15 Things You Should Know About Growing Up, Before You Grow Up

Parents don’t always do a good job of preparing their kids for adulthood. So here are 15 things you need to know about it so you can make sure to get the most out of your youth, and for the chance to win free rent for a year, click here.

1. No One Cares How Popular You Were

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2. You Can Do Anything If You Can Afford It

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3. You’ll Probably Have To Move Back Home At Some Point

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4. Your Body Will Betray You

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5. You’ll Make The Most Money If You Keep Them In The Box

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6. You Really Will Be Just Like Them

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7. Jobs Make This Really Hard

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8. These Will Cause Big Problems

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9. The Vet Bill For This Will Be Sent To You

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10. You’ll Want To Cover It Up And You Should

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11. You Won’t Know Why Anyone’s Famous

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12. You’ll Actually Want To Go To The Doctor

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13. This Is What Friday Nights Will Look Like

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14. You Have To Clean This By Yourself

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15. These Will Always Be Scary

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