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Feeling Lost After Graduating University Is Totally Normal

Feeling Lost After Graduating University Is Totally Normal

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Remember feeling super excited going to university? You had the next few years of your life mapped out. You were going to study a subject you loved, meet new people, party, live in a new city and maybe discover the person you’re going to be. But fast forward 3 years and you’ve graduated but panic sets in, what do you do now? We’re here to tell you that feeling lost after graduating is totally normal. We get told that we have to know what we want to do with our lives and sometimes that pressure is too much.

It's ok to feel lost after graduation.

It’s ok to be unsure of your future career

It’s awesome if you have a set career in mind, maybe you want to be a doctor, a musician, a designer, or even a Disney princess and if you know your next steps then that’s brilliant. Well done you!

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It's ok to feel lost after graduation.

Real world shock

When most of your life is set with the same routine, it can be a shock to the system to suddenly be out in the real world. But don’t stress. Thousands of people feel exactly the same and that’s okay. Just follow a few simple mindsets and you’ll be fine.

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It's ok to feel lost after graduation.

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Everyone is different

Don’t compare yourself to others, even to your closest friends. We’re all different and go through things in our own way.

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It's ok to feel lost after graduation.

Use this time and feeling of being lost to rediscover yourself, find the person you want to be outside of the confines of university. You are no longer labelled a student, so label yourself as something else. But most importantly don’t worry. Everything you’re feeling is completely normal and you aren’t alone. Keep doing what you’re doing and you’ll be fine. Remember just be happy!

Did you feel lost after graduating? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
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