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Connect With Professors

One of the most important things I learned only at the tail end of my college experience was how important it is to connect with my teachers. College professors are a wealth of knowledge and are typically eager to help students - they were once in our shoes! Not only are they willing to help, but they usually have an already-established network of peers in the same career field you're interested in. This will open up more doors for job opportunities in the future and put your foot in the door for the career field you're studying.

7 Things I Wish I'd Done Differently in College Now That I'm About to Graduate

Being in college can sometimes feel like you have the weight of the world on your shoulders. For many, you go from being an 18-year-old who still has to raise your hand to use the restroom in high school to being asked to make seemingly life-altering decisions overnight. I'm one of those people, and as my time at college comes to an end and graduation approaches, this imaginary weight is slowly being lifted (the weight of the looming real world is a whole different story).

I've been reminiscing on my experiences throughout the past four years of college, and while I'm not one to have many regrets, I have been thinking about all the things I wish I'd done during my time here. It took me until now to realize that college offers so much more than just earning a degree, and I wish I'd taken advantage of more opportunities early on. For those who may be starting college soon or are already in school, here are seven things I wish I'd done differently.

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