After I finished graduate school and began my professional career, I heard this saying constantly:
"Fake it 'til you make it."
During that time, I felt really ignorant.
Whenever I tried to fake it, I froze.
Along with the excitement, I was feeling a bit nervous.
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My advice to new graduates (and anyone else who's feeling overwhelmed) is not to overstate your abilities. People will see through that.
Instead, be humble enough to admit your inadequacies, and be confident in your ability to LEARN.
Then study the heck out of whatever it is you don't know.
You can learn to do the task.
And you can learn to do it well, without faking anything at all.