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4 Awesome Graduation Speeches to Get You Pumped About Life After College

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Congratulations! You’ve made it. It’s graduation time and we’d like to let you know how proud we are. As with any graduation, we’d like to end with a commencement speech. Well, we’d like to end with more than one. Here is a compilation of our favorite (serious and not-so-serious) graduation speeches.

If you feel like laughing…

James Franco’s rejected UCLA commencement speech

If you’re feeling contemplative…

This is Water by David Foster Wallace

If you need some motivation to take action…

Why 30 is Not the New 20 by Meg Jay

If you want to feel inspired…

Dear Sugar, The Rumpus Advice Column #72, The Future Has an Ancient Heart

Good luck out there in the real world!!

P.S. Did we forget one? Let us know your favorite graduation speech in the comments!

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