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    Posted on Sep 30, 2014

    24 Things They Don't Tell You About Post-Grad Life

    Can a degree be used as a flotation device?

    1. You have to start "factoring things into your commute."

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    2. And while we're at it, "commute" will become a bad word.

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    3. You can't live on goldfish and cup o' noodles.

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    (even though you try)

    4. Grocery shopping will involve making some cutthroat decisions.

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    5. You'll become best friends with your crockpot.

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    6. And with your microwave.

    7. And anything in a can.

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    Corned Beef

    8. Going over to someone's place for a "dinner party" will not happen every week.

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    9. You're going to have to frame or get rid of those movie posters.

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    Sorry, Rocky. Or John Belushi. Or Bob Marley.

    10. The height of your creativity is when you run out of clean clothes.

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    "Hello, old friend." -Febreze

    11. Hell hath no fury like a person scorned by a cable company.

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    *cough* TWC *cough*

    12. Unless you're Bill Gates, you cannot buy lunch every day.

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    What's a tupperware?

    13. You'll start to lust after things like this:

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    14. And this:

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    15. You'll start wondering where your high alcohol tolerance went.

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    16. Because after college, drinking hard alcohol is "aggressive."

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    17. That's why they invented wine and beer.

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    18. Finding a good apartment = finding a four-leaf clover.

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    19. And until you save enough cash to buy one, you'll probably be living a closet.

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    Lack of space

    20. Most of what you said in college was an HR violation.

    21. And most of what you wore.

    22. You'll probably be sitting...A LOT.

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    Unless you're intense enough to get a standing desk.

    23. Though some days you might miss some parts of college, you'll see things like this...

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    24. And be grateful that you're on to the next chapter.

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