3 commencement speeches to start the first day of the rest of your life

The future excites us with all the good things we know are in store for us.

But with so much pressure to be happy, successful and the next millionaire entrepreneur, stepping out of your campus quad into the next chapter of your life can be riddled with depression and anxiety.

While others denounce commencement speeches as feel-good fluff, it is a generalisation that should not stop you from filtering out the mediocre to get to the ones that inspire and motivate you.

To help you along, here are our three choice snippets from commencement speeches this year that we felt had the right balance of gritty realism and stirring words of wisdom.

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