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What should I do after graduation? Confused MIS major

I'm graduating in the spring and have done well enough in my classes, but I don't feel like I really know how to *do* anything. Give me some direction? [more inside]
posted by revi on Dec 6, 2013 - 10 answers

What do you wish you'd read before you left college?

I'm helping to design a course for college juniors and seniors in the health sciences. What books (textbooks, popular non-fiction, or even novels), articles, essays, and websites would be most helpful for the students as they finish up their degrees? [more inside]
posted by terrierhead on Nov 12, 2013 - 19 answers

Graduation anxiety, is it silly to repeat the last of year of college?

Hi Metafilter, I'm about to graduate this Summer from a college in Europe. It's for a creative profession and I'm currently honesty considering to repeat the year. Considering the circumstances (more below), would it be silly to volunteer a rerun of the year? [more inside]
posted by ahtlast93 on Jun 8, 2013 - 13 answers

Italian gift ideas for fashion design grad

Seeking ideas for a graduation gift that we could buy in Italy for a fashion design major. [more inside]
posted by mediated self on Mar 2, 2013 - 3 answers

Help me beat the post-graduation blues...

Lots of life changes: graduated from college, different relationship, became a freelancer all in the last year. Feeling aimless, nostalgic, and in need of some perspective. [more inside]
posted by happyjuice on Jan 9, 2013 - 10 answers

Job Offer Questions

I got the job offer! ...Now what? [more inside]
posted by nickhb on Dec 4, 2012 - 15 answers

Continuing forward from a disappointing, chaotic college experience

These were four miserable years, and they were supposed to be the best? I guess the best years still lie ahead of me? [more inside]
posted by Seeking Direction on Oct 26, 2012 - 51 answers

What do I put on my CV for the person who is writing me a recommendation to grad school?

What goes on an academic CV, especially when one doesn't exactly have a huge academic history to draw from? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Oct 11, 2012 - 7 answers

To drop a class or not to drop a class, that is the question.

To be optimistic or realistic - should I drop this class or not? [more inside]
posted by Seeking Direction on Sep 26, 2012 - 24 answers

How do I find a job in IT/Web with lots of experience before I graduate in may?

I am graduating next May (2013) with a Bachelors of Science in Applied Computing Technology from Colorado State University. I have 3 years IT & Network Support experience and just about 2.5 years web development experience through Student positions. I've done the whole freelance thing for the last 5 years as a Wordpress theme guy. How do I approach getting a full time job after college? [more inside]
posted by snow_mac on Jul 17, 2012 - 9 answers

Because I knew you, I have been changed for good.

Several years ago, my husband's close friend died suddenly. Now the friend's oldest son is graduating from high school, and his wife asked my husband (and others) to pass on some personal accumulated wisdom and memories. What kinds of things should we address? [more inside]
posted by Madamina on Jun 22, 2012 - 14 answers

Jobless Twentysomething

Please help me plan my post grad life (aspiring designer). [more inside]
posted by nikayla_luv on Mar 3, 2012 - 4 answers

My brain wants me to hate myself. My self wants me to finish college. Help.

Please help me make a plan to deal with the aftermath of this episode of severe depression. For various reasons I would really prefer not to be enrolled in college again next semester. It's long, I'm sorry, but I wrote this too quickly to pare things out. [more inside]
posted by bilabial on Nov 30, 2011 - 12 answers

To thesis or not?

I am considering writing a senior honors thesis. Please help me work through the various worries I have so I can make a decision. [more inside]
posted by pecknpah on Apr 1, 2011 - 22 answers

Keep calm and carry on.... studying?

I'm graduating from college, hooray! Now help me announce it in the most amusing, unique, and creative way possible. [more inside]
posted by WidgetAlley on Feb 28, 2011 - 7 answers

Argh blargh economy

Soon-to-be college graduate strategy: move and then look for jobs, or look for jobs and then move? [more inside]
posted by showbiz_liz on Aug 16, 2010 - 20 answers

transportation planner post-college

what jobs are out there in transportation planning for the liberal artsy type just out of college + wandering back home to Boston? [more inside]
posted by elephantsvanish on May 28, 2010 - 4 answers

college is ending and the real world is closing in

I'm about to graduate college. I am torn between computer science and the arts. What should I do next? [more inside]
posted by 200burritos on May 5, 2010 - 34 answers

How do registrars figure out which students have met graduation requirements?

How do registrars figure out which students have met graduation requirements? My hypothesis: It's mostly a by-hand, labor-intensive process where: 1.) the student fills out appropriate paperwork 2.) taking it to a department head, college head (at a university), etc. 3.) a registrar checks it over [more inside]
posted by gregglind on May 5, 2010 - 21 answers

A degree in joblessness...?

I went from loving my degree to completely meh about it...what now? [more inside]
posted by Hakaisha on Feb 3, 2010 - 14 answers

Exit, stage...center?

What are the next steps for a Theater major going into her Senior year of College? [more inside]
posted by thankyoumuchly on Apr 30, 2009 - 18 answers

pre-commencement blues

How should I cope, not with graduation, but the loneliness that will come with it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 8, 2009 - 25 answers

Gift ideas for H.S. grad going into architecture

My sister is graduating high school and heading to Lawrence Tech. to study architecture. What are some gift ideas for things she'll find useful/necessary in her classes? [more inside]
posted by JeremiahBritt on May 13, 2008 - 14 answers

What to do for a year?

I'm graduating but want to do something unconvential before I start my business career. What? [more inside]
posted by milestogo on Dec 21, 2007 - 16 answers

What can I do with a Cultural Studies degree?

After a college career based on worrying about the present, I've graduated up to worrying about the future. What sort of jobs can I get with a cultural studies undergraduate degree from McGill University (Canada's Harvard!)? [more inside]
posted by 235w103 on Nov 13, 2007 - 7 answers

What should I get my little sister for her High School graduation?

What is the perfect gift from a brother to my little sister for her High School graduation? [more inside]
posted by itheearl on May 20, 2007 - 24 answers

I skipped out on my degree. Can I run back and get it?

About three years I graduated from a fairly prestigious art college in the USA. At least...I was supposed to have. I fell hilariously juuuuuuust short of graduating, and now I'm feeling the burn. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 18, 2007 - 21 answers

What things should I do before I graduate from college?

I will be graduating in a few weeks from college. Help me find stuff I should do before I'm all done and move away! [more inside]
posted by niwnfyc on May 9, 2007 - 21 answers

Help me write my art & design college commencement speech!

What would you want to say to a community of brand new thinkers/changers/makers? Or what advice can you give me about commencement speeches in general? [more inside]
posted by SoylentErin on Apr 17, 2007 - 12 answers

Help me get a clue on my future options.

I'm about to graduate and have no clue about the options for my future, and no one to talk to about it. Help me get a clue. [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Jan 3, 2007 - 13 answers

I graduated college. Now what?

Okay, so I graduated college. Now what? [more inside]
posted by GilloD on May 28, 2006 - 26 answers

BS in social science?

What, really, in the world can I do with a BS in social science? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2006 - 14 answers

Should I get a lit degree early?

I can graduate in a year with a BA in literature. That would make it 2.5 years start-to-finish. Should I double major and stick around longer, or can I move onto grad school with just this? [more inside]
posted by rfordh on Mar 8, 2005 - 27 answers

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