If your stomach is in a knot because "the best four years of your life" are over I need you to do the following: Give yourself a pat on the back for graduating college and trust me when I say that being in the "real world" is fun and you're going to love it. 

Yes, the post-grad job hunt might be frustrating. And sure, understanding your finances (read: student loans and 401Ks) can feel daunting, but it's nothing you can't handle. And in times where you're like, what is happening, you have Freshman Year of Life. Similar to your first year of college, you've got a lot to figure out. You weren't alone then and you're not alone now — here's everything you need as you face this change, and, rest assured, you're on your way to the next best years of your life.