One year ago, I was putting the finishing touches on my senior design project, taking my last round of undergraduate final exams, and preparing to move to Cincinnati to start my new job in an engineering and operations rotational program at General Mills — my dream company. I was looking forward to meeting new people and experiencing post-college life. I thought I knew exactly what was ahead of me. However, I soon found that it is difficult to know what to expect when you leave college. Just like graduating high school and going to college, moving into an apartment and starting a full-time job brings with it new challenges and many learning opportunities. These are some of the most important lessons I’ve learned in the past year.
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