The Stuff We Should've Actually Learned In High School
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The Stuff We Should've Actually Learned In High School

The Stuff We Should've Actually Learned In High School

Pretty much everything we learned in high school serves zero purpose in our lives.

Yeah, we may have learned the quadratic equation, but there are tons of things we have no idea what it is or how to do it. Any time we say that we don't know how to do a very basic adult task, people look at us like...

It's not our fault all they taught us was useless information that we will literally never use again. Honestly, why does it matter if I know how to balance chemical formulas if I'm not going to BE A CHEMIST?

Here's what we should've ACTUALLY learned to survive in the real world:

1. How to pay taxes

2. What a mortgage even really is (...?)

3. How to figure out what you want to do with your life. But who ever actually does that, right?

4. How to prepare meals for yourself that don't involve Ramen Noodles or pizza rolls...

5. How to have professional conversations

6. Okay, someone should have told us NEVER to schedule early morning classes in college. We thought we could do it because we made it to class on time in high school...and this was us every morning...

7. How to not completely lose your sh*t when tech support keeps you on hold for a solid 45 minutes

8. That day drinking is a marathon, not a sprint...

9. The realities of marriage/parenthood (so serious that it requires three GIFs)...

10. And lastly, and most importantly, just HOW TO BE AN ADULT

We don't know these things. Can someone please teach us? No? Okay. We'll figure it out. Eventually.

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