Your graduation from Ashworth College is a momentous occasion. As an educational milestone, it should be one of the most wonderful and memorable events of your life. But mishaps can crop up to turn your excitement into a series of annoyances. Take these tips from graduates who came before you and you’ll proceed to a photo finish, smiling all the way.
Wear the proper clothing. Ashworth College graduation day is a long one! We give everyone time to take photos, socialize, and of course rehearse with a complete run-through of the ceremony. Metro Atlanta in August is hot, so this tip boils down to wearing cool, lightweight clothing. But even though you’ll be wearing your graduation gown over your clothes, don’t dress too casually. Dark pants, socks, and shoes are best for men as the colors blend well with the dark graduation gown.
Many women choose to wear a comfortable dress or skirt. Choose dress shoes that are dark and allow you to walk comfortably and naturally. Avoid sandals, sneakers and any shoes you haven’t broken in yet or that you might trip over as you walk up the steps to the stage.
Cap, tassel, and bedazzles. How to wear a graduation cap properly has stymied more than one graduate. Here’s how it works:
You may wish to personalize your cap by attaching something that is meaningful to you. Decorate it as you would like. Some people attach glitter or write a unique message on it. Just assure the cap is securely attached to your head so it won’t fall off.
One final thought: Take time to appreciate the joy of the moment, in a day that celebrates your determination to overcome the barriers to education and your attainment of a worthwhile goal.
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