And let’s be real, even if you can never bring up that epic rager from junior year in an interview, the skills that went into throwing it translate incredibly well to the real world.
I may not want to be a lifeguard when I grow up, but “not real jobs” are the place where you develop skills that you’ll need when you actually have a career.
I graduated from a top-20 university in May. I was in the honors program, I wrote for the school newspaper and I had several prestigious internships. Guess what? All that stuff means jack shit after you’ve got your diploma.