On your commencement… dream on

Please watch these four commencement speeches and pull out the five most important messages to you. Your audience: yourself at your own commencement in a few years.  Due: Monday, Oct. 24.  Required: 1,000 words.

Steven Colbert’s Commencement Speech, Northwestern University, 2011

Conan O’Brien’s Commencement Speech, Dartmouth University, 2011

J.K. Rowling’s Commencement Speech, Harvard University, 2008

Steve Jobs’s Commencement Speech, Stanford University, 2005

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