What You Think Life After College Is Like Vs. Reality

Spoiler alert: Apparently life after college is mostly work, and getting hit in the face. Much Love - Virgin Mobile

1. Expectation

You’re going to shake things up. Look out world!

Reality

Ahhhhhh, nope.

2. Expectation

We’re all getting JOOOOOOOOOBBBBBBBBSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!

Reality

Welcome to the worst job market in the history of ever.

3. Expectation

‘Bout to get paid. Rack city up in here.

Reality

You mean I have to pay these loans back?

4. Expectation

Now it’s time to party!

Reality

Time to knuckle down and get to work.

5. Expectation

Gonna be running things.

Reality

Oh hai, unpaid internship.

6. Expectation

Baller crib. Living free and easy.

Reality

Living rent free in the ‘rents basement.

7. Expectation

You’re ready to do whatever it takes to get ahead.

Reality

What it takes to get ahead is cray.

8. Expectation

Time to join the captains of industry in your chosen field.

Reality

Your career path will most likely take some unexpected turns.

9. Expectation

I have a degree. I know how to do stuff.

Reality

The stuff you’ve learned is somewhat questionable.

10. Expectation

You’re all grown up and ready to handle your business

Reality

You probably need a lil’ more work

12. But don’t let it beat you up.

13. Just go with it.

14. Someday you’ll be the boss.

15. And you’ll make the rules.

16. And that is so baller.

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