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Words of Wisdom for Young Grads

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Words of Wisdom for Young Grads

Words of Wisdom for Young Grads

Words of Wisdom for Young Grads

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For many graduates, the most common gift they will receive this spring is unsolicited advice. Guests discuss the best advice to give a youngster, and listeners share the words of wisdom — both good and bad — that they received when they graduated from high school and college.

Amy Dickinson, writes the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for The Chicago Tribune

Brian Till, rising senior at Haverford College

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