Hello there Joonies :) It’s Saaghi.
By now, all the graduates of 2013 have graduated already. And while I’ve never had any long-term dreams of being a commencement speaker, I think Mary Schmich had it right:
Inside every adult, lurks a graduation speaker dying to get out.
I barely count as an adult, but I’ve hit that one year post-graduation mark where I really wish I could stand at a podium and rain on everyone’s festive parade. I’d like to tell my peers how it really goes down— because it’s not just about sunscreen. (is my bitter showing?) From what I gather after talking to people aged 22-26, I’m not the only one who wishes someone would’ve told them straight up that Life after College sucks. I’ve mentally noted some of the reasons, thus far, I believe that to be true…
Welcome Graduates of 2013 to the real world where ‘Confused and Sarcastic’ is the new black.
I left the wonderful and fuzzy bubble of my undergrad years to deal with an extremely new lifestyle: a real job in a different city, away from home. And right away, I hated it and I wished my Alma Mater could have taken me back for another 4 years.
Things got a little better when I received my first paycheck, I felt like…
And it was all exciting, picking a place to live, being “independent”. But then this sudden sense of doom hit, and I realized somethings will never be the same. [Read more…]