The cementing of a body of knowledge and achievement. The shrill of classmates and friends cheering one another. The tears shed by parents, grandparents, siblings and the village alike. Generic balloons and gushy cards. What’s not to love about graduations?!
The answer: the aftermath.
The ending of one hugely difficult chapter called school and the entering to the hugely real hell which includes, though not exclusively, unemployment, debt, taxes, overall adulthood, oh, and did we mention the crippling student debt?
Graduating can be one of the most exciting events in a person’s life, but it won’t take long after you take of your dorky cap and gown before you go from “YAY I’M FREE!” to the “NOOO MAKE IT STOP TAKE ME BACK.!”
Figuring out what you want to do after graduation can be stressful, so here are some funny tweets about finishing up school to take your mind off of adjusting to the real adult world. Happy graduation season, y’all!