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12 Epic Graduation Cap Designs That Are Giving Us Life

ByRachel Chapman
You've finally made it — graduation day. It's a special day that you and your classmates have worked hard to enjoy. As you anxiously await your name to be called to receive your diploma, you will enjoy seeing creatively decorated graduation caps in…

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

ByJake Cappuccino
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,…

7 Things That Happen After Graduation

ByHannah Rex
“What are you doing after graduation?” It's the dreaded question for any college senior or recent graduate. Usually, the people asking this question are looking for an answer relating to work, but there are so many other things that happen after…

32 Thoughts We All Have The Days Leading Up To Graduation

ByAlexa Mellardo
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,…

Watch These 7 Movies About Graduating & Try Not To Cry Everywhere

ByClaire Spellberg
There is no moment as bittersweet at graduation. Getting older and moving to the next stage of life is amazing, but at the same time, it's so hard to leave your best friends and the safety net of school. The real world is tough, I get it. To help…

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

ByAlexandra Strickler
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…

4 Tips For Surviving Your College Graduation Without Hating Everything

ByConnor Toole
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…

5 Must-Dos With Your Sorority Sisters Before Graduation Comes & Goes

ByTessa Harvey
Ah, graduation. It comes quicker than we ever anticipate, doesn't it? One moment, you're a freshman accompanied by dozens of moving boxes, and the next minute, you're a junior complaining that graduation will never, ever come. Then before you know…

Firefighter Who Saved Girl's Life 17 Years Ago Attends Her Graduation

ByGillian Fuller
About 17 years ago, firefighter Mike Hughes rescued a baby girl from a blazing house fire. On Saturday, he watched her graduate high school. Though Hughes fought countless fires and rescued even more people throughout his career, his third rescue —…

5 Unexpected Ways To Move Beyond Lofty Graduation Speeches

ByJon Mertz
Think of all the preparation that goes into a graduation speech. With all the time spent, you would think the speeches would resonate for years, but few do. Looking back at the three graduation commencement speeches I experienced, I do not remember…

High School Seniors Perform An Awesome Medley At Their Graduation (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
A graduation ceremony represents a coming of age; it's the proverbial end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. It’s an accomplishment to graduate, to see education through to its completion. Above all, graduation is a cause for…

73 Hashtags For Graduation To Remember The Big Day Forever

ByRachel Chapman
Your graduation day is bittersweet, to say the least. It's the end of an iconic chapter of your life, and the beginning of a new one. You've worked hard the past few years, and this day is the culmination of all of that rolled into one big ceremony.…

16 People Whose Graduation Ceremonies Literally Put Them To Sleep

ByAlec MacDonald
It's graduation season, and all across this beautiful country of ours, students in knock-off "Harry Potter" costumes are being handed the most expensive pieces of paper they'll ever touch. That is, if they can make it through graduation without…

These Are The Best Things To Do On Graduation Night With Your College BFFs

ByRachel Chapman
Your friends mean the world to you, and your college besties are a special breed. Not only did you probably attend every party together, but they were there whenever you needed them to help you study and get through each long semester of…

Here Are The Best Memes To Go On Your Graduation Cap So You Can Laugh Through Your Tears

ByClaire Spellberg
There's a ton of planning that goes into graduation. You have to find the perfect dress (even though no one will see it under your gown), figure out what shoes to wear so you don't trip on stage, make a plan with your family that creates as little…

45 Graduation Puns For Instagram, If You're Feeling Witty

ByRachel Chapman
Congratulations! Graduation day has arrived, and you have so much to celebrate. You've made it through late-night study sessions, written more essays than you can even count, and delivered a ton of presentations. You've worked your butt off, so now…

Guy Drops Stone Cold Stunner During A College Graduation Ceremony

ByJulian Sonny
It's graduation time, and of course, kids are wildin' out. But nothing can compare to one Miami Southwest High School student who, along with a homie, performed one of the deadliest moves in all of pro wrestling in front of the entire graduating…

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

ByNicki
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…

Columbia Student Brings Her Mattress To Graduation To Protest Rape Case

ByZainab Mudallal
Today is graduation day for students at Columbia College, the oldest undergraduate college of Columbia University. Many students proudly marched across the stage, free of the final exams and burdens of college. But Emma Sulkowicz walked across the…

This Catholic School Banned Its Gay Valedictorian's Speech, So He Spoke Outside

ByCollette Reitz
The end of May is graduation season. Students celebrate all the hard work that has gotten them to the very special moment where they can walk across the stage and accept their diploma. When you're the valedictorian of your high school class, that…

These Graduation Party Themes Will Make You Toss Confetti, They're That Good

ByRachel Chapman
Graduation day is right around the corner, so get your confetti ready to toss up in the air. Congratulations are certainly in order. The past four years have been hard work, and now's the prime time to celebrate all you've accomplished. The ceremony…

7 Graduation Cap Ideas That'll Give You Major Inspo For Your Special Day

ByTessa Harvey
It's officially graduation season, and what a bittersweet time it is. For the past four years, I've done nothing but eagerly count down the time I have left. Now that I'm about to walk across the graduation stage, I wish it wasn't here yet. Your…

The 20 Best Song Lyrics For Your Graduation Cap Capture All The Feels

ByRachel Chapman
It's almost time to walk across the graduation stage and into the real world. Soon enough, you'll be in a sea of graduates with decorated caps, eagerly waiting for your name to be called. Many students love to decorate their caps with quotes and…

Wheelchair-Bound Teen Shocks Graduation Audience And Walks Across Stage

BySean Levinson
Virginia's Parker Hall was confined to a wheelchair three years ago following a devastating car accident. He was told there was less than a 5 percent chance he'd ever walk again, according to Daily Mail. But he pushed himself so hard in physical…

