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Important Life Lessons Every College Graduate Should Hear

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For some people, college is the best 4 years of their lives

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Interpretive dance is a major at some universities...

But alas, it must eventually come to an end

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Time to break out the new you!

Luckily, Eric Matthews is here to give you some tips on how to survive post-college life!

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...the answer is simpler than you think

First off, you’re days of laying on the couch all day are sadly over

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...except maybe Sunday's

It was ok to be hesitant in college, but now, it is a time for action

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Just click apply to that online job you found, don't think too much about it, chances are you'll never hear back from them anyways

PDA in college was looked down upon, now it is forbidden

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Take them back to your mom's basement till you get a place of your own...

Pulling all-nighters were common place in college, now, not so much

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Working 9-5 all day at a desk is more tiring than it looks

It's time to focus, act "normal" and put erratic behavior behind you

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In college you could be the crazy wild guy, now you're just seen as a guy with a drinking problem

College teaches you other people's opinions, post-college you must form your own

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Wall Street Journal or New York Times, it's time to make a decision...

DMB, Jack Johnson and OAR were fine to like in college, but it’s time to class up your musical selections

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Are they still considered college bands?

Debate used to be a part of class, now it is going to be a part of your Friday night get togethers

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Most of these will be debates over Breaking Bad vs The Wire, or politics between two people who don't know what they're talking about.

So stay mindful and remember not all change is bad, but it is often necessary

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Yes, it's time you learn to cook a meal besides mac 'n cheese, and one that doesn't involve a microwave

And it's time to stop beating yourself up and just enjoy the person you've become

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You're beautiful just the way you are

Because life is tough, so get a helmet

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It'll knock you down, but just get back up

That just about wraps it up

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Finally, don't be too worried, it's really not as bad as you think

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Surround yourself with the people who make you feel good and you'll be just fine

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