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28 Lies All Recent Graduates Have Told Themselves When Job Hunting

Job hunting is a stressful time in any graduate’s life. So much so that, sometimes, you just have to lie to yourself in order to get through it.

1. “I have plenty of time.”

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2. “I’m in no rush.”

3. “I don’t regret celebrating rather than looking for jobs straight away.”

4. “It doesn’t feel like I’m in competition with my friends.”

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5. “I don’t care that they seem to be having more luck than me.”

6. “I’m happy for them.”

7. “I don’t feel under pressure.”

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8. “It’s not been that long since I graduated.”

9. “I’m not annoyed I missed that application deadline.”

10. “I didn’t want that job anyway.”

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11. “I’m still completely happy with my choice of degree.”

12. “They probably won’t notice that spelling mistake on my CV.”

13. “It doesn’t matter.”

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14. “I still have time.”

15. “In fact, I have too much time.”

16. “I’m glad I have all this time to weigh all my options.”

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17. “I don’t regret not getting more experience while at university.”

18. “I’m confident I’ll find a job soon.”

19. “The pressure is not getting to me.”

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20. “I can blag this interview.”

21. “They’ll probably find my lack of direction endearing.”

22. “I’m not worried about my future.”

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23. “I’m probably just looking in the wrong places for the right jobs.”

24. “I definitely don’t regret spending all of my student loan last year.”

25. “I like not knowing what’s going to happen next.”

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26. “I wouldn’t want everything to just be easy.”

27. “It’ll seem more like an accomplishment when it actually happens.”

28. “I’m fine.”

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