Posts by Melissa Suzuno

Why Sunny San Diego Is Sweet for Twentysomethings

Unpack your board shorts and flip flops and leave your formal wear and winter coats at home. We’re heading to San Diego, where it’s always sunny…

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Beating the Post-Grad Blues: 3 Tips for Finding Meaning in Life After College

After you’ve been in college for four years (and some sort of school for many years before that), it’s easy to idealize life in the real…

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Why Your Liberal Arts Degree Can Still Get You a Job After College

Remember back in junior high how the days used to drag on? It sometimes seemed like the clocks were mocking us, especially when the minute hand…

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In the Center of It All: Life in Fresno as a Twentysomething

Would you rather have the expansive nature of a national park like Yosemite, the sun-soaked fun of a beach, or the non-stop shopping and nightlife of…

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Nudging Yourself Into Success in the Job Search

Picture this scene: You wake up in the morning feeling refreshed and motivated. Your duffel bag is packed with your towel, water bottle, and a change…

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3 Things to Do Before Choosing Your Major

Do you remember the exact moment when you decided what your college major was going to be? Perhaps you had to fill out some form that…

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5 Writers Offer Advice on How to Make Writing Your Career

You take a deep drag on your cigarette and another swig of coffee. It’s long gone cold, but you can’t get up to make another cup…

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Living in New York City as a Recent Graduate

You hear the little telltale click on your electronic kettle and rush over to the kitchen to pour the steaming water into your styrofoam cup. Ah,…

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Did I Choose the Wrong Major?

Most of us imagine that after graduation, our life will be full of glee and spontaneous dance parties, like this. But after graduation, it’s not uncommon…

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I Thought I Was an Editorial Assistant… So What Am I Doing in the Kitchen?

The okonomiyaki on the grill is sizzling, the miso soup is about to boil over, and I’m still frantically chopping pickled ginger for the garnish. Oh,…

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