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This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Bowling Green chapter.

Are you graduating this year? If so, this article is just for you! A lot of people that graduate after college do not know what to do next. Graduating is a big step in the world! You will finally be free from all the homework, staying up late and going to classes every day. All that hard work that you put in is finally paying off.

In this article I will help give you some ideas that you can use an apply after graduation. Life after a college graduation is a new beginning of adulthood. Instead of having a minimum wage job you can now get into the industry and show your skills that you have used in the past.

Create a budget

Budgeting will help you plan for your new life. There are things you will want to buy and there will be fun activities that you will want to enjoy. A budget will also help you manage your money better. If you plan on relocating from the university that you attended or are attending, you might want to consider this option. Depending on where you are relocating, prices in different parts of the world can vary.

Student Loan Repayment

I know student loans can be a lot but trying to get as much paid off as possible can relieve that stress. It may take you a while to repay your loans, but you will get there. Once you are officially free from all your loans you will feel more relieved. This will also be one less thing you would have to worry about.

Rebuild Your Resume

Many jobs that you may start seeking will look at your resume. Resumes help employers see what kind of experience you’ve had that is relevant to the job you are applying for. One should use a professional resume that meets the requirement of the job you are applying. This may sound scary, but bigger careers will use this to determine your qualifications.

Apply for everything

You may see the different jobs for you career that are a little out there . As a new graduate, you should apply to jobs, internship, and organizations. These can all help find your fit for a job. Not everyone gets the job that they wanted but having a backup plan will help you be fully prepared for what’s to come.

Its finally time to say congratulations! You finally made it to the finish line. There are new beginnings for you down the new road in life. You may face challenges and have your ups and downs, but you got this. Always remember that you have faced a lot of stressed college nights, but everything will work out in the end.

Khamila Stevenson

Bowling Green '22

My name is Khamila Stevenson. I am an upcoming senior at Bowling Green State University. During my sophomore year at BGSU I was affiliated with the BG News. I am excited to start this new chapter with Her Campus.