Graduation Speech : Class Of 2020 Essay

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To The Class of 2020:
First and foremost, I should congratulate you on completing one of the four greatest accomplishments in your life. Now you can look forward to graduating college, getting married, and having kids, but lets not get carried away. I am sure you have heard plenty of times that college is going to be the greatest four years of your life. Although I have only completed one semester as a college freshman, I can agree with every single person that has told me that.
College is definitely nothing like high school. I mean for one your parents are no longer around and as awesome as that sounds, you will eventually find yourself wishing you had your mothers’ opinion for everything. Independence really starts to set in when you have to make your own doctors appointments and order your own take-out. Growing up we were always used to toilet paper and shampoo just being there. Now that you are in college living on your own, you realize when it is almost too late that you actually have to go out and buy things like shampoo and groceries on your own… with your own money. Fortunately, I was lucky enough to get through my first semester with help from my parents but I know that many students are not as lucky as I am. If you are fortunate enough to not have to work for your tuition, you need to learn how to be responsible, even though it is still not your money.
For starters, a meal plan is a wonderful thing. Even though the food is not as awesome as your grandma’s, you,…

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