Posts tagged ‘Twentysomethings’

Time Travel and the Best Early Career Advice We’ve Ever Heard

Don’t you sometimes wish that time machines were real? I know that I do. Seriously, think about what would happen if you could travel back to…

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Why Calling Yourself an Expert Will Almost Always Backfire in Your Job Search

“You’ve never heard of Chile Pies!?!” Ugh! I can feel the hot blush of embarrassment burn onto my cheeks. It’s not like I’ve lived in the…

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4 Hidden Costs of Starting Your New Life as a Recent Grad

Hey recent grads, how many times have you heard this line: Life is expensive! Yep. About 260,432,947,329 times. Let me start by saying that I’m not…

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What Gone Girl Can Teach You About the Job Search

* Before you read any further, know that there are plenty of SPOILERS in this post. Please do not read on if you have yet to…

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The 3 Choices That Defined My Twentysomething Life

I recently swallowed my pride and talked about some of the soul-crushing disappointments and flat-out failures of my twenties. If you missed that post, you can…

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Surviving San Francisco: An Intern’s Tale

Are you taking an internship or a permanent position in San Francisco? I’m no expert, but I’ve picked up a thing or two about settling into…

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How to Talk to People (Without Being Awkward)

For the first time in a week, I’m wearing makeup. My lips are painted a blush pink and my eyes are accentuated with a dash of…

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5 Ways to Be Broke and Happy

If you’re a recent grad, you’re probably going to be broke. A lot. I’m not here to offer savings tips or solutions to your empty pockets.…

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Lifestyle Design: Miki Agrawal on Creating a Life You Love

“Have you ever seen 21 Jump Street?” This is decidedly NOT the response I was expecting when I asked writer and social entrepreneur Miki Agrawal about…

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How to Give Back As an Alum Without Opening Your Wallet

I don’t know about yours, but my alma mater’s alumnae donations office calls at least once a week. The exchange usually goes something like this: Me:…

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