Post Grad

This is the moment when you will appreciate your entry level job and all the annoyances that come with it. Waking up at 8 am feels good as you spend the day being what is called productive- something you rarely knew anything about.

Single Spaced: Essays on life and love in the new millennium

Trying to pursue your dreams and aspirations while supporting yourself post-graduation is difficult enough, but life becomes even more interesting when you are trying to find a little romance along the way. It is a whole new world of dating out there, and 20 something’s are hanging on for dear life. This book aims to give advice on how to survive being single post-graduation in a world where life is not exactly how it appears on Tinder, Snapchat, and Twitter.

Here’s a secret: you’ll fail too. Miserably, sometimes. While it’s a depressing notion, I think it points out something important. We’re never meant to fall in love with results, we’re meant to fall in love with the process.

“So, what do you do for a living?” Over the past six months, this innocuous inquiry from new friends and dates has managed to make me panic into silence or caused me to ramble nearly incoherent replies about my current…

We’ve been in school ever since we can remember and whether we choose to admit it or not, we
haven’t really been in the real world, like ever. So we have this dream of what to expect and then it hits you like a ton of bricks that you’re no longer in your fairy tale. This is now reality whether you like it or not and there’s nothing you can do to slow it down.

We chase it from the first moment a teacher decides to assign our intellect a grade. We take standardized tests. Our value becomes reduced to what we’ve achieved, what we’ve gained, what we can stack on top of a mantel.


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