Recently, I have come to the unfortunate realization that my age has hindered my ability to be taken seriously in the realm of career counseling. Things generally are going well; I’m networking, sharing my career concerns, receiving feedback- but then, the tables turn. I casually mention my age and suddenly all prior credibility and comradery fly out the window.
“You’re sooo young, don’t even worry about it now”, they say, “You have so much time to figure it out.” “Twenty-two? Gir