[Grammar] Sometimes when most students graduate

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newkeenlearner

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Could you please tell me if this sentence is correct?
Sometimes when most students graduate, they don't seem to know what to do with their lives. As a result, they will just be drifting.
 

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I'd probably say "When some students graduate, ...".
 

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As a result, they will just be drifting.
Does sentence above predict the future [the writer of the sentence predicted that]? or is it related to the students' plan for future?
 

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"On graduation, some students don't know ..."
 

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oops!! I made a mistake. So, the writer just predict the future of graduated students. Thanks Raymott.
 
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