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Goodbye College—Hello Life! Go-To Answers from a Got-There Grown-Up by Lisa Brock

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Chapter 8

Groom Yourself Inside and Out

Far too many people your age don’t give any thought to how they are presenting themselves to the world. Until “the world” is able to see your work ethic, your skills, and your attitude, people will make judgments about what they see on the outside. You want that entry-level position so you can prove yourself, don’t you? I am not suggesting a total makeover to fit some kind of “formula,” but there are a few things that you and your friends should pay attention to.

First and foremost, starting a new life usually means a step toward maturity and personal growth. You must take stock of how you present who you are and how prepared you are for whatever you are facing. It is a lot more than the way you look on ...

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