Some of the funniest, mind blowing, and practical pieces of #GradAdvice for all ages.
Throughout our lives, we experience many different graduations and each one comes with its own set of hopes, fears, and excitement. No matter your age, good advice is always appreciated when embarking on the next stage of life. With Twitter and other social media platforms, we live in a golden age of crowd sourcing advice on the right way to live a happy and successful life. Using #gradadvice, we’ve found some of the most hilarious, mind blowing, and practical pieces of advice for grads of all ages.
Work Matters (A Little)
#ATT My #GradAdvice: Work to live, don’t live to work. Make sure you’re always trying to find the balance.— Carol Tagayun (@Carol Tagayun) 1464218182.0
Networking is understanding what others want and what you can offer them. Not hey we went to the same school, hire me. #AdweekChat— Alfred Ko (@Alfred Ko) 1461180937.0
Some #gradadvice from Rich: be yourself, never take 'no' for an answer and treat all co-workers with respect and you'll do great!— Rich Eisen Show (@Rich Eisen Show) 1465780451.0
"It no longer suffices to be an expert in only one's own field. Professionals must collaborate & build interdisciplinary skills" #gradadvice— Alan Kadish (@Alan Kadish) 1465320013.0
Grad advice #1: Have high expectations. In studies of successful people, one characteristic emerges: they expected success. #gradadvice— Soraya M. Coley (@Soraya M. Coley) 1465256654.0
Failure Means You’re On The Right Path
@HarvardAlumni Be bold & jump into something new or uncertain bc failures are the fastest ways to learn/grow #Harvard15 #gradadvice #HR05— Ann Lai (@Ann Lai) 1432763895.0
#GradAdvice -- don't listen when people say you can't do something. DO listen when they say you can do something better.— Jenny Robertson (@Jenny Robertson) 1464285775.0
#GradAdvice Ask that question, always. Try things that are scary. Embrace being a part of a community. Be open to taking an unexpected path.— Erica Gordon (@Erica Gordon) 1464183894.0
"Never be afraid to take the wrong road, it might just be the right one" #GradAdvice - #AmbQuinn https://t.co/mhTQm1TBer— The Next Norm (@The Next Norm) 1465602429.0
Grad advice #3: Be persistent. Every failure has a lesson in it. Learn it and then keep moving forward. Success takes resilience #gradadvice— Soraya M. Coley (@Soraya M. Coley) 1465428620.0
Humor Is The Spice Of Life
Time for #gradadvice. https://t.co/xU3epLwgNR— UniversityPressofKY (@UniversityPressofKY) 1461954666.0
Always remember to have some fun along the way. #gradadvice https://t.co/FBT4Kv5P2r— Jake Saperstein (@Jake Saperstein) 1464995595.0
#gradadvice from my mom. #cyclONEgrad https://t.co/PWwZI7dgVj— Makayla Tendall (@Makayla Tendall) 1462649058.0
@multnomahu Be okay with not saving the world right out of college. Life is a process. Little steps make the journey.— Courtney Huskisson (@Courtney Huskisson) 1461349760.0
Accept the things you can’t change, change the things you can’t accept. Learning the difference is the way to a happy life. #gradadvice— Cathy Steiner (@Cathy Steiner) 1433337831.0
You're more than what friends, teachers or family think you are. #GradAdvice— Wade Heath (@Wade Heath) 1432053804.0
We don't need magic to change world, we carry the power we need inside already: we have the power to imagine better. JK Rowling #GradAdvice— DeSmet Jesuit Kairos (@DeSmet Jesuit Kairos) 1431892780.0
If you really want something, you will have to work hard, take advantage of opportunities & never give up! - #JaneGoodall's mum #GradAdvice— JaneGoodallInstitute (@JaneGoodallInstitute) 1465426496.0
A7: The journey is just beginning. Follow your passions, set high goals, don’t be afraid to ask for help #PromiseChat #GradAdvice— Tanya Tucker (@Tanya Tucker) 1465414938.0
Some grad advice tropes persist over the years: Find a balance between work and play, be kind to others, don’t be afraid to take a chance or ask for help, etc. Join the conversation and share some inspiring words with others using hashtag #gradadvice.
Graduation. It’s the perfect time to look back, and forward. It’s a time to celebrate all that has been accomplished, and to set goals for the years ahead. AT&T hopes that you’ll share your stories and experience using #GradAdvice. The important life lessons that we’ve all learned along the way deserve to be handed down to the graduates of tomorrow.