YPAF is a collection of voices from different ages, places and industries to share advice on starting off and being twenty. This week David Berezin from 20Somethings of 2013 shared his thoughts on the best and worse times of being in your twenties. On Monday, August 19th we will hear from Emma Warren from Experience Required. Here is a sneak peek…
As a 20somthing, you are constantly in a state of change. This decade of lie is a giant transition period. However, it doesn’t always flow nicely from college to career like we hope. It makes the educational and professional journey of your 20’s full of the unknown. That’s the scariest thing to me.
In college, it’s easy to daydream about what you are going to do when you graduate: Am I going to go to grad school right away, travel, or find an awesome job? The possibility of none of those things happening doesn’t become a reality until you are turning in your graduation application and everyone is asking what you’ve done to prepare for the “real world.” In my mind, going to college and getting some part-time work experience was preparing for the “real world.” There wasn’t much else that I could do at that point.
For the full article and great advice from Emma Warren, tune in Monday morning at 9am for the full post.