Life asks a lot of you right from the start. But don’t worry… having a plan is half the battle.
This infographic from Texas A&M Corpus Christi will help…
We all leave college thinking we’re ready to take on the world. We can’t help it sometimes; big milestones like college graduation naturally come with big expectations.
“I’m not a college senior yet… I have plenty of time to worry about my career. Right now, I’m focused on having fun!”
At YouTern, we hear this, or something like it, far too often. The fact is that the world we used to live in, where all you needed to get a great job was a college degree, is gone.
An article by NPR states that in this decade alone US students have accumulated $829 billion in debt.
The same article points out that many post-grads are unable to find a job because they majored in subjects that make it difficult to find well-paying jobs (Psychology, English, and Journalism to name a few)…
So, you’re a new college grad — and many adventures lie ahead! Also dead ahead: reality. For instance: once those paychecks from your first real job start rolling in, it’ll be time to make those student loan payments. A tall order, indeed — with the average college grad finishing school with student loan debt to the tune of $35,000+. As if that weren’t enough, many college grads are also staring at heaps of credit card debt they amassed in the process of trying to make ends meet during years of being a broke student. If that sounds like you, you’re
You’ve never taken the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, so you’re not sure if you’re included in approximately 50% of the U.S. population that is introverted (estimates range from 35%-51%).
But as a college student, perhaps it seems like you’re living your life looking from the outside in…