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Show of hands: How many of you spend more time socializing with TV characters than you do with real people? After 8+ hours sitting in your cubicle, do you get home from work and never want to leave your bed again? Don’t worry; you’re not alone. We totally get it—the real world is exhausting, and Netflix is just SO good. But in order to avoid becoming a couch potato/cat lady, it’s important that you make time for friends and social activities in the few free hours you have each day. The graduette life has a lot more to offer than just a steady paycheck. This is the time to catch up with our...
By the end of college, we’ve all grown to love (or loathe) certain student meals. These are the dishes that you’ve made so many times by the time graduation comes around, you could probably whip them up in your sleep—and no doubt you did at some point! Jumping into a busy work life so soon after graduation can make it difficult to break the dietary habits that we acquire as students. If a bowl of mac and cheese is satisfactory after a day full of lectures, it’s good enough after a full day at the office, right? But the step from student life to real life can also require a similar shift in...
It happens almost overnight: You pack up your cap and gown, move to a new city, pay your first utility bill... and get asked on a real date. So, now what? Dating in the real world is different than it is in college, so you probably have a ton of questions. What’s the new hook-up etiquette? Where can you meet new people? Do people actually use online dating sites? The new scene can be hard to navigate, so we’ve put together an all-inclusive guide for everything you need to know about dating after college, from one-night stands to long-term relationships. Check out our list of dos and don’ts!...