How to Wear a Graduation Cap

Jesse Alexander For Students, Graduation, How To

Who knows what the weather will be like on your graduation day, it might be picture perfect or anything but. If the wind picks up, your graduation cap could blow right off your head before you make it to the stage. If you’re like most graduates, you probably only want your graduation cap airborne at the end of the ceremony. Below, we’ve shared …

How to Write a Graduation Speech

Tara Albi For Students, Graduation, How To

Graduation Speech Writing Below, we’ve shared how to write a graduation speech that connects with your peers, so you can avoid clichés and deliver a message that is equally heartfelt and entertaining. We’ve also included some graduation speech examples for use as a launch point for your writing. Brainstorm Ideas and Themes Start the process by jotting down stories, events, …

Graduation Announcement Etiquette

Jesse Alexander For Students, Graduation, How To

Graduation Announcements The months leading up to graduation are a hectic time for students, with papers, final exams, and fond farewells among friends. Sending out a formal graduation announcement is probably the last thing on their minds. However, a well-crafted invitation will make your family proud, and they’ll always have it as a memento of your special day. Below, we’ve …

Graduation Party Planning Timeline

Kristoff Albanese Graduation, How To

It Is Graduation Party Time! Below, we’ve shared how to plan a graduation party so that you honor your child’s achievements, bring friends and family together, and make some spectacular memories. Think of this article as your graduation party checklist. We’ve broken down the planning process into a digestible timeline, so that you aren’t overwhelmed with errands a few days …

Congrats Grads! DIY Graduation Party Ideas

Kristoff Albanese DIY, Graduation, How To

Graduation season is always full of parties, and if you’ve been racking your brain trying to think of ways to make your grad party stand out, look no further! This infographic highlights some fun DIY projects — a photo booth, a recipe, and a gift idea — that will make your party special! Feel free to put a unique spin …

How to Plan a Graduation For Homeschooled Students

Kristoff Albanese For Educators, Graduation, How To

Homeschool Graduation Planning Homeschooling offers benefits for many families, but it can have its challenges. One of these struggles is making homeschool graduation seem like the big, life-changing event it is. When your child doesn’t have a class to walk with, academic awards to receive or college plans to share with peers, graduating may not seem like a very big deal …

Get Oriented: How to Survive Your First Week of College

Susan Simmons For Students, How To

Freshman orientation goes by in a flash. It’s a time for meeting tons of new people, having unfamiliar experiences, and getting used to life away from the nest. With so much going on in such a short period of time, you should take advantage of it. Putting in extra effort during your first week of college can seriously pay off …

How to Choose and Wear Tam

Tara Albi How To

You’re probably thinking to yourself “Do I really need instructions on how to wear a tam?”. Yes, we think you do despite the graduation tam being a mark of higher education. Tams are a better quality graduation cap than the standard mortarboard. They are made of a high-end black velvet material with a soft poof-like top. The mortarboard is a …

How to Remove the Wrinkles from your Graduation Gown

Tara Albi How To

Many people have asked us over the years How to Remove the Wrinkles from your Graduation Gown. Sometimes when you receive your graduation regalia that has been sitting in it’s cellophane packaging for a while, wrinkles are inevitable. Washing these items is risky and how many students have the money for professional dry cleaning? Did you know you can treat …

How to Wear Your Graduation Gown

Tara Albi How To

Now that you have correctly measured and received your graduation gown, you may not know how to wear your graduation gown correctly. It may seem pretty obvious but wearing a graduation gown is not something you do everyday so it wouldn’t hurt to review these steps. Please read these easy directions to make sure you look great in your cap …