Society projects an idea that once you go to college jobs come easy and that life itself is easy. College graduates seek jobs in their career field and find themselves at a dead end.
Expecting happiness seems harmless, but once you allow opportunities to fully develop, without expectations, then there is little to no room for disappointment.
Deflect the ignorant comments and people questioning your blackness and live your life happily.
Life after college has been a journey and one hell of a learning process. A very humbling one at that.
Being a first generation college student and graduate, nobody ever truly prepared me for college life.
May 13, 2017 could best be described as one of the most fulfilling days of my life. I, Danielle Brown, a 23-year-old from St. Louis who is the youngest of three graduated from college.