Tag Archives: stress

When Did “Above Average” Become “Not Good Enough”?

By Eirinn Norrie As a recent college graduate, I’ve been feeling the pressure that comes with having a good resume and good grades. Navigating the job market and scrambling to get a job has been brutal. After several rejections, I kept thinking, “could I have done more in school? If I had taken on another […]

The Importance of Being Stressed

By Manny Yupa Over the course of 5 months, I spontaneously started a live sound internship, practiced and studied constantly, and then ended up with a job in live sound at a music venue. Before that internship, I had almost no experience. Now… I do have experience, but I’m constantly stressed about my “accelerated graduation” […]

Balancing Work, School, and Sanity

By Chelsea Narvaez When I went to talk to my internship advisor about receiving credit for my four days a week, 9-5 internship, he asked me how many classes I would be taking. I told him three and he looked at me like I was crazy. “Are you sure you don’t want to take just […]