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Featured Video: "J.K. Rowling Speaks At Harvard Commencement"

Watching college commencement speeches from well-known and renowned individuals on YouTube has become something an odd pastime of mine. It’s something that provides me with motivation to keep pushing through the daily grind of college life and help me through the point I’m at in life currently. 47 more words

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2011 Dartmouth College Commencement Address from Conan O'Brien

“Your path at 22 will not necessarily be your path at 32 or 42. One’s dream is constantly evolving, rising and falling, changing course.” (19:45)

Abramson’s daughter previews mom’s commencement speech, journos swoon

Jill Abramson is the Wake Forest commencement speaker. This morning just got WAY more interesting. #wfugrad

— Jasmine Au Howard (@Jas_Au) May 19, 2014

FYI: Former…

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A Little Inspiration For Your Thursday: Neil Gaiman Commencement Speech

Today’s post is going to be short and sweet on the writing side of things. I absolutely love this commencement speech by one of my favorite authors, Neil Gaiman. 60 more words

Guidelines For Graduates

Graduation is a time to celebrate, but in a time of transition there is the fear of the unknown. Reflecting on the past allows graduates to find the constant theme of God’s love in their life and the promise of the future. 12 more words


Inspirational Video: Steve Jobs

Today’s inspirational video is one that I have listened to literally thousands of times, it just never gets old. If you’ve heard Steve Jobs’ Stanford commencement speech of 2005, well, here it is again as it is a great reminder. 15 more words


"When it comes to the arts, passion should trump common sense."

“You made it…and..you’re f***ed…”

If you are pursuing a degree in the arts, Robert DeNiro provides words of wisdom. Along the lines of the “Wear Sunscreen” speech that never was, DeNiro gives some realistic advice about people who are following their passion, including the amount of rejection you will face, and facing the long difficult road ahead. 68 more words