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Graduation 2014

First-Generation Student Graduates With Honors and Shares Her College Experience

Diane Propsner | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Diane Propsner

College graduation was especially sweet for Jennifer Eadie. A first-generation student, she's the first woman in her family to graduate from college.

The World's Most Successful People Have Just Two Words For The Class Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire & Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.28.2014 | College

"You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world, and as you walk through those doors today, you will only have two choices: love or fear,...

A Big Sister's Sloppy Guide for Freshman Year of College

Marina Shifrin | Posted 07.27.2014 | College
Marina Shifrin

As an adult who cries regularly and has yet to figure out how to mail a letter, I feel it is my duty to warn all 18-year-olds to take my advice at their own risk.

All in on Love

John Legend | Posted 07.20.2014 | College
John Legend

Love your self, love your work, love the people around you. Dare to love those who are different from you, no matter where they're from, what they look like, and who they love. Pursue this life of love with focus and passion and ambition and courage. Give it your all. And that will be your path to true success.

Forget About Jobs, Young Graduates; Go Slay Dragons Instead

Dr. Kevin J. Tracey, MD | Posted 07.12.2014 | Good News
Dr. Kevin J. Tracey, MD

There are as many dragons as there are graduates. It may be tackling illiteracy, releasing that great novel from deep inside or building an app that we don't realize we need until we can't live without it. The size and shape of the beast doesn't matter; what counts is your passion.

Congrats, Graduates: Now Go Out There and Redefine Success

Arianna Huffington | Posted 06.17.2014 | College
Arianna Huffington

We're coming up on one of my favorite times of the year: that time, just after spring breaks out but before summer begins, in which thousands of college graduates are released into the world. And as they go forth we give them lots of advice. The advice varies, sometimes conflicts, but the general idea is: Here is what you need to know in order to succeed in the world. This year my book tour is taking me to a lot of colleges, and my first piece of advice is to start by defining success for yourself -- by being clear about what you want, what you value and what you are about. But to do that, we need to abandon, or at least mitigate, some of the worst practices of the adult world that students are already mired in: burnout, sleep deprivation, stress and anxiety. This is all the more important because this generation is starting out their adult lives burdened with multiple deficits.

This Brilliant, Uncompromising Graduation Speech Only Gets Better With Time

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.16.2014 | College

David Foster Wallace, widely considered one of the most brilliant writers of his generation, wrote prolifically about an incredibly wide spectrum of h...

Steve Jobs's Most Important Gift To Millennials Wasn't The iPhone

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 04.14.2014 | College

Nine years and 19 million YouTube views later, Steve Jobs's commencement address to Stanford University's graduating class of 2005 has achieved iconic...