College

College tips and advice for recent graduates and millennials in their twenties. Learn how to succeed after graduation in the real world.

Writing Your Life’s Mission Statement

 Writing your life's mission statement is so important for your success. It can help you find fulfillment and happiness quicker, it can help you write your personal statement for college or your business mission statement if you're an entrepreneur.

In business we write mission statements to show our consumers our heart and soul. A mission statements showcases that we are more focused on a movement than money. It brings employees together, it bonds us with our consumer, and it acts as a guiding light when we are tested or challenged. 

When applying to college we write a “personal statement”, similar to a mission statement, but 

4 Tips for Millennial Entrepreneurs

As many opportunities exist to start your own gig, there are just as many to fail. Check out these four tips to help millennials up for success as an entrepreneur. - The Confused Millennial

As many opportunities exist to start your own gig, there are just as many to fail. Check out these four tips to help millennials up for success as an entrepreneurs.

5 Life Lessons From College So Far

 College is a special time of great change and learning. Not only do we learn in the classroom, but we learn about ourselves and others. We learn about our capabilities and potential. We overcome immeasurable fatigue and sleep-depravation. Right now, many of us are more driven to do something great with our lives when we graduate than any other time in our lives so far. 5 Life Lessons From College So Far - The confused millennial

College is a special time of great change and learning. Not only do we learn in the classroom, but we learn about ourselves and others. We learn about our capabilities and potential. We overcome immeasurable fatigue and sleep-depravation. Right now, many of us are more driven to do something great with our lives when we graduate than any other time in our lives so far. 5 Life Lessons From College So Far:

Why You Should Pay Extra On Your Student Loans

Interest is the money you pay to the bank for letting them lend you money. Interest is how banks make money. The interest rate you have depends on the kind of loan you have, how trustworthy of a borrower you are and how well the economy is doing. Why should you pay off your student debt fast? Because of your interest rate. That's money you are just throwing away to the big banks. By putting extra money towards your payment, you will pay less money over time and think about what you could afford instead. - The confused millennial

Interest is the money you pay to the bank for letting them lend you money. Interest is how banks make money. The interest rate you have depends on the kind of loan you have, how trustworthy of a borrower you are and how well the economy is doing. Why should you pay off your student debt fast? Because of your interest rate. That’s money you are just throwing away to the big banks. By putting extra money towards your payment, you will pay less money over time and think about what you could afford instead.

Inspiring Millennial Series: Sami Kattan of Nomad’s Land

 In this vlog Sami Kattan of Nomad's Land shares how he makes a living as a digital nomad. Sami share's how he launched his business, the struggles of early entrepreneurship, and his advice to the multi-passionate millennial. Check out this week's episode of The Confused Millennial's vlog series,

Since college, Sami Kattan has been traveling all over the world and building multiple businesses, including Nomad’s Land. He is a talented and skilled videographer and has worked to blend his creative self with his business mind (for any creativepreneurs out there you know that struggle is real!).

Inspiring Millennials with Lost Gen Y Girl, Kayla Buell

 Are you a twenty something trying to navigate the corporate world? Don't want to piss off your boss at work? Check out this vlog with Lost Gen Y Girl, Kayla Buell, as she shares about her book on surviving the corporate world in your twenties, plus how she started a blog, maintained her integrity with it, and how she practices acceptance and defines success for herself! - The Confused Millennial Vlog

Kayla Buell is the Lost Gen Y Girl, maybe you’ve read her blog? Or better yet, her book The Twenty Somethings Guide to the Corporate World? Seriously it is laugh out loud funny, completely relatable, and packed with actionable advice. I wish I had this book when I was starting in the corporate world. It’s full of the unspoken language they should’ve taught us in school.

How I Accidentally Got a Master’s Degree

how i accidentally got a master's degree, Should you get a master's degree? Should you go into the workforce after undergrad? How did I get a graduate degree? Check out the Young Professionalist's journey towards a graduate degree on The Confused Millennial!

 I’m on a high and ready to start adulting.  Any college senior or recent graduate will tell you the number one question everyone’s asking them is, “are you going to get your master’s degree?” If they don’t ask that then it’s almost always about post graduate employment.  After the multiple questions on graduate school and work life after college I was still settled on not attending grad school. So how did I get my master’s degree?

Inspiring Millennials with Tayo Rockson

 Tayo Rockson is the founder of UYD Media and founding editor of BrandEdu. Tayo is a media personality and third culture kid whose mission in life is to inspire the next set of global leaders to use their difference to make a difference. Tayo shares about how a near death experience redefined his career and purpose in life.  Watch the full vlog interview on The Confused Millennial.

Tayo is the founding editor of BrandEdU and the CEO of UYD Media. Both companies are committed to helping millennials pursue their passions in careers they love while making a difference. His work has been seen on the Huffington Post, Among Worlds Magazine as well as Global Living Magazine. He is an authority on Third Culture Kids and assimilation into new cultures. He is the author of The Ultimate Guide To TCK Living and through his podcast and blog, he is heard and read by thousands of people in over 100 countries.