Graduation

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Apple CEO to Grads: Change the World
Inspiration

Apple CEO to Grads: Change the World

Tim Cook gave the commencement address at George Washington University, invoking the importance of values, changing the world, and Steve Jobs.
Verne Kopytoff
10 Student Discounts You Can Still Use After Graduating (Infographic)
Infographics

10 Student Discounts You Can Still Use After Graduating (Infographic)

When you're an entrepreneur, every penny counts. Recent grads looking to launch their own businesses can save a little money -- and still have a life -- by getting deals on everything from computers to movie tickets.
Carly Okyle
College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search
College Graduates

College Seniors, Comb Through Your Contacts Now to Jump Start Your Job Search

Somewhere among your family, friends, Facebook friends and friends of friends you'll find the people who will help you launch your career.
Eddy Ricci
6 Tricks to Fight Post-Holiday Fatigue
Productivity

6 Tricks to Fight Post-Holiday Fatigue

With the holiday season behind us, our body may still be recuperating. Here is how to overcome the holiday hangover.
Lisa Evans
Choosing the Employer That Will Skyrocket Your Career
Careers

Choosing the Employer That Will Skyrocket Your Career

To ensure your career doesn't hit a dead end, make sure you anticipate industry moves and catch the next big wave.
Dan Yoo
3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech
Commencement addresses

3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of Washington.
Laura Entis
10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever
Graduation

10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever

Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13.
Geoff Weiss
Jim Carrey to College Grads: Always Choose Love Over Fear
Commencement addresses

Jim Carrey to College Grads: Always Choose Love Over Fear

"You can fail at what you don't want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love."
Laura Entis
Michael Bloomberg to Grads: You May Hate What I Stand For, But Don't Repress Me
Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg to Grads: You May Hate What I Stand For, But Don't Repress Me

The former New York City mayor chastised college students across the country for censoring conservative voices.
Laura Entis
 Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience
Commencement addresses

Ex-NYT Editor Jill Abramson on Resilience

'I'm talking to anyone who has been dumped,' the recently fired executive editor of The New York Times told Wake Forest grads. 'When that happens, show what you are made of.'
Laura Entis
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.
Freelancers

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
Peter Cannone
Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.
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Panera Founder and CEO Ron Shaich: It's Not About Choosing the 'Right' Path, It's About Knowing What Ignites Your Passion.

Figure out what you care about, what brings you joy and what drives you, Shaich told Clark University graduates. The rest will come.
Laura Entis
Charlie Day: You Shouldn't Just 'Do What Makes You Happy'
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Charlie Day: You Shouldn't Just 'Do What Makes You Happy'

The Always Sunny in Philadelphia creator and star tells Merrimack College graduates to create their own opportunities.
Laura Entis
Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always
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Sheryl Sandberg's Advice to Grads: Banish Self-Doubt, Dream Bigger and Lean In, Always

During her commencement speech at City Colleges of Chicago, Facebook's COO told graduates to lean in even on days when they feel like hanging back and remaining quiet.
Laura Entis