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You Can't Plan Life

Posted by Allyson Lambert on Thu, Apr 30, 2015 @ 09:04 AM

From the time we're born, it seems as if our entire lives revolve around school and planning for this mystical thing called a career and future. Unfortunately, no one really tells you what happens when you get there. Thrust into the unknown territory of adult-hood for the first time, I found myself unable to navigate this "real-world" nightmare that had manifested itself in my life.

As my to-do lists grew longer, I started to feel even more overwhelmed with tasks: go shopping, get an oil change, make a dentist appointment, pay credit card, file taxes... It never ends! Keeping myself alive is a lot of hard work. Sometimes, I get writer's block while making a grocery list (I kid!). While my friends find this hilarious, it's not very efficient...

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Topics: Allyson Lambert, alumni advice, Nevada, life after college

A Small Act of Kindness

Posted by Allyson Lambert on Mon, Feb 16, 2015 @ 09:02 AM

Did everyone have a nice Valentine's Weekend? 

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Topics: Allyson Lambert, alumni advice, life after college

The Hard Days No One Talks About

Posted by Allyson Lambert on Mon, Dec 29, 2014 @ 16:12 PM

One year ago, I graduated. Eight months ago, I accepted my first job and moved across the country. And one week ago, I stood alone, crying in an airport during the holidays. 

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Topics: Allyson Lambert, alumni advice, life after college

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Jessica Kennedy

My name is Jessica Kennedy. I graduated from SVC in 2012 with a dual major in accounting and business management with a minor in international business. While at SVC I was on the swim team as well as being involved in SGA and SAAC. I am currently the Assistant Director of Business Affairs at the Naval Academy Athletic Association in Annapolis, Maryland, where I reside with my dog, Zoey. I also own my own photography company, KennedyPhotographyCo, where i display and sell my prints on Etsy. I still swim and have also taken up running and have ran over six half marathons in the last three years. 

Elizabeth Sosko

My name is Elizabeth Susko, and I am a 2015 graduate of Saint Vincent College (mathematics major with a secondary education certification). After Saint Vincent, I moved away and became a high school Math teacher in the Northern VA area. I couldnt imagine being where I am today and I hold some of that journey to being a Bearcat.  Cant wait to share my daily adult life (post-undergrad) experiences with you!

Megan DePrimio

Hello there! My name is Megan DePrimio, and I am a 2013 graduate of Saint Vincent College (communication major and English minor). I also have a master’s degree in sports management from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. After grad school, I became an athletics marketing intern at the University of Notre Dame and I now work in Development. Every day I am amazed at the path I have been on since I was a young Bearcat. Even the planner in me couldn’t have forecasted this journey! Happy to be here. 


Allyson Lambert graduated from Saint Vincent in December 2013 with a degree in finance. She currently works in the Financial Leadership Development (FLD) Program at PPG Industries in Reno, Nevada.