For The College Student Entering Senior Year


When I originally had this weeks content planned out, this post was not in the schedule. Somedays I'll go strictly by my blogging schedule and other days something new will just pop into my head and I want to get it out there before the rest. That's something I want everyone to remember while reading this post, that it's ok to just go with the flow of things sometimes.

So, with school back in session I wanted to share a few reminders for those heading into their senior  year of college.


1. It's ok to not know what's next
For awhile I thought I knew what was going to happen after I graduated. In high school I was so sure I was going to move far away and start a new life somewhereI actually ended up sticking around home for two years and commuted to school, which turned out to be one of the best decisions. Then during my senior year of college I just knew I was going to land my dream job in fashion and move to an awesome city and be successful immediately. However, the sooner it got to graduation the more I started to panic because I didn't have ANY plans and I had no clue what was going to happen next. 

2. Don't feel discouraged when you don't get a call back
Sure, this sucks. Believe me.. if I had a dollar for every job I applied too and didn't hear back I'd be rich (not really, but you get what I mean.) Don't let that stop you from applying to jobs that interest you. Send follow-up emails, be annoyingif it's something you're truly passionate about don't stop till you get where you want to be.

3. Get internships while you're in the job hunting process
I didn't realize this till now. I was struggling with job hunting since before I graduated college, I figured by the end of summer I must have something. When that something never came along I thought the best option for me right now would just be to get an internship in a field that I'm interested in and continue to gain more experience so I have more to show next time I apply somewhere. 

4. Dream big
Just because you're not where you want to be for one moment, don't let that stop you from chasing your dreams. Dream big and once you have big dreams, dream even bigger because nothing is impossible. With the right attitude and passion, you can achieve just about anything. 

I've been out of college for about three months now and I still get frustrated, but you just have to keep reminding yourself that the right opportunity will come to you eventually. As always, good things come to those who wait and ENJOY your senior year!

Thanks for reading! Xo