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Happy Graduversary To Me!

It’s been one year since I graduated from Howard University. Five hundred, twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes. How do you measure a year? “In truths that she learned or times that [s]he cried. In bridges [s]he burned or the way that she died.” – Seasons of Love (“Rent”)  College may be a 2 to 4 year process, but the learning doesn’t stop after graduation. Let’s talk about the truths that I learned over the past year. The truth is that there’s an American nightmare to be had before you can live the American dream. It’s plagued with financial instability, ambivalent career goals,…

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Dear College Senior, The Grass Is Not Greener!

If there were one pivotal time period during your twenties, I would definitely declare it to be the last semester of college; albeit, I’m a little early in my twenties to be making such a declaration. However, at this point, I think those last few months leading up to graduation contain the most precious of times to be cherished as they will likely never occur again. Personally, my last few months at Howard University were characterized by underwhelming anxiety about post-graduate life, constant bar hopping; late nights of witty banter with my closest friends, a complete disregard for any and…

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