Weighing big “real world” decisions after college is stressful, but the outcomes should be affirming.
“What will you be doing after college?”
The question greeted me wherever I went. Several nights, I found myself staring at my laptop and gawking at application essay questions, job search engines, volunteer opportunities, etc., to find a suitable answer. With a liberal arts degree that led to no clear career path, I did not feel prepared, nor willing, to enter the race of the work environment with salaries, retirement funds, and my own insurance plan.
In college, I balanced…