By Kara on Bravely
When I graduated college in 2011 I was a classic case of ‘CAN’T TELL ME NUTHIN!’ I was the first in my immediate family to graduate college (my mother has a BA and a Masters, but neither of my siblings have gone to college), and I was on top of the world. I’d graduated from my dream school! Surely from here on out it would be nothing but a straight shot to the top!
Post Grad Delusions
I’m not sure what gave me the impression I’d be an overnight success, except that I’ve always had an insanely strong belief in myself. Certainly nothing much in my life up until that point had said ‘you’re a star on the rise, baby!’
I was a B student. I played lacrosse for three years in college and never started a game. My degree was in English, but I wanted to go into film. I had no connections in the film world, and I graduated college with almost nothing in savings and over $25,000 in student loan debt…Read More