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

ByAlexa Mellardo
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…

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

ByBrenda Santana
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…

Consider This If You Want To Get Engaged Around The Time You Graduate College

ByElana Rubin
College graduation day is probably one of the most monumental days of your life. You've worked your entire academic career – from, what, four or five years old? – to receive your diploma, so that's around 17 years of build-up, dedication, and drive.…

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

ByEitan Levine
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…

Here’s How To Deal With Family On Graduation Day, So That It’s Drama Free

ByRachel Shatto
Graduation day is big. It's a time to celebrate a huge and amazing accomplishment that you should feel extremely proud of. But it’s also a day of really mixed emotions. On the one hand, it's about stepping into a new future full of possibilities and…

Woman Poses With Her College Debt In Hilarious Graduation Photos

ByConnor Toole
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…

Here's Why You Hear The Same Song Play At Every Graduation Ceremony

ByTara Martinez
If you’ve ever been to a high school or college graduation, you have most definitely heard the band playing a very specific tune. It’s the song the nearly everyone in the United States associates with year-end goodbyes, caps and gowns, and fresh…

These Hilarious Graduation Caps Will Make You Forget How Scary Post-Grad Life's Gonna Be

ByGeorgina Berbari
The entire experience of graduation is completely surreal, to say the least. Yes, it's boring AF to sit in that flimsy fold-up chair beneath the beating-hot sun for an hour (at least) while you wait for your name to be called, but it's still pretty…

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

ByEitan Levine
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…

33 Clever Instagram Captions For Graduation Pics With Your Degree

ByRachel Chapman
Graduation is finally here! As sad as you are to say goodbye to your college life, you can't wait to step out into the real world. School, we love you, but we're also totally over you. If I never have to see another pop quiz, essay, or research…

8 Graduation TV Episodes That You'll Want To Watch Before You Take Your Cap & Gown Off

ByAlana Altmann
Play that "Pomp and Circumstance" march with pride — graduation season has arrived. Actually, if you're a teen of the early 2000s, play Vitamin C's "Graduation (Friends Forever)," because that weepy jam will really hit home. This is a time of year…

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

ByKaylin Pound
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…

25 Graduation Quotes For Instagram That'll Give You All The Feels

ByRachel Chapman
You've been counting down the days until graduation, and it's finally here. It's a major milestone in your life, and prime time to celebrate all the hard work you've put into your degree the past four years. As exciting as the day is, it'll be over…

5 Unique Ways To Celebrate Your Partner’s Graduation When Dinner Just Isn't Enough

ByTayi Sanusi
Graduating from college is no small feat. Four years (or more) filled with some of the most intense experiences ever, and yet somehow your bae managed to power through. Completing the next level of schooling isn't something that should be taken…

Here’s What To Say When People Ask About Your Post-Grad Plans & You Have No Answer

ByRachel Shatto
What are the six words every person on the verge of finishing college dreads most? "What are your plans for graduation?" Yep, the dreaded question that starts off benignly, but as the graduation date draws nearer, picks up in frequency and intensity…

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

ByKate Ryan
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…

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

ByLucy Hobson
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…

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

ByCandice Jalili
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…

What The College Senior Really Wants Her Friends To Know Before Graduation

ByTessa Harvey
Senior year of college is such a whirlwind. I don't think anyone knows quite what to expect, and senior year of high school just doesn't compare. Sure, people tell you it's so bittersweet, and that it's over before you really feel like it has even…

Girl Completely Eats Sh*t While Falling At Her High School Graduation (Video)

ByAlec MacDonald
It's that time of year again. Sweaters are turning into t-shirts, pants are changing into dresses and overdressed students in polyester gowns are praying they remembered to wear deodorant and sweating their way through graduation…

The Parkland Students' Graduation Had The Most Moving Tribute To The Shooting Victims

ByBernadette Deron
It's been almost four months since tragedy struck in Parkland, Florida just before school let out on Feb. 14. A shooter descended upon Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on that day and killed 17 people, most of whom were students at the school.…

7 Graduation Presents To Give Your Partner When They Finish School

ByAnnie Foskett
It's been a minute since I've graduated from school. To be exact, 4.2 million minutes. (Hi, I'm old!) But with age comes wisdom, and some perspective on what kinds of things are truly useful out here in the real world. Hot tip: Oh, The Places You'll…

How To Deal With Divorced Parents On Graduation Day, Because It's Not Always Easy

ByVeronica Lopez
Having divorced parents is no picnic. Finishing college is no picnic. So, if you’re about to graduate and your parents are divorced, it’s pretty normal to be feeling stressed about graduation day, especially if your parents don’t get along. You’re…

Kanye West Gave An Extremely Honest And Powerful Graduation Speech (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
Mr. West is in the building. After teaching a fashion course last September, Kanye West returned to deliver a speech at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College commencement ceremony, and it was possibly one of the most insightful graduation speeches…

High School Students Pull Off An Amazing Flash Mob At Their Graduation (Video)

ByEitan Levine
If your graduation didn’t involve a choreographed flash mob, then your graduation sucked. Before heading off to the next stage of their lives, the Portsmouth High class of 2015 wanted to leave a Taylor Swift-shaped legacy in the hallowed halls of…

Woman Earns A 4.0 And Receives Surprise Proposal From BF At Graduation (Video)

ByGillian Fuller
Graduation ceremonies, while important, are notoriously boring. Ashley Nelson's, however, was unforgettable. Nelson was on the stage receiving her diploma from Bridgewater State University when the president, Dana Mohler-Faria, made a strange…