Tag: graduation

Top Tips for Writing a Graduation Speech

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CollegeXpress Student Writer, Johns Hopkins University

Giving a graduation speech can be a nerve-wracking experience, but with a bit of work, you can give a great speech and have fun! Check out our best advice here. read more

Words of Encouragement for the Class of 2020

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High school and college seniors are missing out on a lot this year. Acknowledge your feelings and celebrate your accomplishments with this counselor advice. read more

The New Gap Year: What to Do After College When You're Not Ready for the Real World

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Freelance Writer

If you're not ready for the "real world" just yet, there are a lot of things you can do after graduating college to prepare you for the next step. Here are a few ways to transition between school and the world of nine-to-five. read more

Setting Your Senior Year Bucket List

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CollegeXpress Student Writer

You don't want to graduate high school with any regrets about missed opportunities. Here are some fun ideas to add to your senior year bucket list! read more

Words of Wisdom From Graduating Seniors, Class of 2018

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CollegeXpress student writers from the Class of 2018 share some parting advice for high school underclassmen! read more

Coolest Commencement Speakers of 2017

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We have to say (and no disrespect to anyone we omitted) these are the coolest commencement speakers of 2017. read more

10 Things Every Second-Semester High School Senior Knows to Be True

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Second semester of senior year of high school is...a thing. And we know exactly how you're feeling right now. read more

Financial Aid Horror Stories: Don't Make These Scary College Money Mistakes!

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Freelance Writer

If you don't pay close attention to the financial aid process, you can lose out on college dollars--and that can make anyone scream. read more

How to Not Go Crazy at the End of Senior Year of High School

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Student, Morehead State University

When you get close to the end of your senior year of high school, a lot of things start to happen really fast. Here's how to handle them all--and even have fun in the process! read more

7 Things You Need to Do Before High School Graduation

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Student, Elmhurst College

Because it'll be here before you know it... read more