moving home with your parents after college can pay off

Moving back in with your parents after college… is it really that bad?

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Hillary Scaletta

Senior at the University of Redlands in Southern California, studying Creative Writing and Art. Originally from Illinois.

"I love staying active and playing outside, hiking and camping are two of my main hobbies and of course I love to write!" - Hillary Scaletta
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Some people struggle with the idea of going home after graduation. You’ve been on your own for four years, you’ve created your own little bubble that you can finally call “your life” in college. But is it all that bad having to go back home after graduation? Sure, you’re friends won’t be around and going to the bars every weekend might not be a thing anymore, but spending more time with your parents can bring a positive light into your life before you take on the real world.

After interviewing two students who decided to live at home after college, they both agreed that it was the best decision they made after graduation. Free rent, free food, and time well spent with parents. Parents can come in handy too because of the connections they have in the real world. Parents can help you with your resume and update you on all of the company connections and/or friends they have in order to help you get on your feet.

The biggest pro about moving back home is the fact that you’ll be saving a lot of money. Life can be super expensive, so you’re helping yourself by save money by moving back in with your parents after graduating collegemoving back home and saving the money you would be spending on rent, food, etc.

No matter where you are in the world, you’ll never experience a place like college again. Your friends aren’t living in the apartment next to you and won’t be able to meet you in the library, but that’s how life works. High school friends might still be around in your hometown and you can connect with them, but it’s another transitional stage in life where making plans has to be a thing.

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Hillary Scaletta

Senior at the University of Redlands in Southern California, studying Creative Writing and Art. Originally from Illinois. "I love staying active and playing outside, hiking and camping are two of my main hobbies and of course I love to write!" - Hillary Scaletta

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