Before a student graduates from college, there is an important to-do list to help the student have a smooth transition into a job or grad school. Among the things that college seniors need to take care of are:
There are other things that a student can do to take some of the stress out of the transition from college to employment. They include asking faculty for letters of reference and beginning to take stock of current wardrobe needs to get ready for interviews. Students should also discuss their post graduation options with family and begin to put together a financial plan including health insurance, life insurance, renter's insurance, a retirement savings account and disability insurance. Parents and students also need to discuss whether the student can return home if not employed by college graduation and what the ground rules will be including whether the student will pay rent and what the house rules will be.