On a painfully hot day in May 2015, I donned a long black gown and stood for hours in a field of uncomfortably wet grass while sun burned my cheeks and humidity wreaked havoc with my hair. Was I prepared for life? Definitely not. But there I was anyway, graduating college.
It you’re reading this, you’re probably about to graduate, too. Congrats! All those early morning classes, the hours spent taking notes until your hands cramped, and the hundreds of lectures and late-night cram sessions are finally about to pay off.
Once finals are over just one thing stands in the way of you and that sweet, sweet diploma: A long as hell and incredibly boring graduation ceremony. Read more…