Welcome to the Real World! You got your diploma — now what? You probably have no clue what you’re going to do with the rest of your life, or maybe you are one of the really wise people and have it all planned out. Either way, no doubt about it, your lifestyle is changing.
In this section of our survival guide, we’ll show you how to survive and thrive on the adventures you’ll be taking. Whether you will be striking out on your own or moving in with Mom and Dad for awhile, we’ve got tips to make your transition as smooth as possible.
Compiled by Dena Dubay, Dani Arthur, Amy Fleitas and Myra Cristobal. Illustrations by Brandy Kesl.