Want To Feel Inspired? Take A Look At The Best Graduation Speeches Of All Time

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Seniors: throughout the past few weeks, you’ve likely been given a plethora of advice. Some good, some bad, some downright laughable. It’s a scary time for you, you know, with graduation and moving back into your parents’ house. I get it, it’s terrifying. Your mom will probably make you make your bed and possibly even do the dishes. So, in light of your impending doom that is leaving the safe quads of campus, take a moment and listen to some words of wisdom from people much smarter than you and me. And maybe, just maybe, leaving college won’t be as scary as you think.

J.K. Rowling, Harvard College


Brian Williams, The George Washington University


Lisa Kudrow, Vassar College


Stephen Colbert, Northwestern University


Amy Poehler, Harvard College


Steve Jobs, Stanford University


Ellen DeGeneres, Tulane University


Conan O’Brien, Dartmouth College


David Foster Wallace, Kenyon College

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Catie Warren

From Rush To Rehab (@catie__warren) is a semi-fuctioning adult who has been celebrating her 21st birthday for the past three years. She attended college in the nation’s capital and to this day is angry that Pit Bull lied to her, as you cannot, in fact, party on The White House lawn. Prior to her success with TSM, Rehab was most famous for being featured in her hometown newspaper regarding her 5th grade Science Fair Project for which she did not place. In her spare time, she enjoys attributing famous historical quotes to Marilyn Monroe and getting in fights with thirteen year olds on twitter. Email:

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