Show up late says they're goobers. They should know employers care more about a college degree than where the diploma is from.
Most CEOs of the biggest corporations didn't go to prestigious schools. They should know to think long term. Success doesn't happen overnight.
It often takes years. They should know the keys to promotion are ambition, creativity, and the ability to grow on the job. They should know they can save a fortune by cooking. Their kitchen isn't there to just store beer. They should know that basing their happiness on how they compare financially to their friends is a sure ticket to misery. They should know where "the money" is so they don't get stuck in a loser career and have to move home.
They should know to never sign a long-term lease on a place under major renovation that can't be occupied on a specific date.
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They should know neighbors can steal the signals off their high-speed wireless internet. Pass-code everything. Or make a deal with the neighbors. They should know to have the utilities turned on the day they move, or key things won't work: lights, air conditioning, appliances, water heater. They should know one of the great things about a house-warming party is that friends will help unpack boxes as long as they can drink and eat. They should know that bankruptcy produces an extraordinary amount of stress, tension, headaches, digestive issues, sleep deprivation, and misery.
And alcohol and drugs won't help.
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They should know that seeking perfection in a mate will assure them of a lifetime of loneliness and disappointment. They should know the great thing about the dishwasher is that it can be used to clean toothbrushes, oven vents, knobs, hairbrushes, traysanything that's bacteria laden, gross, and fits inside.
They should know constant worrying can lead young people to develop shingles. Yeah, I didn't know either.
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No portion of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted by any means—electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or any other—except for brief quotations in printed reviews without the prior written permission of the publisher. Every year millions of teens are unleashed into society. And parents are left wondering, How long will they make it out there? They could be back by Thursday! Well, all is not lost.
The good news is, there are only about a thousand things a teen needs to learn in order to think and act like an adult. The alternative is a thirty-year-old teenager losing the remote control, not cleaning their room, and staying out way past their curfew. This is no reason to give up. They should know the lifestyle they enjoyed growing up is not waiting for them upon graduation. They should know the cure for sitting around feeling miserable and depressed is to go outside and find somebody to serve.
They should know young adulthood means apartments are smaller, clothes are cheaper, money is tighter, and public transportation could be involved. They should know the world is filled with unreasonable people. And they may work for one of them. They should know the difference between owning a Mercedes or washing it for a living, is education. This action might not be possible to undo.
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Home Books Pop Culture. Save For Later. Create a List. Summary Adult teens think they're ready to live on their own, but are they?
Read on the Scribd mobile app Download the free Scribd mobile app to read anytime, anywhere. Harrison Jr. And stay for a while. They should know adulthood is not for sissies.