Graduation Articles

Wheaton College Grad Takes on the World

Wheaton College graduate Iraimi Mercado isn’t taking her education for granted. When she finishes up at Wheaton this month, she’ll begin an international service and research project on YMCA youth programs all over the world. Iraimi was a student leader and community service advocate while at Wheaton, and we’re excited to see her take on the world! […]

Graduation Gifts: Top 10 Grad Gifts for 2012

We’ve got the top 10 Graduation gifts that your college or high school grad wants this year. Chances are that you’ve racked your brain for the perfect gift, only to realize that there’s no way of knowing what your new grad needs or wants! The StudentAdvisor team searched all over for the best and most […]

Notable 2012 College Commencement Speakers

Politicians, titans of industry, comedians, inventors, journalists, and war heroes. They’re all making the rounds at college commencement ceremonies this Spring to inspire the Class of 2012 and wish them luck. With graduation day just around the corner, the StudentAdvisor team wanted to share some of our favorite college commencement speaker selections for this year. […]

College Seniors: Are You Ready to Graduate and Start Life?

As a college senior, this time of year can be incredibly stressful. In between cranking out your last research papers and trying to stay focused in class, you’re just starting to think about what life is going to be like after college. Brace yourself! The transition from all-nighters, a busy social life, and campus living […]

Life After Graduation: So You Want to Teach English Abroad?

By Noah Greenberg For The cliché, unfortunately, is true: Graduation day comes and goes in the blink of an eye. One minute you’re all cap and gown; the next, you’ve either occupied the basement couch at your parents’ house, or you’re cinching up a tie for that coveted ‘job’ that everyone seems to be […]

First Year Out of College? How to Survive Life After School

By Sam Coren Staff If you were lucky enough to graduate this past Spring, I recommend savoring this summer as much as possible. Why?  Come September it will hit you like a sack of bricks when realize that you won’t be going back to school. Whether you like it or not, you’ll have to […]

5 Useful College Graduation Gifts You Haven’t Thought Of

By Sam Coren Staff Late Spring is serious gift buying season. Is your calendar like mine with all these weddings and graduations stockpiled from May through June? Ouch, my wallet! While cash is always king, sometimes you’d like your gift to represent a little more thought than a fistful of dollars. While Dr. Seuss’s […]

Notable College Commencement Speakers 2011

By Puja Shah Staff Four years of late-nights either writing papers and studying for too many accounting exams or reminiscing with roommates about the bad (but really good) decisions you made freshman year all come down to one day – actually, just a few hours of sitting impatiently waiting to walk across the stage […]

85% of College Seniors Move Back Home After Graduation

Does this sound like a familiar story to you? According to this CNN article, 85% of college seniors planned to move back home with their parents after graduation last May, a significant increase from 67% in 2006. The buzz in the Twittersphere confirms that this is something many college students can identify with: “This makes me […]