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24 Existential Fears Every Recent Graduate Has Experienced

“Am I an adult now?”

1. When it finally sinks in that you’ve completed uni and all that’s left is to complete the rest of your life.

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2. And that now you’re no longer a student, you’re officially an adult.

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3. When you consider that although you’re technically a grown up you still don’t know what you want to do “when you grow up”.

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4. And start questioning what happens if you never know what you want to do.

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5. Because what if you’ve just spent thousands of pounds on a degree that doesn’t relate to your career path?

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6. Or what if you never really have a career?

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7. When you think of how far ahead all of your friends who didn’t go to uni are in their jobs. And in life. 

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8. And you start to see statuses on Facebook about promotions and engagements.

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9. When you want to travel while you’re young but need a job to fund your freedom.

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10. Or you start worrying that you’ll never be able to afford a house.

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11. And that you’ll have to live with your parents forever.

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12. When you think, if uni was the best three years of your life, what else is there to look forward to?

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13. And whether life is just a series of 9ams and living for the weekend now.

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14. When you’re reminded that your parents were married at your age.

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15. And that you’re not even that far off the age they were when they had their first child.

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16. When you consider the possibility that no one will ever want to offer you a job.

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17. Or that you’ll get one and hate it for the rest of your life.

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18. When you belatedly find a typo in your CV and question whether you should even have a degree.

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19. Or you discover that some of your course mates somehow already have amazing grad jobs.

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20. When you finally discover a grad job you actually like the sound of but the deadline has already passed.

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21. And you start wondering how long until you’re not a recent graduate any more.

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22. When you think about how your degree didn’t actually prepare you for graduate life.

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23. When you fear that maybe being a student is all you’ll ever be good at.

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24. And you realise you can’t resit or drop out of graduate life.

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