I’ve been there. I’ve been in your shoes. A recent grad from college, you’re wondering, “What’s next”? What are you supposed to do now? What’s the next step? Where are you going to get a job? What do you want to do with your life? Saying so long to college and saying hello to the real world is both terrifying and wildly exciting. Never have you felt the same sense of independence and freedom – but with that freedom comes new-found responsibility and pressure.
You are not alone. I’ve been there, along with the 50+ contributing writers of Welcome to the Real World, the new ebook organized by Matt Cheuvront and Life Without Pants. We’re here to tell you that it’s okay. That you don’t need to have it all planned out. That mistakes are going to be made, successes are going to be had, but through it all you’re going to discover more about yourself than you ever thought possible.
Consider this ebook not as a map, but as a compass. Not showing you the path to your destination, but instead, providing guidance and direction as you embark on the next step in life’s journey.
It’s my pleasure to offer this ebook 100% free to everyone. The only thing I ask? Once you’ve downloaded and read Welcome to the Real World, share it with someone, anyone, and everyone. Tweet about it, share it on Facebook, print it out and give it to a younger brother or sister who’s graduating.
I’m honored to share this collaborative effort with you. A very special thanks to everyone who contributed and turned this simple idea into a reality. And to all the recent grads out there? Congratulations, the next few years are going to be some of the best of your life!