5 Things to Keep in Mind When You Hate Your Job

Most people don’t like their jobs. I can assume that most people of those people who hate their jobs are graduates doing something outside of their passion and interests. Many of us don’t walk into the perfect job. Some of us walk into the exact job we were studying for only to find out it…

Love Your Siblings, Whether “Half” Or Not

By Alanna Rice When I was growing up, people often asked, “So, are you an only child?” And I always answered, “Yes and no.” Cue my follow up story I had memorized: “My Dad has a daughter from a previous marriage and my Mom has a daughter from a previous marriage and then they married…

Discovering New Paths in Life

By Alanna Rice Recently I decided to make a family tree. It’s a long story. After speaking with my parents and grandparents, the tree started to take shape. Relatives I had never heard of were discovered and I began to record everyone’s name, birthday and location of where they were born. The locations were much…

3 Things to Remember When Life Seems Impossible

By Jeff Johnston 1. You’re only a phone call away from things turning around. If you’re a lost graduate, there’s a good chance you’re unemployed and if not, it’s a virtual certainty that you’re underemployed. We all have goals, hopes and places we wish we were and getting to your ideal lifestyle with a bank…

Learning to Live in the Moment

By Alanna Rice Sometimes I feel like I’m drowning in nostalgia. I’m too young for this, right? As I finish my first full year working at a school, it begins to sink in that I am, indeed, no longer a student of any kind. Often when we look back, whether at our childhood, time at…

Mowing the Lawn

4 Things I Intend to Leave Out of my Adult Life

By Jeff Johnston Becoming an adult is a working progress. There are some things we can’t avoid like taxes, rent and added responsibility. The real world can have some crushing monotony and paralyzing, but there is good news. You get to fill adulthood with whatever you want. You don’t have to give up video games…