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17 Commencement Speeches By Awesome Comedians (VIDEO)

05/15/2012 07:26 am ET | Updated Jun 29, 2012

As the spring semester draws to a close, college seniors everywhere are not only getting ready for their last final exams, but are also preparing to enter the intimidating world of adulthood. But if there is one bright spot in the dwindling days of college life, it's commencement day. You can finally get your hands on that hard-earned degree, take pictures with all your friends and family and, if you're lucky, maybe even hear a commencement address from a hilarious comedian.

Some of the funniest people in the world have visited college graduation ceremonies to deliver the keynote address. The likes of Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler and Jon Stewart have all given hysterical commencement speeches, while at the same time offering some genuine advice, wisdom and encouragement to college graduates who are about to set off into "the real world." Check out these 17 commencement speeches from notable comedians below and vote for your favorites.

Best Comedians Commencement Speeches

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