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7 Underrated Reasons To Go On A Bonding Trip With Your Fam After Graduation

One of the best graduation gifts you can receive is a family vacation. This might not be the first thing that comes to mind, but don't underestimate the power of some good, old fashioned bonding time with the fam. Not only is it the perfect time to c…
By Rachel Chapman

Why Moving To Different Cities After Graduation Makes No Difference For Best Friends

Time has a way of fast-forwarding when it comes to those instances you wish could last forever. One minute you're nervously getting a tour around your home for the next four years, and then they're calling your name to hand you your degree. Looking u…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

Hilarious Dad Accidentally Films The Wrong Girl At Daughter's Graduation — VIDEO

Graduation can be a very emotional event, and those walking across the stage are usually super nervous as parents and loved ones cheer for them on the sideline. One dad got so excited during his daughter's graduation that he pulled out his phone are …
By Brenda Santana

What You’ll Actually Be Doing After You Graduate, As Told By Your Zodiac Sign

Probably the least exciting thing about graduating college is having to answer the question of what you're going to do after you graduate. It feels like some kind of a test of your self-will. The more you get asked the question, the more you want to …
By Rosebud Baker

This Girl Was Banned From Walking At Graduation Because She Was Pregnant

Maddi Runkles is an 18-year-old student with a 4.0 GPA and who was student council president. But she won't be allowed to walk in her high school graduation this year. Why, you ask? Before graduation, Maddi got pregnant. And as a result of her pregna…
By Candice Jalili

Slain Lieutenant’s Graduation Robe Placed On Empty Chair At Commencement

A newly commissioned army lieutenant who died just days before graduating from college received a special tribute at his commencement ceremony on Tuesday. The robe of Richard Collins III, who was set to receive his diploma, was left on an empty chair…
By Joseph Milord

Trump Speaks At Graduation, Makes It About Himself: ‘That’s Why We Won’

During a commencement speech at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday, President Donald Trump set aside time to give the graduating class some advice about never giving up. As he spoke at the academy in Connecticut, Trump said, You have to put yo…
By Joseph Milord

28 Instagram Captions To Capture All The Feels For Your Graduation Post

Where did the past four years go?! Cue Vitamin C's “Graduation,” because it's time to throw your cap high into the air and hug your college friends as if you'll never let go. Waterproof mascara is a must on your special day, because you know graduati…
By Alexa Mellardo

Will Ferrell Hilariously Sings 'I Will Always Love You' To End Commencement Speech

I don't remember much about any of the speeches given at my college graduation, likely because I was trying to discreetly take a nap the whole time. But then again, it could also be that I didn't have the amazing graduation guest students at the Univ…
By Theresa Massony

Video Of Betsy DeVos' Getting Booed At HBCU Graduation Will Make You Cringe

They turned their backs on Betsy DeVos, literally. "They" would be the graduating students at Bethune-Cookman University's commencement ceremony on Wednesday afternoon. As DeVos, the US Secretary of Education, delivered her keynote address, video eme…
By Joseph Milord

Betsy DeVos Is Giving A Speech To HBCU Students Who Don't Want To Hear It

Betsy DeVos' next scheduled speech is a controversial one. The US Secretary of Eduction is set to deliver the keynote address at Bethune-Cookman University's commencement ceremony on Wednesday, despite significant pushback from students and graduates…
By Joseph Milord

32 Thoughts We All Have The Days Leading Up To Graduation

Throughout the days leading up to graduation, it's as if we're stuck in neutral. We've hit the pause button, and we're chilling somewhere between the college life we loved, and the reality we'll soon have to face. After handing in our final exams, we…
By Alexa Mellardo

Students Get To Wear Whatever For Graduation And Of Course They Take It Too Far

Graduation gowns are kind of the worst. No matter how pretty your school colors are, these robes always end up looking butt ugly. And the polyester slowly suffocates you while you sit for hours and hours, watching people you don't even know (and will…
By Alexandra Strickler

3 Cures To Every 'Millennial' Problem That Follows After Graduation

As a digital marketing consultant and Millennial, I'm constantly amazed by the amount of Gen-Y content floating throughout my industry. The funniest part is that almost none of the content is written by Millennials themselves. It's sort of similar to…
By Lena Elkins

10 Things You Should Do If You Still Can't Find A Job After Graduation

Oh, how I envy all of you bright, young whippersnappers. You have so much ahead of you: good jobs, bad jobs, temporary jobs and maybe, for a while, no job at all. You've graduated from college, and the road ahead is as blurry and unpredictable as you…
By Melissa Remo

10 Things You Learn To Stop Worrying About After College Graduation

College is an incredible experience, but it can also be a dramatic four years. Once you graduate, a flood of things happen beyond the scope of just finding a job (and yourself). While job hunting is a very terrifying and necessary task, there are als…
By Liz Rae

