Content Updated On : 2022-01-24

Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be... well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I've known for years are all in the industry together.

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Upon graduation, I hit a wall. All of my good friends from UCLA were taking on jobs they were passionate about, and I felt left behind. It took a bit of soul searching, but in the end, I finally had the guts to pursue acting.

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Really, the potential for, first of all, any college graduate today is enormously good. These are good times for anyone with a college degree today, particularly African Americans. With a college degree today, you really breach the unemployment rate.

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When I was a graduate student, the leading spirits at Harvard were interested in the history of ideas.

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All my graduation money went to paying for bartending classes so I could have a side gig. I bartended for two months before I was supposed to move to New York and then two months later I got the job as an understudy in 'Sister Act' and haven't looked back since.

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I went to military college in Canada and graduated as an officer in the Navy but also as an engineer.

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When I graduated from Santa Monica High in 1927, I was voted the girl most likely to succeed. I didn't realize it would take so long.

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Knowledge is invariably a matter of degree: you cannot put your finger upon even the simplest datum and say this we know.

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It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree.

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Graduation speeches force you to reflect. They are about consciousness. Nothing is better than consciousness.

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If you're picking your best friend based on what kind of clothes she wears or how popular she is, chances are you aren't going to stay in touch after graduation.

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I've always been short and stocky. So when I got into repertory theatre after graduation, I found myself doing character roles: because of my deep voice, shape and height, I was playing 40-year-old, 50-year-old roles at the age of 23.

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School desegregation is associated with higher graduation rates, greater employability, higher earnings, and decreased rates of incarceration.

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High levels of homeownership have been shown to foster greater involvement in school and civic organizations, higher graduation rates, and greater neighborhood stability.

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A few months after graduation I was working in films. It took off pretty quick.

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I'm not impressed by someone's degree... I'm impressed by them making movies.

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I went to college at the University of Kansas, where I got a degree in political science.

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Post my graduation, I really thought that acting was something I wanted to do. I simply took a chance and started auditioning, and I loved it.

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At the end of four years' time, at graduation, we were down to 12. At our reunion that we had several years ago, only 1 out of the 52 actually made it to ordination and priesthood. So there you go, there's your numbers.

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I received $100 per week when I started working at the Globe after graduation.

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