23 Pieces of Advice that College Graduates Don’t Want to Hear

From SavingAdvice.com:

graduate “You’ve finally done it — earned that coveted diploma. You’re feeling a bit cocky. Your parents are wondering why they had to pay for your expensive education when you already knew everything.

Now it’s time to enter The Real World, the place that you have talked about for years as if it were a planet in a distant galaxy. There are definitely things you need to know about life in your new reality. Some of it may sound vaguely familiar and ho-hum. Or it may be written in the foreign language of that planet. But one thing’s for sure: you don’t want to hear about any of it. Here are 23 pieces of valuable advice, in no particular order. Ignore them at your peril.”

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I love this list which ranges from number 6, Spend less than you earn to number 23, Don’t sleep with your boss. I wonder how common that last one is. This is a very ‘real’ list that should be required reading by most college grads. Some of them, I might add could write a list like this or better!

About Gandalfe

Just an itinerant saxophonist trying to find life between the changes. I have retired from the Corps of Engineers and Microsoft. I am an admin on the Woodwind Forum, run the Seattle Solid GOLD Big Band (formerly the Microsoft Jumpin' Jive Orchestra), and enjoy time with family and friends.
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4 Responses to 23 Pieces of Advice that College Graduates Don’t Want to Hear

  1. Beth says:

    Great article!  Good advice for everyone, not just college graduates.

  2. Rambling says:

    This is good.  I enjoyed it.  And they are lessons many of us have learned along the way.  Some..too late, others just in time.

  3. Graham says:

    Hi again.
    You feel like an outsider? This stuff happens to me; how do you think I feel?
    all the best,

  4. Laoch says:

    Fine post.

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