“I Guess I’ll Be a Doctor?”: Confessions of a Confused College Student

I know that sounds crazy. Who would spend a large sum of money and time on a career they weren’t that interested in? Answer: The scared, sophomore version of me. The girl who didn’t know what she wanted to study or what she wanted to do after college and knew that medicine was a dependable… Read More “I Guess I’ll Be a Doctor?”: Confessions of a Confused College Student

POV: You Figured Out What to Do with Your English Degree (with some help, of course)

CW: This blog post includes brief mentions of suicide and a miscarriage. Please treat yourself with kindness when reading. I’m freaking out. Prior to completing the StrengthsFinder and TypeFocus assessments, I was at a loss when it came to my future. I graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in English with a Creative Writing… Read More POV: You Figured Out What to Do with Your English Degree (with some help, of course)

Engineering a Career: Studying English in a Household of Engineers

Potatoes and Process Safety Picture this, you’re sitting at the dinner table, and in between bites of your aunt’s most popular potato dish, you hear words like “process safety,” “pharmaceuticals,” and “at the plant.” Your aunt is an engineer. Your father is an engineer. Your uncle is an engineer. Your sister is an engineer. Your… Read More Engineering a Career: Studying English in a Household of Engineers

Planning an event? More like wiping my tears with an English degree: By Zia Pritchard

As an incoming Junior at 19, there isn’t much time to decide what you want to do for the rest of your life. Essentially I picked English because I’ve always had my nose stuck in a book and it was something I was good at. Deciding to become an English major wasn’t an easy choice… Read More Planning an event? More like wiping my tears with an English degree: By Zia Pritchard

𝔸 ℂ𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕖𝕣 𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕠 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝔸𝕣𝕥𝕤

“𝕋𝕙𝕖 𝔸𝕣𝕥𝕤 𝕒𝕤 𝕒 ℂ𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕖𝕣?” This was a question I profusely kept asking myself throughout my years as I felt that it wasn’t a “real” job, despite wanting to be a Writer and Editor. I knew there were careers out there that dabbed in the field of arts, but the unknown of how to attain… Read More 𝔸 ℂ𝕒𝕣𝕖𝕖𝕣 𝕚𝕟𝕥𝕠 𝕥𝕙𝕖 𝔸𝕣𝕥𝕤

One Degree for One Thousand Opportunities: Liberal Arts at Work

Special Topics classes in college are some of the most helpful and rewarding courses available for students. This past semester I took a course called “Liberal Arts at Work”, which was all about preparing Liberal Arts students for applying and joining the work force. I am a junior this year earning a degree in English… Read More One Degree for One Thousand Opportunities: Liberal Arts at Work