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Yale Commencement Speech

My Unconventional Path to Yale

Lauren Harris | Posted 07.23.2014 | College
Lauren Harris

I was terrified when I came to Yale. A big part of me thought I wasn't good enough. But a big part of life is ignoring the naysayers especially the one inside you. Most people are stopped from doing great things by no one but themselves.

Yale Commencement Speech

Ariel Kirshenbaum | Posted 08.04.2014 | College
Ariel Kirshenbaum

Totally stumped, I wrote this speech the same way I did every other Yale paper ... Last night, before opening a Word document, I finished a box of Cheez-Its, stalked my Facebook crush, I checked Buzzfeed, Facebook stalked again, and then I called my Mommy.

An Imaginary Commencement Speech at Yale

Jeff Brenzel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jeff Brenzel

What could it matter how I evaluate your choices? What matters is how you evaluate yourself. I wonder if you have done this yet -- measured yourself by standards that you would have to justify only to the man or woman in the mirror.