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Don’t Go To College

How Do I Grown Up

My senior year of high school, I was burned out, I was exhausted, I’d busted my butt in extracurriculars, carried an active social life and maintain pretty good marks for 13 years. I was ready for a break; college didn’t look all that appetizing.

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But my parents, my friends, and my teachers told me to just go to college. Go and experience. Go and learn. Go and be free. So I did.

At the time there weren’t other options, or at least none that I knew about. I could go to college or I could live with my parents and work in town.

All the great wise men told me that college would get me a career, it was the only thing that would.

So I went. And I experienced. And I think I learned, though probably not what was on the syllabus.

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