graduation

7 Things To Know About Being A Digital Nomad

After my college graduation, I just couldn't stop moving. I never made it a whole year anywhere. I daydreamed about having no apartment at all and traveling. It wasn't that I disliked my location; I just disliked staying in one place. I didn't know w…
By Suzannah Weiss

Graduation Memes That Are Totally Relatable

Whether you're willing to admit it to yourself or not, graduation a seriously emotional milestone. You're excited because you want to get the hell out of wherever you were, and you're nostalgic because you're sad to leave at the same time. You're sca…
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Weirdest College Graduation Traditions Around The World

Congratulations! Somehow, against all odds, you've finally graduated. And now you have to sit through the wonders of graduation day, with weepy relatives, thousands of names being called, and your one moment of glory in which you stride across the st…
By JR Thorpe

35 Earrings For Graduation To Compliment Your Cap & Gown

If graduation day is nearing, you're probably stoked. Although you'll likely be experiencing a mix of emotions, you'll want to bring your style game, too. It's a tiny detail, but finding the perfect earrings to wear on graduation could make you feel …
By Phoebe Waller

Here's How Women Fought For The Right To Be Educated

We're currently in the thick of college graduation season, which means that you and your friends are likely gathering your gowns, planning your parties, and wondering what the hell you're going to do with your lives once you've got that shiny new dip…
By JR Thorpe

11 Ways To Wear Your Hair With A Graduation Cap

Now that the brunt of your academic responsibilities are behind you, it's time to think about graduation, including how to wear your hair with a graduation cap. Because oddly enough, it's not something they teach you in school. If you're not prepare…
By Phoebe Waller

Books To Give A College Grad (That Aren't 'Oh, The Places You'll Go!')

So, you've got to buy a gift for a recent college graduate. You want to buy them a book? Great! When I graduated from college a.. .ahem ...a few years ago, nothing helped me more when I was in that post-grad funk than books. Oh, wait, you say you're …
By Kerri Jarema

Here's How To Make Your Graduation Cap Stay Put

There's plenty to worry about on your graduation day, and a loose graduation cap shouldn't be one of them. You'll need to know how to make your graduation cap stay, in order to shorten your list of potentially embarrassing incidents that might occur.…
By Phoebe Waller

25 Small Purses Perfect For Graduation

You've spent years in school, weeks picking out the perfect dress for graduation, and now you're realizing you need a purse that isn't your coffee-stained, homework-heavy old backpack. You want to stash your phone in between sending quick snaps to yo…
By Kelsey Nelson

Cute Sneakers To Wear To Graduation

Look, let's be real: graduations tend to be kind of long... and boring. Sure, it's an exciting and momentous occasion — but the ceremonies can get kind of arduous. And it's precisely for that reason that you might want to start scoping out cute sneak…
By Rosie Narasaki

15 Cute Sandals To Wear To Graduation

If you're lucky, graduation is usually a summery celebration — in other words, an occasion that most definitely calls for open-toed shoes (and a post-finals celebratory pedicure, of course). So, have you started looking for cute sandals to wear to gr…
By Rosie Narasaki

17 White Graduation Dresses That Are Anything But Boring

It may only be March, but now that spring has officially arrived, graduation season is quickly approaching! Between reminiscing about all the memories you made with your now lifelong friends and that soon-to-be unforgettable moment of walking across …
By Dale Arden Chong

10 Alternatives To Getting A Full-Time Job

So you've graduated college, or you're a senior who will be doing so in a few months. Congratulations! It's really exciting, but it's also a period of your life when you'll spend a whole lot of time thinking, "um, now what?" Everyone you know and mee…
By Jessica Booth

12 Things You Think Before Your Final College Year

You're almost there — so almost there you can taste it, and you're suffering from some serious senioritis. But it's OK! Going back to school can be awesome, especially when you know the real world lies just on the other side of the educational bulwar…
By Alexandra Antonopoulos

What To Wear To Graduation In Hot Weather

Choosing the perfect outfit to wear to a summertime graduation doesn't have to be struggle. No matter if you'll be sitting through an outdoor ceremony or watching from inside the school's stadium, there are plenty of outfits out there that can keep y…
By Emily McClure

11 Ways To Cut Your School T-Shirts

Leaving school can be a difficult process. Even if you're just segueing from junior high to high school, there are big changes ahead. You might have some great memories that you're not yet ready to let go of, though. To keep them alive, figuring out …
By Phoebe Waller

These Songs Played During Every Grad Slideshow

You know kids, it’s been a while since I’ve graduated... much of anything, really, and I’m not entirely unhappy about it. As great as graduating actually is, the ceremony is usually an endless hell of boring speeches and end-of-the-year graduation sl…
By Mary Grace Garis

20 Gifts Every High School Graduate Will Love

High school graduation is a Big Deal — it's the end of one chapter and the beginning of a whole new, exciting one. It's only fitting to celebrate the person going through it with some meaningful high school graduation gifts. The only problem? It can …
By Jessica Booth

15 Vegan Recipes Perfect For Your Graduation Party

The diplomas have been stamped and sealed, the hats have been tossed, and now it's time to celebrate. Make sure you have a well-rounded spread at your food table by including tasty vegan graduation party recipes that people with alternative diets can…
By Sadie Trombetta

14 Bacon-Wrapped Graduation Party Appetizers FTW

It's graduation season, and that means it's time to celebrate all of your hard work with the best graduation party food ever. Yep, I'm talking about bacon in all of its crispy, crunchy, salty glory. You just can't go wrong with this crowd-pleasing in…
By Megan Hanson