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    32 Things You'll Experience As An Unemployed College Grad

    Reality is a wake-up call.

    1. The thrill of graduation / Via

    2. Boundless optimism about the future


    3. The Party

    4. The post-grad "grace period"

    5. Moving back in with your parents

    6. Rediscovering your most important relationship

    7. Sweatpants!!


    8. Getting asked what you're doing with your life

    9. Or when you're going to get a job


    10. Constant nagging about being productive

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    11. Giving up on caring


    12. Breakdown of familial relations

    13. Rethinking that liberal arts degree


    14. Realizing that sitting around is getting old

    15. And just how poor you really are / Via

    16. Deciding to get your shit together

    17. Exaggerating on your resume

    18. Interviews

    19. More interviews

    20. Too many interviews

    21. A phone call from an unfamiliar number....

    22. YOU GOT THE JOB!!!

    23. Time to get your own place!!

    24. Strolling in on your first day of work

    25. By Day 2

    26. Realizing that having a job isn't all its cracked up to be

    27. That "real life" is hard work

    28. And that you have no idea what you want

    29. Deciding to enjoy the moment in spite of it all

    30. Taking ownership of your new situation

    31. Embracing what comes your way, good or bad

    32. And savoring the little victories