“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
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”
There is a certain sense of desperation that I feel when thinking about getting a job. I have a few great strengths, but only one passion. A passion for writing. A passion I’m foolish enough to think I will be able to make work, regardless of the multitudes of impediments I’ve had pushed in… Read More What am I going to do?
English majors often go through the exact same experiences with family, friends, and strangers alike. It starts with the generic questions of “So you’re in college now, right” or “You like it up there at that school?” But then it’s almost always followed by “So what are you studying?” English. Creative Writing. These are answers… Read More The Easy Major:Working Around Biased Expectations
For this intercession class, I had registered for a special topics over Samuel Beckett plays. From my understanding that class was not supposed to be listed on ISIS. I had already arranged to take an intercession course, this was the only other English intercession so I said to myself, “fine I will do this class… Read More Dear Samuel Beckett, I’m sorry but you wouldn’t have been as helpful…
Having an English, art or philosophy degree means you teach. You either search out a licensure program or continue going to school to have a higher level degree in your field. This is pretty much a quote from parents to students who plan on attending college in search of a liberal arts degree (mine included).… Read More Defending Liberal Arts