If You're Unexplainably Sad After Graduation, Try Changing These 4 Things

People say going through college is the hard part, but it's actually leaving college that could leave you down in the dumps. When you're in school you get comfortable, and it can be a bit jarring entering the real world. You're used to being graded a…
By Jasmine Vaughn-Hall

5 Things You Need To Know If You Don't Feel Ready For College Graduation

Your final thesis is polished and ready for submission, the on-campus career advisor seems optimistic about your future, and your family is cheering loudly as you are approaching the finishing line of your college marathon. There is only one person w…
By Olga Baker

What I Would Tell My Younger Self, Who Was Terrified Of College Graduation

Over the past couple of months, millions of 22-year-olds finished their four-year life hiatus at some university near you without the slightest idea of what they want to do with their lives when they graduate. Some landed internships, others, full-ti…
By Alan Jenkins

Strangers Were Asked To Speak At A Graduation And Things Got Inspirational

Oh, don't you just love professional improvisers? These days, they've jumped off indie comedy club stages and into the real world with the sole intention of fucking with us. And I, for one, love it. One group, Improv Everywhere, is so determined to m…
By Kate Ryan

Eighth Grader Shows Off Epic Trump Impersonation During Graduation Speech

Let's face it. The one thing that's keeping most people from admiring Donald Trump — at least a tiny bit — is the fact that he's actually clinched the Republican nomination and the notion of him as POTUS is now a plausible one. Otherwise, we'd probab…
By Joseph Milord

Student With Cerebral Palsy Walks For First Time At High School Graduation

Buckle up. You're about to get super emotional. Walking at his high school graduation was one of those things people assumed Micah McDade would never get to experience. The Oklahoma student was born with cerebral palsy, a condition that left him larg…
By Eitan Levine

Walking At Graduation Is The Best Way To Get Closure From College

Take a deep breath. This will probably be the longest breath of your life. Even though it will be difficult, it will be a familiar one. The air filling your lungs will be the same you once eagerly inhaled during your first day on campus. It is the br…
By Nicki

Why Walking At College Graduation Is One Of The Most Meaningless Ceremonies

It's that time of year again. Sappy goodbye posts are all over your social media feeds. College graduates are saying (or dreading saying) their goodbyes to their roommates, soulmates, roommate-soulmates, sorority sisters etc. If you're at this stage …
By Cady Chow

Here Are 18 Of The Class Of 2016's Funniest Graduation Cap Designs

It's that time of year again. I remember it well: listening to people's names I didn't care about, sweating my everything off in what felt like a plastic gown, trying not to fall asleep or trip over myself when it was finally my name called. Yep, I'm…
By Jake Cappuccino

One Year After College Graduation, These Are The 5 Things I've Learned

Almost exactly a year ago, I was handed a small piece of paper as my reward for four years of pulling all-nighters and crying out papers. While actually receiving my diploma, I was focused on flipping my tassel the right way and navigating my first-e…
By Anna Menta

Why You Should Feel Lucky If Your Future After Graduation Is Still Unclear

Last week, I did something monumental. I graduated college. And much like other young twenty-somethings, my college graduation was filled with inspired moments and quotes from the songs, TV shows and movies I've seen of college graduations. Captions …
By Naria Willis

4 Tips For Surviving Your College Graduation Without Hating Everything

Almost exactly three years ago, I put on an ill-fitting cloak and an odd-shaped hat on the way to receive a piece of paper that signified I was now legally required to start paying off the impressive student loan debt that made the previous four year…
By Connor Toole

If You Know These 4 Things By Graduation, You're Ready For The Real World

As I near the end of my college career, I'm becoming nostalgic for my college days, and I haven't even graduated yet. I think it's natural that when you're about to leave the place in which you've spent the last three to five years of your life, you …
By Izzy Martens

4 Reasons Life After Graduation Will Never Be As Scary As You Think

Your last year of college can be a particularly daunting experience. There's no direction, no guidance and no straight path to follow. As most of your life has been planned out up until that point, being in your final year with no concrete plan can s…
By Lucy Hobson

Woman Poses With Her College Debt In Hilarious Graduation Photos

When I graduated from college, the only things I really did to celebrate the occasion were crawl into bed after getting back from the ceremony and hope my hangover and sunburn would hurt less by the time I woke back up (they didn't). Getting your deg…
By Connor Toole

30 Hilariously Creative Graduation Caps That Are Worthy Of An A+

Graduation time is almost upon us, so you know what that means. It's time pack up your dorm room, put on an ugly hat, walk across a stage and pray you don't trip over your gown and face plant in front of thousands of people. Since everyone in your gr…
By Kaylin Pound

This High School Senior Took The Most Epic Graduation Photos Ever

Now, THIS is how you get senior photos done. Getting senior photos done is one of the more boring and predictable aspects of graduating high school. Every year, millions of kids are forced to hire small-town photographers to take shots of them doing …
By Eitan Levine

