Graduating from college and starting your career is a massive culture shock. Your last year has gone by in a blur and you have to readjust in record time. That’s not even taking into account the pressures of finding a job, moving somewhere new and turning into a working adult!

1. People asking you what your plan is for the rest of your life

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I have to decide, like right now?

2. Doing your best to get the student discount for as long as possible

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Please work, please work, please work…

3. The college lifestyle, not miraculously finishing after you’ve left

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Still surviving on noodles and stacking dishes up to dangerous heights.

4. Your social life is now confined to the weekends

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No more dollar-drink Wednesdays ūüôĀ

5. Adapting to a 9-5 schedule is incredibly hard

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Promising yourself, “Just one more episode and then i’ll go to sleep…” LOL

6. Working for free in order to be able to work for money

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Internships, ugh.

7. The joy of actually landing a job related to your degree

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Finally!

8. The days that it’s acceptable to wear fancy dress are severely limited

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Yay for Halloween!

9. Planning get togethers with your college friends at every chance you get

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…and reminiscing about¬†every crazy thing that happened in college¬†– every time you meet.

10. The difficulty of learning to pay for everything on a starting wage

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Basically, rent and it’s gone…

11. Realising you’re expected to act like a grown up now

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Too much responsibility.

12.¬†But it’s not so bad, once you get a handle on it.

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Ok, I got this!

13. You’ll still always have your closest friends.

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Friends forever. Just please don’t ever mentioned that thing that happened that one time…

14. And carving your way in the world is actually pretty exciting!

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