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To All The Second Semester College Seniors Who Get Heart Palpitations Thinking About Graduation

Plot Twist: You'll be okay.

To All The Second Semester College Seniors Who Get Heart Palpitations Thinking About Graduation

You're graduating soon, your bank account is running on empty and you can't find a job.

You're looking back on your college career and think about all the things you would have done differently. Maybe you would have chosen a different major or added another minor onto your work load. Maybe you should have tried harder for that internship. Maybe you wouldn't have rushed that sorority or maybe you would have. Maybe you would have picked a different school all together.

Maybe things could have been different.

Guess what? They still can. Graduating college isn't the end. So, you majored in biology but decided you rather be a chef. Cool! You can still do that. Maybe you want to be an author, but your engineering degree didn't exactly give you the right tools do that. That's okay! You can still learn on your own!

There are so many people out there that have jobs so far from what they originally studied in college.

Don't limit yourself because your major doesn't match your desired job. You decided that major a long time ago and you rolled with it because it was too late to change it. Well it's not too late. You can do anything you set your mind to as cheesy as that sounds.

It seems scary now because there's so much uncertainty ahead.

For the longest time everything has been decided. You went to elementary school then middle school then high school and then college. Then what? Grad school? A job? The possibilities are endless and although that is exciting, it's the most terrifying.

The best advice I can give, that I have been trying to follow myself, is that we should all be proud of how far we have come and even more proud of where we are going. It will all work out in the end.

Class of 2019, we almost made it. Hang in there.

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