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Honest Timeline: Your First Day Of Work Out Of College

Regardless if you realize it or not, an essential part of growing up is abandoning the slacker lifestyle you adopted in college. Unfortunately, it will make you feel like you’ve given up a life of fun to be chained to a desk for the foreseeable future. Even though you might think you have a clear grasp of this reality thanks to that internship you had, think again. Once you’re officially on the clock, everything changes. If you’re not ready for it, you’re going to suffer. So, prepare yourself for the heartbreaking reality of your first day of work at your big kid job after graduating with these helpful tips.

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