Resume restlessness

Congratulations, you’re beginning your job search! New beginnings! New job! If that doesn’t stress you out, I’m sincerely jealous. I was and still am a big ball of job searching stress. One of the ways my stress manifested was in endless resume revisions. Creating or updating your resume is the first real step into the…

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Moving home

Two months ago, I packed up all of my things, left my awesome job, and moved back home to Minnesota. The move was in my mind for a while. If I’m being honest, I’d been missing Minnesota for about five years, ever since I started at Creighton. I didn’t leave for five years because of…

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Post-grad survey results // Part 2

Part 2 actually only consists of three different questions but I included a good deal of the final (and most important) question I asked in the survey. Looking back, what is one thing you’d tell yourself your first month out of school? “Nothing is permanent.” “You’ll find a job, no worries and no stress!” “Shit…

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Post-grad survey results // Part 1

The first year out of college is difficult, I think we can all agree on that. From conversations with friends, family, colleagues, and mentors at work, that the first year out of school is a serious DOOZY. So, I decided to put out an anonymous survey to get a few insights that I might not have heard…

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Post-grad survey

It’s been just over a year since I started The Grrls and it struck me, what’s changed over the past year? I know I’ve had one of the most challenging, crazy years of my life. It’s also been an insane year of growth. Let’s talk about what this year has been like for you and…

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The absurdity of modern romance

Currently, I have a ton of friends who are happily in love and in committed, awesome relationships. I, along with a few of my close friends, are in the scary trenches of dating in your early twenties. Being single in this day and age is hard, which Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg flawlessly describe in…

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Weird sober alien

When I tell people I’m not drinking, it starts some awkward conversations. When I stopped, I really didn’t think I’d get too many questions about it. I thought the whole subject was a bit too taboo for people to question openly (I assumed it would be a much different story behind closed doors). Instead, it’s been a…