Older, somewhat-wiser people are confessing what they'd tell their college-aged selves.

Older, somewhat-wiser people are confessing what they'd tell their college-aged selves.
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A recent Reddit thread asked the Internet, "35yo+ Redditors, what would you like to scream to your 18-22yo self?" While a lot of the words of wisdom and regrets sound like they could have come from inspirational posters, they're still good advice. Whether it's to stop caring what other people think about you, to motivate yourself to get out of a funk, or to not make very specific business decisions, the most important message is:

Older, somewhat-wiser people are confessing what they'd tell their college-aged selves.
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1. Keep trying. 

2. There's life after the Navy.

3. Be your f*cking self.

Older, somewhat-wiser people are confessing what they'd tell their college-aged selves.
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4. Keep it safe.

5. Schmooze. Swallow your pride. Practice good judgment.

6. It doesn't matter what other people think of you. 

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7. Everything a person does is about validation.

8. Make sure there's a good reason behind what you're doing.

9. Do the thing. 

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10. Choose Coke.

11. Just do it.

12. Talk less, listen more.

13. Learn how you learn.

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