I majored in English Literature with an emphasis on writing. I've written more essays, papers, and creative works than most people I know. Still, the hardest piece of writing I've...
"Instead of waiting for your two week vacation every year, why don't you create a life that you don't have to escape from." - Dave Wood
Don't think you have to do a specific something or follow a certain course, and never take yourself too seriously. Do everything with a clear mind - don't act impulsively off of n...
The Chicago Tribune shares advice from college grads aimed at high school seniors to prevent the "shoulda, woulda, couldas".
Lillian Cunningham covers Obama's keynote graduation address at Booker T. Washington High School in this Washington Post article.
The economy sucks -- that’s not news to anyone these days. People who graduated between 2008 and 2012 have had some of the worst job competition America has ever seen, even among ...
When it comes to job searching, networking is key. In a tough economy, most of the recent grads who secure jobs are those who make connections with already-employed friends or men...
When creating your first budget after college, don't make every dollar accounted for (ie in your rent, car payment, student loan, health insurance, cable/internet, life insurance,...
When looking for an apartment or house to rent, keep in mind the following: 1. Does it have a washer/dryer? If not, where is the closest place and how much does it cost? This...
Insist on getting business cards when you start your job. A lot of young professionals have many opportunities to attend networking events, happy hours and other things around th...
Our first instinct after FINALLY getting a paycheck for the work we are doing is to go buy something to reward ourselves. If you want to buy those $200 shoes or take your girlfri...
The best tip someone gave me that I didn't listen to was -Don't buy a car as soon as you get that first job. When you land your first real job and you are finally getting a payche...