your debt and save for the future, you should grab that steering whe… trucker so he could pay off his student loans—which he wrote about beautifully for Esquire—because your first year out of college is generally a crapshoot in terms of jobs anyway, and if you can figure out how to find something that pays enough to allow you to pay down your debt and save for the future, you should grab that steering wheel and start driving.
This is why I was a bellboy in Glacier National Park immediately after college. The expenses were minimal, meals and cabin housing were provided and taken out of my paycheck, and I made lots of cash money from tips. All the while I got to leave work at work and enjoy hiking in the mountains after my shift. Sure beat most menial entry-level jobs. I always recommend this route to graduating seniors at Marquette University, but no one has taken me up on my advice. Yet.