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The Commencement Wisdom Well

The excitement of those students on the cusp attending college is palpable. Yet, simultaneously, many are inventorying their lives, attempting to envision the next two, four, or maybe more years of college. Listening to past college graduation speeches helps incoming college students anticipate what’s ahead. Graduation speakers typically wax philosophically about their life experiences, offering …

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Beyond Graduation

Although disappointing to not participate in the traditional celebratory graduations, for the Class of 2020, what are the opportunities as they commence into the next stage of their lives? The Class of 2020 graduates into a time where asking tough questions about the status quo is the norm. Many are asking, “What is normal?” We’ve …

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Soon-to-be college students would be wise to listen to college graduation speeches. Students can learn how to make more effective choices during college by heeding the advice of those who have achieved a degree of accomplishment and notoriety,  increasing their odds of realizing their vision and generally living more purposefully. In 2015, John Waters, film …

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Our Sincere Wish for the Class of 2020

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As the Class of 2020 finishes one chapter and commences on the next one, remember, the difficulties of Spring of 2020 and their unorthodox “graduation” doesn’t define the total value of their experience, but only punctuates their resiliency. Related PostsPrivate Universities May Not Cost More Than A Public University, In the Final Analysis Distance learning …

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3…2…1…Liftoff! Launching the Class of 2013

Commencements can be bittersweet moments–a celebration of accomplishments, while simultaneously a doorway into a new unknown.  The following are words of wisdom from graduation festivities around the United States, as the Class of 2013 enters the world with new knowledge and greater experience.  And, for posterity, I added my two cents. President Barak Obama, Morehouse University: …