What I’ve Learned Since Leaving College

What I’ve Learned Since Leaving College

I’m out of university some 9 months now. And in a lot of ways, I feel like I never went. Yeah, I might feel weird walking through campus now and again, but overall, I don’t feel like it’s been a massive culture shock.

I’m somewhat settled now and whilst I am putting into place the skills I learned in college, I don’t miss it all that much.

(there are days when I’d much rather be in the publications office drinking wine and listening to music but I’ve done that a few times now since leaving college)

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What I Learned From Four Years in College

What I Learned From Four Years in College

I could absolutely start this post and write out every single political theory I learned, how the opinions that French historians had of The Resistance changed constantly over the last century, or why the left is failing in Irish politics.

I mean, I could. But I won’t.

These are things I learned in college, not things I learned from college. These aren’t facts I present to an employer in a bid to hire me.

I have a capacity to learn dates, to follow theory, but I hardly doubt my opinion on Joan Didion is going to bag me that internship (or perhaps it will, if I find another Didion-lover like myself).

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