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9 Mistakes to Avoid After College Graduation

The moment you graduate from college is the best feeling in the world. But riding that wave of relief for too long can have serious repercussions. Here’s what not to do after shedding the cap and gown.

Taking a Me Break

Career Flip-Flopping

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Jumping from job to job equates to no expertise and starting over at every new company. Next thing you know, it’s been three years since graduation and you’re still working as an assistant.

Selling Yourself Short

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Not Negotiating Salary

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Out of approximately 8,000 graduates who entered the workforce between 2012 and 2015, only 38% negotiated salary. Say what?! Why would you let yourself get jipped? Ask for what you deserve.

Shirking Your Student Loan

Social Media Fails

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Moving to Overly Competitive Cities

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Jumping into Any Job

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Not Knowing How to Dress for an Interview

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What mistake do you wish you’d avoided after college? Leave a comment below to let us know.

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