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Post-Grad Life, As Told By Tweets

Graduation

The weeks since commencement are a time of inevitable change for everyone in the Class of 2014. Perhaps you’ve already started a promising career or are working towards one while alternating between tabs of Netflix, LinkedIn, and job search pages, or maybe you’re just biding your time until grad school begins.

Whether you’ve already (begrudgingly) settled back at home or are biding your time until your lease expires and you’re forced to surrender your keys, post-grad life is upon us.

It isn’t just Facebook:

After four or so years, it’s time to get used to living at home for longer than a few weeks at a time

But this time, you probably don’t need to live out of a suitcase or duffle bag while home.

And it’s time to find new ways to occupy your free time:

But there are some aspects of Penn State you just aren’t ready to let go of…

…or aren’t ready to let go of you:

Whether you’re still in State College or home, it’s an emotional time…

…made worse by tweets like this:

But as you embark out into the “real world,” remember that it’s never too hard to find another Penn Stater:

Regardless of how weird life after Penn State may seem, it’ll all be okay. It may seem bleak come August, but you’ll be back and you will survive post-grad life.

Class of 2014, I’ll see you at the Skeller.

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Ali Fogarty

Ali Fogarty is a senior from the suburbs of Philadelphia majoring in Public Relations and Political Science who's passionate about Netflix and everything bagels.

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