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19 Real Life Situations University Graduates Are Never Prepared For

The adult world is a scary place. And university really didn’t prepare you for it.

1. Waking up at 6am.

Because apparently adults hate sleep.

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2. Made even more difficult by the fact you still haven’t mastered going to bed before midnight. 

3. Having to dress yourself without looking like you’re in a ’90s episode of Friends.

“Is this smart caj?”

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4. Being asked questions like, “when are you getting married?”

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5. And, “but where is your life going?”

6. Having to make this decision. Every morning.

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7. Trying to find time for other things when you have a full time job.

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8. Logging into Facebook and seeing another one of your friend’s engagement announcements.

9. Struggling to convert “strong Instagram game” and “good chat” into demonstrable CV skills.

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10. Being expected to eat food that isn’t pizza and pasta every day.

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11. The reality of how little money you have left after bills, rent and everything else has been taken away.

12. Having to deal with people in a professional capacity after a mid-week drinking sesh.

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13. Needing experience in order to get experience.

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14. When the alumni team from your university give you a call and expect great things.

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15. Hearing ‘older’ adults say things like, “but renting is just throwing your money away.”

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16. And “what do you mean you don’t have an ISA?”

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17. Seeing people start university who look 12 years old.

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18. Dealing with the real cost of things without student discount.

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19. And never seeing anyone from uni because you all have jobs and are “too busy”.

Can we just go back to being students?

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