Just before I enrolled in my university, I devoured articles like “7 Things Freshmen Need to Survive,” and “3 Things I Wish I Knew B...
Graduation Day. It's a rite of passage that these days pretty much every student, from preschoolers to post grads, has been entitled to. The caps, the gowns, the celebrations; but what about those who have struggled with secondary education, for one reason or another?
People tell you having a child is a love like no other. You try to imagine, but it doesn't live in your bones until it's already happened to you. To us.
In some way or another, we are all a product of our raising. Everything from our childhood, and ways our parents did or didn't participate has resulted in who we are today.
"Making mistakes humbles you and allows you to learn," Dr. Patricia Rekawek advises the residents as she addresses the Mount Sinai Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science on graduation night.
While I wish you a great future, what I really wish for you is a great summer. Because if you learn to appreciate the now, you'll always have it to reflect on. If you forever focus on tomorrow, you'll never truly have today. Congratulations and good luck!
And in case you're wondering if forgoing that year of work experience will "look bad" to future employers, the answer, at least for me, is "no." The key is to do something valuable with your time, and then highlighting this experience on your resume and during interviews.
A year ago, a friend of mine whose child had just graduated from high school suggested I write an article about this big milestone. I thought about it and decided to wait. It would have been like writing a guidebook about Paris based on internet research, without actually going there and seeing the light, smelling the bread. A year later, my son has just graduated from high school. Let's just say I've seen the light. I assume that's why there are tears in my eyes all the time.
My Facebook newsfeed for the past several weeks has been filled with graduation pictures and proud posts by parents about their child's college acceptance letters. It reminds me my daughter will start high school this coming fall and soon be applying to college.
We all know that the proverbial sayings are true, that whether your road is paved with yellow bricks or grey concrete, everyone's life path will encounter difficulty. When facing the inevitable hardships, it's worth remembering this bit of navigation advice.
Congrats graduates of 2016! You made it through 4 years of grueling coursework, late night studying, early classes and internships. No longer, seniors, you are now recent graduates entering the real world. Yet, I've always wondered, how soon does 'recent graduate' become unemployed?
BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink gave a commencement speech at his alma mater UCLA on June 10. He urged graduates to stay curious and face succes...
As I trudged sniffling up our basement stairs, I realized that I didn't keep all those boxed basement relics for my kids, I kept them so I wouldn't forget. Regardless, High School Graduation, the monumental milestone that heralds adulthood and independent life, has a way of making the last 18 years unforgettable.
Do you remember what inspired you to go to college? Take a minute, think back, and see if you can recall the specific moment. Maybe it was your firs...
Graduation season is time to celebrate huge milestones and your gift choice is very important. There was a time when graduation gifts consisted of mo...
As you embark on the next phase of your life, I'm very excited for you, Jordan. You are ready, and I believe in you -- completely and without limits.