College

What to Expect When You’re Expecting an English Degree

It’s now a decent way into May, which means the college graduations are upon us.…

Yes, It Is OK to Feel Grief Over Graduation

Seeing the multitude of  cap and gown photos adorning my Facebook feed, my heart swells…

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How To Survive Finals Without Your Head Exploding

In case you didn’t know, the April/May period is literally hell on earth for college…

Thoughts I Had While Graduating Law School

There is nothing I enjoy more than a triumphant cinematic graduation scene. Arguably the best…

How A Trip Abroad Taught Me To Give A Damn Again

I majored in International Relations in college for one reason. I mistakenly gave a damn.…

Co-Dependency Thy Name is Sisterhood
My Sister And I Are Freakishly Codependent—And We Like It

Your bags are packed, the car is loaded, and college is calling. You’ve got a…

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I’m Almost 21 And Still Don’t Know How to Party

Two girls walk into a party. The first makes a beeline for the bar. She…

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Is College Really A Good Fit for Everyone?

I’ve worked at a college and in higher education for almost three years now, and I…

Dear Middle-Aged White Men: I Don’t Need Your Post-Grad Advice

As a post-grad, there is a phenomenon where everyone wants to tell you how to…

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How I’m Finding Fullfillment in the Post-grad Flux

By Drea Aron-Schiavone  When you hear the phrase “college transition,” you usually imagine a freshman…

A Hope For Healing For Mizzou Tigers, From An Alum

For the world, it’s been an incredibly long seven days. For the Mizzou Tigers, it’s…

Acknowledge What Scares You, And Do It Anyway

By Andrea Aron-Schiavone The advice my mom gave to my sister and me when we…

Is 23 Too Early To Be Thinking Of Career Vs. Kids?

One night a couple of weeks ago, I was sitting around a cheese-laden table with…

The Weirdest Things We’ve Heard While Eavesdropping

Twenty-Something Tuesday None of us can really resist eavesdropping every now and then. Even the…

The Soundtrack Of My Post-Grad Depression

I’ve been out of college for a solid seven months. In terms of “real world” time,…

Rediscovering America After Five Years Abroad

“They don’t need you in America, Caitlin.” These were the last words my dissertation supervisor…

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Learning To Live Away From Your Friends After Graduation

College is a bubble—it protects you from the real world in many different ways. Opportunities…

I Didn’t Get An Internship Last Summer—But I Still Learned

By Korey Raye Lane “Definitely get an internship before senior year; that’s the best time…

The Best College Classes We’ve Ever Taken

Twenty-Something Tuesday Now that September has officially begun, many are returning to school (our apologies…

51 Clutch Songs For This Back-To-School Season

As August draws to a close and September sneaks up upon us, those of us…