10 Ways To Slay Corporate Life Like A Pro After College Graduation

Some people say I got lucky, and I'd even say that I was in the right place at the right time to get to where I'm at today. But I know I've worked hard, and deserve everything I have. I've been working for a global e-commerce company for a little ove…
By Stacey Politis

Here's How To Get A Job After Graduation, As Told By Employed Millennials

Hey there, college seniors. I hate to be that person, but y'all are graduating soon. Like, really soon. Not to freak you out or anything, but this is kind of a big deal. You're about to enter a whole new part of the world, and those first few months …
By Anna Menta

3 Kinds Of College Friendships That Are Put To The Test After Graduation

Have you ever woken up one day and realized that everything you did up until that point was inconsequential and of little to no importance? I've felt that every day of my life since I've graduated from college. I completed four years of studies at a …
By Howard Rudnick

I Didn't Travel After Graduation And It's One Of My Biggest Regrets

It happened last year. There I was, 28 years old. I was sitting on an almost deserted strip of beach on Gili Trawangan — a tiny island off the coast of Indonesia — watching the most incredible sunset with two of my best friends. Then, it hit me. This…
By Naomi Chadderton

7 Ways To Turn Your College Hookup Into A Relationship After Graduation

Millennials are well aware of the all-too-familiar story of finding a hookup and then, as time goes on, developing feelings, only to realize those feelings are never going to result in anything. Whether you met your hookup in a bar one Saturday night…
By Elizabeth Vidua

If You're Freaking Out About Graduation, This Is What You Need To Remember

I can still vividly remember the day I graduated from college. The whole world was available to me, and yet, I was terrified. I was moving to a brand new city — without a job, I should mention — and starting a whole new chapter. But what did I want t…
By Kassy Scarcia

This Girl Broke Her Foot Trying To Take The Perfect Graduation Pic For Instagram

Like many college students, Chelsea Whitfield wanted a few perfect photos to adorn her Instagram on her graduation day. She decided to go all out by hiring a photographer and planning an elaborate graduation-themed photoshoot. https://instagram.com/p…
By Kate Ryan

5 Recent Grads Reveal The Best Cities To Check Out After Graduation

A cross-country road trip is the quintessential American journey. But those looking for a change of pace in their post-grad lives should jet set on over to Europe. Whatever you may be looking for — a party, an adventure or solitude — these countries …
By Sarah Mattoon

How To Avoid Moving Back In With Your Parents After Graduation

Graduating from a higher institution is something every final-year student looks forward to with a heightened level of anticipation. Life after school seems like a grand adventure we can't wait to begin. To me, being a graduate felt much like the fee…
By Queen Ogbaje

3 Things You Have To Know Before Graduation To Survive Adulthood

Graduating from college is a really weird feeling. In a way, it's surreal and exhilarating. It's also that turning point in your life where you feel like you have to be someone and go somewhere. You need to be someone with a title, a status and an im…
By Selin Celebi

5 Reasons Millennials Are Heading To Austin After Graduation

Ask an Austin native how he or she feels about the city’s booming population. Chances are, he or she probably isn't entirely happy about it. While some are wary of newcomers, I’m thrilled I landed here, and I will always brag about my adopted city. I…
By Kristina Gonzalez

9 Reasons Being Tied Down After Graduation Will Only Hold You Back

If I had a dollar for every time I heard or overheard a woman say, “I can’t believe an entire semester has gone by and I haven’t met a single guy,” I would be filthy rich. PSA: This isn’t 1953; you don’t pay tuition to find a relationship. That being…
By Gianna Martorano

This Guy Proposing During His Police Academy Graduation Is The Cutest (Video)

This is cute. It's also kind of a dick move. Josh Jarvie proposed to his girlfriend, Shana Maschak, during his graduation from the Washington, DC Metropolitan Police Academy, and it's really sweet. But, can we talk about Officer Jordan Katz for a sec…
By Eitan Levine

3 Ways College Seniors Can Set Up Opportunities Before Graduation

Thousands of students are gearing up to graduate from college next year. Most seniors hold off on finding a job and preparing for life after college, but if you do this, you're making a huge mistake. This is the prime time for you to lay out your roa…
By Max DuBowy

4 Ways A College Job Better Prepares You For Life After Graduation

The adjustment from college life to the working world is one of the hardest transitions out there. For some, the most difficult aspect of this transition is moving toward full financial independence. However, according to a recent study called "How A…
By Ali Carey

Teen With Cancer Takes Graduation Pics In Hospital Shortly Before Dying

In October 2014, Kevin Titsworth received the news he feared since his childhood: His cancer returned. This time, it was leukemia, and it was likely incurable. Titsworth was first diagnosed with cancer at just 9 years old, but through treatment, he m…
By Gillian Fuller

Kendall And Kylie's Insane Graduation Bash Included A Ton Of Twerking

This might be the most ridiculous example of extravagance I have ever seen. Kylie and Kendall Jenner just celebrated their high school graduations (if you were surprised they went to high school, that's OK, so was I), and as expected, it was insane. …
By Gillian Fuller