globetrotter's Sentiments After Tragedy: Remember the Good in the World (and Keep Surfing)
Reconnect to your inner mermaid with this free journaling + se...
How to Welcome Opportunities: Why You Should Learn to Take Risks Instead of Avoiding Them
Founder, Seven Sisters Latina Conference
If you think of yourself as risk-averse, try to look at risks in a different light. As one of my closest friends would say: you are making opportunities for yourself, and in the end, remember you will need those opportunities if you really want to succeed.
The Meaning of Friendsgiving
Senior Editor/Reporter, The Huffington Post
Friendsgivings seems to me like a uniquely 20-something experience, in which unmarried young adults with no children get together to eat, unsure if they're on the right track since they can't afford to fly home for the holiday.
8 Things To Say To Help A Friend Prepare for Life After College
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Embracing the Unknown After Graduation
Long Island University graduate
I highly encourage you to feel out the streaming currents of life by allowing yourself to go with the flow. In the mist of searching for your entry-level job opportunity, try to focus on who and where you are right now in this moment.
9 Realities That Slap You in the Face When You Graduate College
Professional Bridesmaid (Bridesmaid for Hire) Author (All My F...
Graduating college and entering the real world comes with some realities that'll be waiting there for you, with open arms to hug you hello, as you start your first job. I won't wish you luck -- because it's never luck that you need. It's determination, so I wish you lots of that.
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The 8 Most Important Lessons from My First Year Out of College
Founder of whoarethewe.com, lifestyle blogger, cotton candy en...
During college, your hobbies are limited to drinking, eating, and maybe a small quotient of attending class. Not to say maintaining a good relationship with Netflix isn't a respectable way to spend your time... just maybe not all of it.
Large Number Of Recent College Grads Still Rely On Money From Parents
The Thing About Passion
Messy hair. Big glasses. College grad.
I was expecting a Miranda Priestly,
Devil Wears Prada
sort of learning curve, but it never came. There were new days and new challenges that left me feeling terrified.
I Don't Know What to Do With My Life
Journalist, Millennial, Bucket-List Blogger
I wonder if Millennials wouldn't be better off -- less stressed about our own lives and more attractive to potential employers -- if our options were more limited, if we weren't groomed to thrive on variety.
My 20s Weren't Supposed to Be Like This: Getting Through the Quarter-Life Crisis
Black feminist writer and PhD candidate
Two weeks ago, I got a new haircut. Last week I joined a dating site. Today, I told my landlord that I would not be renewing my lease because I planned to spend the next year backpacking. Through where? I do not know. All I know is that I feel stuck.
Reflections From a College Grad Six Months Out of School
After a year, I'm still at the library. I earn enough money to pay rent, buy the groceries I want, make my student loan payments, and still have some left over.
Graduating & Beginning
Career coach and success strategist
You will be stepping toward the great unknown and to begin, you have to begin now.
Post-grad Life: Welcome to the Most Challenging Class of Your Life
Californian in Sydney, Writer, Googler, UCLA Alum
Moving to China: Why a Little Crazy is a Good Thing
Katherine Marie Priddy
Recent Grad, Ball State University
A year ago, I was writing my senior thesis for my BA and could never have guessed I'd be teaching English in China in just one year. Several people have called me "brave" -- but I'm not brave, I just took a professor's advice seriously -- go teach in China, he said. So I did.
6 Self-Care Tips for Post-Grads
Confession time: I graduated from college about six months ago, and I am currently unemployed. And, as luck would have it, I'm not the only one.
A 28 Year Old's Ten Tips for Life After College
Playwright and theatre director
Picasso didn't start out by inventing Cubism -- he started with perspective. So, get some.
Recent Grad. Gainfully Employed. Hopelessly Miserable.
Writer. Politico. Aspiring good member of society.
So. I graduated this past May to begin my life anew as a so called "grown-up" in the proverbial "real world." I never really cared for that phrase--the real world. As if to say the world in which I was living was somehow removed from reality. Oh wait. It actually was.
25 Things I Want Myself to Know at 25
Writer, Bay Area
1. Most of the time, you don't know anything about anything. That was true when you were 15 and that will be true when you are 65. You do, however, know how to be a good person and you know how to follow your heart. Keep doing that and you'll be just fine.
The World Is Your Oyster! (Pearl Not Included)
Eliza van Lennep
Women's Rights Advocate
The rosy, post-graduation optimism had faded, and I began to realize that the promise that I had carried with me my whole life: "You can be whoever you want to be; you can have anything and everything!" was not exactly true.
Be More Selfish in Your 20s
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.
Seeing Oprah in a Dream
I'd tell her how much more difficult all of life is, how easy it is to get lost and think you want something you don't, how banker's checks and a brand new Prius might sound like fun, but were no guarantee of a good time.
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