The “real world” is not prepared for us
In February 2022, my graduating class moved our cap tassels to the left — signaling the end of our undergraduate study. Commencement signifies the beginning of life as an adult, citizen and young professional. For this reason, we are often asked if school adequately prepares students for the real world. But as a young person, I have a more pressing question: Is the real world prepared to work with us and the realities we learned about in school?