“Hey, Mom. What do you think about me going into the Peace Corps?” “I don’t want to say no, … but I don’t want to say yes.” It can be difficult to find a career path for those who don’t have a specific passion or interest. Some people have it easy and know exactly what… Read More Now What? A Guide to Finding the Right Career Path for You
We’ve all felt and heard the judgment. ‘You’re a liberal arts major? So, you plan on being a teacher.’ Even though, for some, the thought of teaching screaming five-year olds or moody fifteen-year olds sends us running away in fear. For others, that might seem like a dream come true, but most of us have… Read More Assessing the pros of a Liberal Arts Major
The Course It started with three empty hours on my schedule, a need for an elective, and a fear of graduation coming up. I dove into course lists to find something to fill the extra space (my required class had fallen through; we’ve all been there) and stumbled upon Liberal Arts at Work: A Professionalism… Read More Confidence Via the Intimidating “Professionalism Workshop”
Looking out at the vast job market, wearing only my resume and cover letter for protection, I cannot help but wonder about what will happen if I fail. Fortunately, I am prepared to fail. I’m prepared to fail a lot. What do you do when you fail in the vast, merciless job market? According to… Read More Preparing for Failure
Well, I guess it’s finally that time of the semester, where everything we learned in all of our classes is finally coming together, and we begin stressing about finals or life beyond an educational setting. It’s the time where we begin to look back on the semester and (hopefully) grasp the full understanding of what… Read More A Reflection of the Past and a Step Towards the Future
And that, ladies and gentlemen, was a sweet lyric from one of my ‘SCHOOL’S OUT!’ playlist songs, “Graduation (Friends Forever)” by Vitamin C. Brings me back to every last-day-of-school celebration ever. You should listen to it as you read this because that’s what I’m doing and it’s really bringing on the reflection vibes. So let’s… Read More “As we go on, we remember all the times we spent together…”
Recently, I attended my first two college career fairs with vastly different experiences after each one. Because the first career fair was a trial, there was significantly less pressure and I enjoyed myself. I was, however, required to attend the second career fair for the Professionalism course I am enrolled in; I found it much… Read More Don’t Lie at Career Fairs, and Other Lessons Learned.