05/21/2014 12:47 pm ET Updated May 22, 2014

How To Give A Commencement Speech In 8 Steps (VIDEO)

Have you been asked to give a commencement speech at a college or university? Are you fretting over what exactly you're going to say in front of this large audience?

Well, first off, congratulations on your obvious success in some way to have been chosen for the honor. Second, we've got you totally covered with this handy-dandy commencement mashup from NPR that will show you how to nail the speech in eight easy steps. (Okay, really it's seven steps, but we totally understand the eighth one.) But with this guide, in no time at all you'll be ready to give a commencement speech with the best of them.


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