About AfterCollege

About AfterCollege

The College Graduate's Existential Crisis: Steps #1-9

sbng1st:

Step #1: Post-Grad Pride

You graduated! You are an adult! Those four years of busting your butt off are finally over!

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Step #2: The Job Search

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Monster, LinkedIn, Career Builder. AfterCollege. Resume uploaded, applications filled, let’s do this.

Step #3: The Interview

"Why do you want this…

When I remember I’m up against other people for a job

schoolpsychin:

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Job interview prep

lifeofapoorlawstudent:

Practicing responses to questions about skills

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Figuring out my faults:

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Considering my future expectations

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Getting my outfit ready

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Keeping calm on the way to the interview

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Pre-interview pep talk

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Ready to go

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Internal thoughts during a job interview

lifeofapoorlawstudent:

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Nothing will ruin your 20’s more than thinking you should have your life together already.

nevver:

Peanuts

A SUMMARY OF MY POST-GRAD LIFE SO FAR

howdoiputthisgeekily:

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collegegirlcareer:

Zucchini and Almond Pasta Salad on Smitten Kitchen (find the recipe here). this is a balanced, yummy lunch option for work that is easy to assemble and transport. Indulge in the last summer squash crops before autumn sets in!Photo Credit: Smitten Kitchen

collegegirlcareer:

Zucchini and Almond Pasta Salad on Smitten Kitchen (find the recipe here). this is a balanced, yummy lunch option for work that is easy to assemble and transport. Indulge in the last summer squash crops before autumn sets in!

Photo Credit: Smitten Kitchen

HOW I FEEL APPLYING TO JOBS OUTSIDE OF MY FIELD

asinneighborandweigh:

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Japan may have announced that Hello Kitty is not a cat, but moving there was still one of the three most important choices in this woman’s life. 
Here’s why you should be going after what you want while you’re in your twenties: http://bit.ly/1qNJAVP

Japan may have announced that Hello Kitty is not a cat, but moving there was still one of the three most important choices in this woman’s life.

Here’s why you should be going after what you want while you’re in your twenties: http://bit.ly/1qNJAVP

(via foxadhd)

23 Soul-Crushing Truths About Being 23

sharingpostgrad:

1. Life has suddenly turned into a race to out-achieve your peers–from everything to doing cool trendy activities on the weekends, to starting a 401K.

2. At least one major cultural trend went by without you having the slightest idea what it was.

3. You spend a good deal of time laughing at the horrifying reality that someone you know is responsible for molding the minds of a classroom of children.

4. You’re not sure what’s more difficult; thinking about doing your own taxes, or making a new “adult friend.”

5. You’re old enough to know everything, but too young to actually know anything.

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WHAT I WOULD TELL EVERY GRADUATING SENIOR ABOUT POST GRAD LIFE

postgradnej:

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WHEN SOMEONE ASKS ME IF I WANT TO GO TO A BUSINESS NETWORKING EVENT

postgradnej:

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WHEN SOMEONE DESCRIBES MILLENNIALS AS BROKE AND LAZY

postgradnej:

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And immature. As if!

Trouble communicating? A speech and language pathologist can fix that. What it’s like getting your master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders. http://bit.ly/YYA0ch

Trouble communicating? A speech and language pathologist can fix that. What it’s like getting your master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders. http://bit.ly/YYA0ch