During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for after graduation.
I took on an extra internship, participated in extracurricular activities to expand my network, and made connections at job fairs. I also crafted, revised, rewrote, and continuously edited my résumé. This résumé landed me interviews at Google, BuzzFeed, Oscar, and nearly two dozen other top startups. I also got