Category: Graduation

6 Powerful Quotes from Famous Commencement Day Speakers

By IvyWise on Friday, May 17, 2019

6 Powerful Graduation Quotes from Famous SpeakersInspirational Graduation Day Quotes from Your Favorite Celebrities

Between walking across the stage, celebrating with friends, and receiving your diploma, sometimes it’s hard to remember the words of wisdom a commencement speaker shares on graduation day. However, it may be easier to take note of an important quote if it comes from your favorite author, actress, or comedian.

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6 Colleges with Unique Graduation Traditions

By IvyWise on Wednesday, May 1, 2019

6 Colleges with Unique Graduation TraditionsCelebrate with These Festive Commencement Ceremonies

Much like the students who apply each year, no colleges or universities are the same. In addition to varying locations, course requirements and campus environments, many colleges have their own unique graduation traditions.

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Summer Plans for Incoming College Freshmen

By IvyWise on Wednesday, June 26, 2013
describe the imageHow to Spend Your Summer Before College

As the caps come off and the graduation celebrations begin, many high school graduates lookforward to the unbridled freedom of the summer before college. After twelve plus years of non-stop academic and extracurricular responsibilities, this summer provides a much-needed chance for students to unwind after a hectic year of college applications and before an exciting freshman year. Rather than sleep through the hot summer days, use your time to prepare for the year ahead.

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High School Graduation Checklist

By IvyWise on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
What To Do List Before Your Pick Up Your Diploma

GraduationSeniors, graduation is right around the corner! As you prepare for you finals and AP exams, check out this graduation checklist to make sure you’ll be all ready for the big day!

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Unusual Graduation Traditions

By IvyWise on Monday, May 13, 2013
Wellesley grads prepare their hoopsUnique Ways Colleges Say Goodbye to Students

As the semester comes to a close, college seniors everywhere are saying goodbye to the schools that have been their home for the past four years. While graduates typically commemorate the event with caps, gowns, commencement speeches, and a march set to “Pomp and Circumstance,” some colleges have been known to incorporate some less conventional traditions.

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