10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said

10 1/2 Things No Commencement Speaker Has Ever Said


The antidote to these cotton-candy platitudes which are all too conventional to somebody who is ever worn a mortarboard, Wheelan's 10 head-turning aphorisms - subsidized up through a PhD in public coverage and vast social technology study - set the checklist instantly. Readers far and wide agreed, turning a Dartmouth type Day speech that had long past viral right into a best-selling book.

Whether praising the time "wasted" in fraternity basements; stating that, frankly, the worst days of your lifestyles nonetheless lie forward; or just asking that graduates steer clear of wreaking the type of havoc that others sooner than them have, Wheelan softens his candid conclusions with good-natured attraction and stories of unconventional good fortune. With cartoons sprinkled all through to maintain issues gentle, this quantity makes an ideal present for graduates of all ages.

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