Katelyn’s Desk - December 17, 2013

Whoa. Writing today’s date just startled me a bit — how in the world is it Dec. 17?!

All last week, I was watching tweets and FB statuses on people getting done with finals and it made me realize (again) that I’m done with school forever. I never have to keep refreshing Oasis to sign up for classes the second I’m allowed to, no more “winter break,” or even using the “15 minutes late” rule when teachers don’t show up.

The one thing that doesn’t stop — homework. It is now just a different type of homework, aka job hunting. Not going to lie, the first few weeks after graduation, I had many meltdowns over job hunting. You go to high school - graduate - college - graduate, then what? The world is literally your’s for the taking and it is scary as shit.

For anyone who just finished finals, about to graduate, or even graduated a few months ago, and is job hunting, don’t. freak. out. It takes time. “But Katelyn, -name- got a job before she even graduated!” Well, shit happens. I’m not here to preach anything because hell, I wouldn’t know what to preach, but I am saying to do your homework. Look into AgencySpy, Craigslist, LinkedIn, Twitter, or better yet, the company’s website for their recruiter’s email. The little things stick out.

Lastly, it’s ok to take pics while you’re hunting, like I did …

"Couch life while job hunting #collegegrad #superfuntimes"

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If anyone has any questions or wants to chat about how dumb post-grad life is, I’m all ears.