15 Things Not to Say to a Graduating Senior

Graduation is the most bittersweet time of the year. You're so excited to start your adult life but also clinging to college because the real world is terrifying AF. It also doesn't help that your family and friends probably won't stop talking about all things graduation and asking you about your life plans. Odds are you've been told one of these 15 things recently, and it hasn't been okay.

1. Graduating with a 4.0, right?

Joke's on you. My C gets degrees.

2. So when are you getting married?


Um, that’s the last thing to cross my mind.

3. What happened to (insert name of ex here)?


BYE.

4. Have you gained weight?


College is v stressful, okay?

5. You should hit the gym more often while you can.


You should stop judging people more often.

6. What kind of job are you going to get with that major?


One that I’m passionate about, thank you very much.

7. Will you donate to the alumni association?


Will you pay for my student debt first?

8. Will you come back and give a talk to the class?


Actually, I’m just trying to get out of here.

9. You should find a hobby.


You should go find someone else to bother. 

10. Are you going to miss your school?


That is a hard question to answer right now.

11. Where do you see yourself in five years?


I don't even know what I'm eating for dinner.

12. What are you wearing for graduation?


Tbh, this is probably the most stressful thing you could ask.

13. You should save your money.

You shouldn’t tell me how to live my life.

14. Maybe you should stop spending your money on food.


I don’t need that type of negativity.

15. So when are you going back to school?


Plz stop.