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Failing to Even Fail

Failing to Even Fail

The title of this post might suggest someone who is perfect and successful and who has never made a mistake in their life. First of all: that person does not exist. Secondly, that’s not what this post is about. It’s about being so afraid to […]

The Post Grad’s Guide to New York City

The Post Grad’s Guide to New York City

A couple of weeks ago Chris and I spent the weekend in New York City and it was ah-mazing! Despite growing up in New England, I’d only been twice before and had never stayed overnight in the city. We planned the trip last year because […]

The Best of [June]

The Best of [June]

Is it seriously almost the Fourth of July? Summer always takes forever to get here and then when it finally arrives it feels like it’s almost over. Needless to say, June has flown by. It’s been a busy month for me between camping adventures and […]

{Book review} Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

{Book review} Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

When I first decided I wanted to write book reviews on Post Grad Purpose, I figured I’d be writing about career advice books (see: The Big Life). Then I read Sweetbitter and before I was even halfway through I knew I’d be blogging about it. […]

What To Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

What To Do When You’re Feeling Overwhelmed

Wow, this is my first post in June and the month is more than halfway over. Oops. As you can tell from the title of this post, I’ve been super overwhelmed and have pretty much neglected Post Grad Purpose. I was even considering quitting, but […]

The Danger of a Singular Identity

The Danger of a Singular Identity

I am a writer. This is my identity and has been for most of my life. About a week ago, though, I began to question this. While I am undoubtedly a writer – I’m a journalist, I write fiction, and I’m always thinking of new stories – […]