It’s graduation season! Few ceremonies come close to the magnitude of graduating from any kind of educational institution, and the enthusiasm of new graduates is infectious. In the wake of our recent rebrand, we’re also feeling inspired! In the spirit of change, and in no particular order, here are some of our favorite graduation speeches. David Foster Wallace: Kenyon College 2005 “There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, ‘Morning, boys. How’s the water?’ And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other and goes ‘What is water?’” read more »
While I was in college (not too long ago), all I thought about was graduation and the abyss of uncertainty that came afterward. I tortured myself with the endless possibilities that awaited me:
As it turned out, I got exceedingly lucky and was hired by some wonderful people to work for an equally wonderful company. I thought my days of confusion were over. Then I actually started working. read more »
Will I get a job?
If so, where?
Will I like it there?
Will they like me?
... Oh man, I hope they like me.