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23 Things Every Graduate Has Done But Will Never Admit To

All graduates do it. None of them will admit it.

1. Pretended you didn’t realise your student card had expired when you tried to use it anyway.

2. Read through an essay you wrote at uni and understood absolutely nothing.

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3. Became overconfident in a quiz round relating to your degree but then realised you’ve forgotten everything.

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4. Thought that the cost of tax must be a mistake because you didn’t realise how much you were exempt from at uni.

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5. Actually got offended when the Student Loans Company remembered that you owe them money.

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6. Accidentally-on-purpose selected “student” as your occupation in an application because the truth hurts too much.

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7. Considered sending a bribe with your job applications just in case it works for you.

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8. Stalked people from your course on LinkedIn.

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9. Unsubscribed to the job sites you only just subscribed to because the emails were annoying you.

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10. Outright lied about something on your CV and job application.

11. Listed your references as “available on request” because you haven’t sorted them out yet.

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12. Asked someone what you’re supposed to write in a cover letter.

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13. Messaged people from uni saying “we should meet up soon” while having no intention of actually meeting up.

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14. Suggested playing drinking games just to get a hit of your old uni life.

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15. Sat and considered whether or not you could hack it as a recruitment consultant.

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16. Cried at Timehop.

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17. Promised you’d pay your parents rent with zero intention of actually ever paying rent.

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18. Tried to get away with wearing your summer ball-stained suit for a job interview without cleaning it first.

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19. Wished death on someone who landed a really great job while you were still unemployed.

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20. Written “works well in a team but also on my own” in a job application.

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21. Wanted a recruiter to contact you and get you a job but then never answered your phone when they did.

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22. Said, “I can’t do that, I have a degree!”

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23. Desperately told someone who’s still a student to “make the most of it” like the old, bitter person you’ve now become.

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