Restraint is very important when one graduates.
The other fantasy is a wonderful car to drive up to this phenomenal apartment. Does one really need a car? In New York or Boston, a car is a detriment. It's very unglamorous, but public transportation may be an answer for a short while. They need six months to see how their work lives develop. Then they will have a better idea of what they can and cannot afford.
One of the biggies is rent.