Posts tagged ‘Reed College’

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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The Question You SHOULD Be Asking Yourself Before You Graduate

The soft sounds of a waterfall murmur behind you as you sit calmly and take deep breaths in and out. The bonsai tree to your left…

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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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Why I Love Living in Portland as a Recent Grad

The lights are out. Your door is firmly shut. You’ve barricaded yourself in your room. You try your best to breathe silently, and you’ve got your…

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Poop Can Be Powerful—Ecological Sanitation with SOIL in Haiti

You wait on a street corner, taking in the lush tropical scenery and the colorful clothing of the locals. It’s hard to believe that only a…

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Building a Better Future with AmeriCorps and Habitat for Humanity

Graduation is starting to loom on the horizon, but you’re still not sure what you want to do. Should you leave the country to do a…

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Setting Yourself Up For the “Serial Expat” Lifestyle After College

You start getting birthday wishes several hours before your birthday from your friends farther east than you. Your passport* looks like it’s been through hell and…

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Wondering If Education Is the Field for You?

You look out across a sea of faces, all wide-eyed and focused on you. (Okay, honestly, maybe about 70% of them are focused on you and…

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From Java to Gemstones: How I Started My Own Jewelry Company

Yee-ow! You just burned yourself for the THIRD time today while frothing up what must be the five billionth cappuccino you’ve made this week. Your feet…

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6 Things You Don’t Think Matter… Until You Start Your First Job

Remember back when you were looking at colleges and how you thought you knew what mattered? Maybe you were wooed by the fancy-pants gym at your…

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